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Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot. (Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)
Pussy Riot, Political Action and the Future of DAOs
Nadya Tolokonnikova, a founder of the protest collective, has been using censorship-resistant tools enabled by crypto to advance its messaging for social change.
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Satoshi
Hey Crypto World, Let’s Talk About Mainstreaming the Satoshi at Consensus
The high price of bitcoin intimidates crypto newbies. CoinDesk is hosting a private session at Consensus 2022 to begin changing the conversation.
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IMF Official: ‘A World With More Than One Reserve Currency Is a More Stable World’
Tommaso Mancini-Griffoli said we already live in a world with more than one reserve currency, but also that crypto was too young and volatile to be a global reserve.
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Lecture Hall
Here’s the Best Way to Get Up to Speed on Crypto for Free
Unlocked 101 sessions begin May 4 in the lead-up to the biggest event in crypto, Consensus by CoinDesk.
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FireBlocks CEO Pours Cold Water on Libra Excitement
FireBlocks' CEO was quick to dampen enthusiasm for libra.
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Donate to Help Fight COVID-19 With CoinDesk and NY Blockchain Week
During Consensus: Distributed, CoinDesk is raising money for COVID-19 relief using an innovative method called quadratic funding.
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day1_j christopher giancarlo
What to Watch at Consensus: Distributed – CBDCs, Travel Rule and the Future of Money
The disruption of money is the meta-theme for this year’s conference. Here are our top picks for those keen to join the conversation on regulation, policy and the future of money.
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How to Watch Consensus and Network With Attendees
We’ve taken programming and networking virtual. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to join us.
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money reimagined 5-8-20
The Rise of the Dollar Killers
Could the dollar be replaced by a single new, dominant currency like China’s DCEP, or is a multipolar currency world more likely? Presented in documentary podcast and full transcript formats.
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Medellin, Colombia
Bitcoin in Emerging Markets: Latin America
Crypto adoption is up from Argentina to Venezuela, especially bitcoin and stablecoins like dai. But each market is unique.
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