This episode is sponsored by, Arculus, FTX US and Cointelli.

This week on “Long Reads Sunday,” NLW reads and discusses “Bitcoiners Were Right: Weaponized Finance Just Created a Post-Dollar Planet” by David Z. Morris.

“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Michele Musso, research by Scott Hill and additional production support by Eleanor Pahl. Adam B. Levine is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsor is “Obligated” by Daniele Musto. Image credit: Steven Puetzer/iStock/Getty Images Plus, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at