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Crypto Mining, the Energy Crisis and the End of ESG

How a European war made an argument about mining moot. This op-ed is part of Mining Week.

How a European war made an argument about mining moot. This op-ed is part of Mining Week.

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America's Quiet Default

Seizing Russian holdings of American debt risks the role of the U.S. in the international system and opens the door to gold and bitcoin.

Seizing Russian holdings of American debt risks the role of the U.S. in the international system and opens the door to gold and bitcoin.

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Bitcoin Mining Is Reshaping the Energy Sector and No One Is Talking About It

In other news: Ted Cruz understands bitcoin mining’s potential role in a greener energy system.

In other news: Ted Cruz understands bitcoin mining’s potential role in a greener energy system.

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Want Cleaner Bitcoin Mining? Subsidize It

Politicians who complain about bitcoin’s environmental impact should consider a little Pigovian economics.

Politicians who complain about bitcoin’s environmental impact should consider a little Pigovian economics.

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Ethereum’s Design Choices Are Inherently Political

Is the blockchain headed for an inevitable conflict between the interests of holders and users? Will that help “Ethereum killers” like Solana, Avalanche and Algorand?

Is the blockchain headed for an inevitable conflict between the interests of holders and users? Will that help “Ethereum killers” like Solana, Avalanche and Algorand?

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OnlyFans Shows How the Banking System Is Politicized

OnlyFans’ decision (now reversed) to ban porn reveals the arbitrary power of banks to delist products they don’t like. Neutral tech like Bitcoin offers an alternative.

OnlyFans’ decision (now reversed) to ban porn reveals the arbitrary power of banks to delist products they don’t like. Neutral tech like Bitcoin offers an alternative.

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Why Central Bankers Invoke Free Banking to Attack Stablecoins

If you're going to warn people about stablecoins by citing 19th century history, you should at least include the full record, says our columnist.

If you're going to warn people about stablecoins by citing 19th century history, you should at least include the full record, says our columnist.

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Go West, Bitcoin! Unpacking the Great Hashrate Migration

All signals indicate the greatest shakeup in the geographic makeup of bitcoin mining since the start of the industrial mining era.

All signals indicate the greatest shakeup in the geographic makeup of bitcoin mining since the start of the industrial mining era.

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El Salvador Doesn't Need a Bitcoin Mandate

The Bukele administration should consider not enforcing, or eliminating, Article 7 of its new law. Let Bitcoin flourish on its own merits.

The Bukele administration should consider not enforcing, or eliminating, Article 7 of its new law. Let Bitcoin flourish on its own merits.

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