Category: Policies

Biden team announces pick to lead SEC

Biden team announces pick to lead SEC

Biden’s pick to run the SEC has some serious crypto and blockchain chops. 5887 Total views 17 Total shares President-elect Biden’s team recently unveiled additional folks it plans on nominating for various positions after the inauguration on Wednesday.  One key pick is Gary Gensler as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, according […]

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Economic justice doesn’t need the blockchain, say advisors to ‘The Squad’

Economic justice doesn’t need the blockchain, say advisors to ‘The Squad’

American progressives, particularly the high-profile group of Congresswomen known as “the Squad,” have been highly vocal on questions of economic equity, the corrosive social impact of Big Tech and the need to reimagine fiscal and monetary policy in the post-2008 and post-COVID-19 political moment. How do they view blockchain technologies and the subsequent debates that […]

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Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse opposes Coinbase’s ‘no politics’ policy

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse opposes Coinbase’s ‘no politics’ policy

Brad Garlinghouse said tech companies have an obligation to contribute to solving societal issues. 3574 Total views 23 Total shares Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of blockchain-based payments firm Ripple, disagrees with Coinbase’s new policy restricting its employees from engaging in political discussions at work. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong first announced the ‘apolitical’ policy in a […]

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