Tag: war

Nov 21 2022

Bitcoin Is Protection From Time Theft Of All Kinds

Bitcoin is the first line of defense for people when they have restricted access to their money or inflation is eating away at their savings.This is an opinion editorial by Dustin Lamblin, a portfolio manager and AI quantitative researcher.When people work, they trade their personal time on Earth in exchange for money. As the old adage goes, "Time is money." When...

Nov 10 2022

Honor Veterans Day By Adopting Bitcoin And Ending Forever War Funding

Nov 10 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture military opinion u.s. war

Adopting bitcoin on Veterans Day can help put an end to forever wars that unnecessarily risk the lives of U.S. soldiers.This is an opinion editorial by Captain Sidd, a finance writer and explorer of Bitcoin culture.On the occasion of Veterans Day in the U.S., I wanted to put down a few thoughts on war. War is a vile thing, yet likely...

Nov 03 2022

Bitcoin Is A Defensive Weapon Against War And Tyranny

While some have compared Bitcoin to a tool of war, it is more like a defensive weapon that protects those who use it from authoritarianism and overreach.This is a transcribed excerpt of the "Bitcoin Magazine Podcast," hosted by P and Q. In this episode, they are joined by Erik Dale to talk about how bitcoin can be used as a defensive weapon...

Oct 28 2022

Moldova Bans Cryptocurrency Mining Amid Energy Crisis

Oct 28 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  ban cryptocurrencies moldova war

Because of a major lack of energy, the government of Moldova has decided to stop crypto mining in the country. The move is part of an emergency plan to cut power use because energy supplies are running low because of the growing conflict in Ukraine. To save power, the government of Moldova bans Bitcoin mining […] The post Moldova Bans...

Oct 05 2022

How Nation-States Will Use Bitcoin In The Power Projection Game

Bitcoin miners are the next level of power projection as they reinforce an incorruptible network that cannot be usurped by a single entity.This is an opinion editorial by Jaime Gutierrez, a bitcoin financial strategist and founder of Bitcoin Embassy on YouTube.This article is part of a series written by Jaime Gutierrez entitled “The Influence Of The U.S. In Central America Then...

Aug 27 2022

Energy, Currency And Deglobalization Warning Signs

This analysis of the changing world order, its impacts on the global economy, and the future of central bank monetary policy is the first in a two-part series....

Aug 11 2022

The War On Financial Privacy Is Escalating

The stakes have never been higher. The state is losing its grasp of control over the people and it is doubling down on utter incompetence and nefariousness.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1248: “The privacy wars have escalated.” Sign up for the newsletter here....

Aug 01 2022

The Blocksize War’s Cyber-Soldier Freedom-Fighters

The block size wars were “fought” … but by whom? And what do we really mean by fighting?This is an opinion editorial by Tomer Strolight, editor-in-chief of Swan Bitcoin and author of “Why Bitcoin.”Part 1: IntroductionWords. How do you describe with words the things that we don’t have words for? Words describe things we’re familiar with. But we’ve never seen...

Jun 07 2022

How Can The Bitcoin Community Help Bring An End To The War In Ethiopia?

Jun 07 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  africa culture ethiopia opinion war

Bitcoin’s attributes leave it well-positioned to help facilitate an end to a genocidal war in Ethiopia.This is an opinion editorial by Michael Abraha, a contributor to Bitcoin Magazine.As the world has quickly shifted its attention to Ukraine, the ongoing genocidal war in Tigray, Ethiopia, has continued for almost 17 months. This underreported war hasn’t seen much time in the mainstream...

May 27 2022

Using Bitcoin For Humanitarian Aid In Ukraine

May 27 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  aid culture humanitarian podcast ukraine

A Ukrainian Bitcoin researcher discusses Bitcoin’s global utility as a humanitarian instrument and how he is using it to support people in Ukraine.This is a recording of a recent Twitter Spaces conversation about using bitcoin to get humanitarian aid to the people of Ukraine.Listen To This Twitter Spaces:...

May 04 2022

Currency Of Last Resort

Amid the tragedy of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Bitcoin acts as a humanitarian lifeline.I. Escape From Kyiv“Do you hear that?”Gleb Naumenko stopped talking and allowed me to hear the air raid sirens going off behind him in the Ukrainian night, deep in the west of the country, near the border with Romania. “I’m supposed to go to a shelter,” he...

Apr 22 2022

The Politicization Of Hash Rate Is An Attack Vector On Bitcoin Miners

As Bitcoin continues to grow — and with it, the target on its back — bitcoin miners should be hyper-aware of third-party risks and attempt to mitigate them.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1195: "The politicization of hashrate is an...

Apr 18 2022

In The War Of Ideas, Bitcoin Is Our Strongest Weapon

In a world of collective identitarian movements, Bitcoin is perhaps the clearest embodiment of the liberal ideal of individual sovereignty.Natalie Smolenski is a senior advisor at the Bitcoin Policy Institute and executive director of the Texas Bitcoin FoundationRussia’s invasion of Ukraine took most of the world by surprise; it should not have. It is the logical and material result of a...

Mar 31 2022

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 24 2022

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 18 2022

Barbra Streisand And Bitcoin: How Political Missteps, Censorship And War Are An Opportunity For The U.S.

Many governments are purposefully or accidentally introducing their citizens to Bitcoin and sovereign theory through their decisions.Part One: The Barbara Streisand Effect If you haven’t explored the California Coastal Records Project (resource), you should. The website hosts nearly half a terabyte of images, approximately 100,000 in all, which include,...

Mar 12 2022

Bitcoiners Are Building Mesh Networks In Ukraine

As the war in Ukraine continues, the internet is proving to be unreliable. Bitcoiners are addressing that.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1177: "Pressure forcing alternative transaction relay solutions." Sign up for the newsletter here....

Mar 11 2022

Meet The Core Dev Using Bitcoin For Humanitarian Aid On The Ground In Ukraine

Gleb, a Ukrainian and Bitcoin Core developer since 2018, is using BTC to deliver humanitarian supplies in wartorn areas of his native country.Demonstrating its unique utility on the biggest world stage of the moment, Bitcoin has helped Ukrainian armed forces and nongovernmental organizations raise money...

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