Tag: money printing

Jul 13 2022

3 Lessons From The Oslo Freedom Forum: Oppression & CBDCs – Booth, Song, Mezinskis

It’s time to talk monetary oppression at The Oslo Freedom Forum. Bitcoin heavyweights Jeff Booth and Jimmy Song make an appearance and, surprisingly, don’t even mention the asset. Bitcoin is ever present in spirit, though. Because it fixes all of the situations they’re mentioning. The other big topic of today’s selection is CBDCs. Are they ready for prime time? The answer might surprise...

Jul 09 2022

Easy Money Makes Easy Markets, Until The Party Stops

Bitcoin’s consistent issuance schedule makes it a consistent asset in times of inconsistent monetary policy. It will outlast any of the Federal Reserve’s plans.This is an opinion editorial by Adam Taha, a host of a Bitcoin podcast in Arabic and a contributor at Bitcoin Magazine.Luna’s infamous...

Apr 20 2022

It’s Not Late-Stage Capitalism. It’s Late-Stage Fiat

Apr 20 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  amazon capitalism covid-19 culture fed

Bitcoin is the solution for a growing division of wealth inequality driven by the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy of printing trillions of dollars.We’re not in the throes of late-stage capitalism; we’re living through the late stages and the death rattle of the post-1971 fiat system. Mistaking the two (and basing solutions or policies on this mistake) is a recipe for counterproductive interventions...

Apr 01 2022

The Turkish Lira’s Freefall And The Bitcoin Parachute

As the national currency of Turkey continues to plummet, Bitcoin represents an escape hatch for citizens looking to preserve wealth.2021 was a rough year for the people of Turkey, as the country experienced rapid devaluation of its currency, the lira. Things haven’t improved in 2022 as the lira has suffered since Russia invaded Ukraine as sanctions and export bans have resulted in...

Mar 25 2022

Bitcoin Is Peace For The 9/11 Generation: Wars On The Abstract

A society built on endless war is only possible given the power to print endless money to finance it.For full context, make sure you read Part One of this two-part series before continuing. In it, we discussed how the United States’ irresponsible spending stems from the fiat money system, which allows them to engage in...

Mar 21 2022

Bitcoin Is Peace For The 9/11 Generation: The Dollar Is Not Safe

The perpetual warfare of the last two decades will lose its source of funding as we transition from fiat money to Bitcoin.Bitcoin Is Peace For The 9/11 Generation, Part OneEndless Wars – Endless PrintingSunday, April 29, 2001: for four months and 13 days, I was alive prior to the attacks on September 11. For practically my entire life, the United...

Mar 15 2022

After 2021, The Fed’s “Price Stability” Mandate No Longer Applies

Bitcoin is the answer to what was actually a deceptive claim of price stability, as no such thing exists in a fiat monetary system."But he hasn’t got anything on," a little child said. – Hans Christian Andersen, The Emperor’s New ClothesThe 21st year of the 21st century was the moment when central bankers’ masks came off and the ugly truth was...

Feb 17 2022

Latest Bitcoin Lessons: Crowdfunding Censorship And Rampant Money Printing

The latest in macreconomics and Bitcoin, including crowdfunding for the Freedom Convoy and Jon Stewart learning about money printing.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Feb 01 2022

Debt Of Nations: Bitcoin Is An Alternative To The Physical Hand Of Keynesian Economics

Fish are the last to discover water — and economists simply cannot see past the Keynesian theory that creates the problems they intend to solve.IntroductionIn 1776, Adam Smith published, “The Wealth of Nations” and, for the most part, the near 1,000-page document confused, perplexed or completely lost many readers in what some considered a wandering and often “off subject” digressive narrative....

Jan 08 2022

Bitcoin Attacks The Ultimate Ponzi Scheme

Centrally managed currencies are similar to Ponzi schemes, and require increasingly dystopian measures to stay afloat.Bitcoin Attacks The Ultimate Ponzi SchemeWho Is Running The Ultimate Ponzi Scheme, And How Do We Stop It?The Ponzi scheme is a simple concept.“A Ponzi...

Dec 30 2021

What Military Budget Expansion Says About Our Broken Financial System

Instead, a Bitcoin standard would incentivize efficient capital allocation, economic cooperation and more free trade.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1136: "The incentives are screwed: exhibit 21,212." Sign up for the newsletter here....

Dec 19 2021

What If All The Money Being Printed Went Straight To Bitcoin?

A thought experiment on the value of bitcoin if the Federal Reserve began stacking when bitcoin was created.If you have fallen far enough down the rabbit hole, you know that bitcoin's supply schedule currently rewards 6.25 new bitcoin every 10 minutes, on average, to miners as a reward for successfully finding a valid nonce and committing a new block of transactions to...

Dec 18 2021

"Weimar Signs" In Brooklyn Show The Money Is Broken

"Weimar signs" that the fiat money system is entering hyperinflationary territory keep appearing, making the case for bitcoin.We've been keeping track of...

Dec 14 2021

Today's Economy Parallels Weimar Germany's Hyperinflation, But Now We Have Bitcoin

The more things change the more they stay the same; our modern inflationary currencies are beginning to mirror that of Weimar.In the early 1920s, the value of the papiermark (the native currency of the Weimar Republic of Germany) lost almost all of its purchasing power, causing tremendous instability within Weimar for many years as society tried to wrestle with the fact that...

Dec 05 2021

How An 18th Century Gambler Paved The Way For Central Banks, And Necessitated Bitcoin

John Law, a darling of the French king, wrote the blueprint for central banks, demonstrating the fiat flaws that Bitcoin solves as he did.I always love writing about the bridge between current events and their (often entertaining) counterparts or parallels in history. The current “war-on-cash” we see by the nation states along with the planned economy of the Amazons, Googles, Alibabas and...

Dec 01 2021

As Ruling Class Plunder Becomes The Norm, Bitcoin Lets Individuals Stand Up

By opting into money that is built on proof of work, individuals are calling out the increasing ruling class plunder, vocally or silently.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1120: "They have made plunder the norm." Sign up for the newsletter here....

Oct 19 2021

Understanding The Interest Rate Fallacy: The Risks Of Holding Fiat

Today’s low interest rate climate is one that further reduces the opportunity cost of holding base, fiat money — a fallacy fixed by Bitcoin.“After the U.S. experience during the Great Depression, and after inflation and rising interest rates in the 1970s and disinflation and falling interest rates in the 1980s, I thought the fallacy of identifying tight money with high interest rates...

Sep 30 2021

Keynesianism Benefits Money Printers, Not The Rest Of Us

Keynesianism has eroded the ability for individuals to accumulate the necessary amount of capital to better their livesThe below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1086: "Keynesianism doesn't work because it discards local information." Sign up for the...

Jun 05 2021

Warren Davidson at Bitcoin 2021: “The Fed is Dogecoin-ing the US Dollar”

The Doge community is not going to like this. In a panel at the Miami Bitcoin conference, Representative Warren Davidson spared no bullets. He compared the US Federal Reserve’s rampant money printing of late to Dogecoin’s unlimited and ever-increasing supply. “...

May 27 2021

Biden's $6 Trillion Budget Could Fuel Inflation Fears And Bitcoin Gains

The president wants to print like he’s got his own bitcoin bags, and there is no end in sight to the monetary expansion expected to come.When it rains, it pours. It appears that this is true for both weather and expansion to the monetary base of the United States. According to a report by the New York Times...

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