Social Media Is Democracy's Faultline: The Breakdown Weekly Recap

From PayPal crypto confirmed to action in central bank digital currencies, these were six themes shaping the week.

Jul 18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. UTCUpdated Sep 14, 2021 at 9:32 a.m. UTC
Jul 18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. UTCUpdated Sep 14, 2021 at 9:32 a.m. UTC

From PayPal crypto confirmed to action in central bank digital currencies, these were six themes shaping the week.

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This episode is sponsored by Bitstamp and Crypto.com.

On this edition of the Weekly Recap, NLW explores:

  • No-volatility bitcoin and DeFi’s big quarter
  • An uptick in central bank currency action
  • PayPal crypto confirmation
  • A China-U.S. rhetoric flare-up
  • Social media as democracy’s fault line
  • In Fed World, is the narrative trade the only trade?

This week on The Breakdown:

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