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Facebook's 'Scaled Back' Libra Proposal Is More Dangerous Than You Think
With stablecoin announcements from China and Libra in the same week, the war over the future of money is reaching a new height, says our columnist.
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Why MakerDAO Should Consider Negative Interest Rates for Dai
To keep dai near its $1 peg, the Maker community should consider negative interest rates. The cost to users may be worth it, says columnist J. P. Koning.
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Why This Global Crisis Is a Defining Moment for Stablecoins
The programmability of stablecoins will "change how we think about money itself," says cLabs' Marek Olszewski.
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Money Reimagined: Demand for USD Stablecoins Foreshadows Financial Disruption
The pandemic has increased demand for USD-backed stablecoins, raising the prospect of "crypto-dollarization." The implications are enormous.
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Five Ways Blockchain Tech Can Help Us During This Pandemic
From identity to rewards for socially-positive behavior, blockchain tech has useful features in a pandemic emergency.
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Digital Dollar Project: Don't Rush Digital Dollar During COVID-19 Crisis
The ex-chairman of the CFTC says a digital dollar should be a priority for the U.S. But he cautions against expediting the initiative during the pandemic.
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3D Printing Could Help Now, Except for the IP Issues
Next time there's a crisis, let's make sure we have the ability to manufacture basic plastic goods, like PPE, says consultant Cathy Barrera.
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HODLpac Shows Crypto Is Becoming a Mainstream Industry
It's good the cryptocurrency industry is getting its own political action committee, even if it's ironic, says our columnist.
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Bailouts Don't Save the Economy. They Prop Up Companies That Should Be Allowed to Fail
If we keep bailing out corporations during every crisis, we'll end up with implicitly state-owned enterprises and a lack of economic dynamism.
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Filipino Pawnshops Bank on Crypto Remittances During Crisis
Pawn shops in the Philippines are well placed to popularize cryptocurrencies as alternatives to cash.
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