To continue the conversation about alternative currencies and wrap up the topic of duel power building we look at Blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin got a lot of hype but one socialist writer makes the case that it has a place in our toolkit for building socialism. We also bookend the episode with takes from an actual liberal elite outlet on the US Dollar and Trump’s richer followers.
Music Used: Bitcoin Rap battle: ft Epic Loyd and TimDeLaGettho
Don’t Download this Song, by Weird Al Yankovic
The ‘strength’ of the Dollar: stronger than the American empire?
The case for blockchain use by leftists: also source of commentary
Liberal Take on who the Trump base is; call for fellow elites to not stifle innovation in response