Tag: Bitcoin Magazine

No, Christine Lagarde, Inflation Did Not “Come From Nowhere”

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This is an opinion editorial by Federico Rivi, an independent journalist and author of the Bitcoin Train newsletter. We are raising interest rates “because we are fighting inflation. Inflation has come out of practically nothing.” So said European Central Bank Read More

Turning Garbage Into Digital Gold: The Rise Of Landfill Bitcoin Mining

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Powering bitcoin mining machines with literal garbage is an emerging trend within the mining sector as a crop of new companies focus on harnessing this abundant and otherwise wasted energy resource. Contrary to the prevalent political narrative that bitcoin mining Read More

Collapsing Crypto Yield Offerings Signal ‘Extreme Duress’

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The below is an excerpt from a recent edition of Bitcoin Magazine Pro, Bitcoin Magazine’s premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox, subscribe now. Speculation Read More

Maturation Of The Lightning Network: Growing Up By Going Vertical

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This is an opinion editorial by Roy Sheinfeld, the cofounder and CEO of Breez, a Lightning Network mobile app. A version of this article was originally published on Medium. It’s almost tautologically true that specialization within a social system increases Read More

Structural Adjustment: How The IMF And World Bank Repress Poor Countries And Funnel Their Resources To Rich Ones

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This is an opinion editorial by Alex Gladstein, chief strategy officer of the Human Rights Foundation and author of “Check Your Financial Privilege.” I. The Shrimp Fields “Everything is gone.” –Kolyani Mondal Fifty-two years ago, Cyclone Bhola killed an estimated Read More

Visiting El Salvador, It’s Clear That Bukele’s Bitcoin Country Is Neither Utopian, Nor Totalitarian

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This is an opinion editorial by Shinobi, a self-taught educator in the Bitcoin space and tech-oriented Bitcoin podcast host. I recently spent a week in El Salvador to attend Adopting Bitcoin and decided it might be worthwhile to summarize my Read More

Speculative Bubbles, Technobabble And Bitcoin

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This is an opinion editorial by Maximilian Brichta, a doctoral student at the University of Southern California currently working on his dissertation, “Vernacular Economics: On The Participatory Culture And Politics of Bitcoin” It’s hardly a surprise that bitcoin gets maligned Read More