Category: Opinion

Why the US Needs Bitcoin

Why the US Needs Bitcoin

Elon Musk and other VIPs have endorsed it. Here’s why the Federal Reserve should seriously consider BTC for its balance sheet. The Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C.(Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg) Feb 17, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. UTC The United States will adopt bitcoin as a reserve asset. Why? Because it is unequivocally in U.S. strategic interests […]

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What Bloomberg Gets Wrong About Bitcoin’s Climate Footprint

What Bloomberg Gets Wrong About Bitcoin’s Climate Footprint

The comparison between Bitcoin and Visa’s energy use, reached several highly misleading conclusions, our columnist says. (Akos Stiller/Bloomberg) Feb 8, 2021 at 1:37 p.m. UTCUpdated Feb 8, 2021 at 2:29 p.m. UTC What Bloomberg Gets Wrong About Bitcoin’s Climate Footprint Recently, Bloomberg published a piece calling Bitcoin an “incredibly dirty business.” It’s undeniable that the […]

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‘The Squeezening’: How the Gamestop Backlash will Curtail Freedom

‘The Squeezening’: How the Gamestop Backlash will Curtail Freedom

Gamestop’s “squeezening” is likely to increase calls for curbs on “memetic disturbances.” That could be dangerous for free speech. (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images) Jan 28, 2021 at 12:17 p.m. UTC ‘The Squeezening’: How the Gamestop Backlash will Curtail Freedom The Gamestop short squeeze – in Bitcoin parlance, “the squeezening” – is only the latest example […]

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