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Prediction Markets' Time Has Come, but They Aren't Ready for It
After the pundits so badly misjudged the 2016 U.S. presidential election, prediction markets should be booming ahead of Nov. 3. Why aren’t they?
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The Queens Politician Who Wants to Give New Yorkers Their Own Crypto
Assemblyperson Ron Kim has proposed a decentralized contact tracing protocol and a blockchain-based public banking system for New Yorkers.
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'Snake Oil and Overpriced Junk': Why Blockchain Doesn't Fix Online Voting
More people are wiling to try online voting these days. But experts say it isn't safe, and - despite what you might have heard - blockchain doesn't help much. Not yet, at leas...
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Patrick Nelson is running for New York State Senate after making a name as a pro-bitcoin and anti-BitLicense local politician (Credit: Patrick Nelson)
Meet the Pro-Bitcoin, Anti-BitLicense Democrat Running for State Office
Patrick Nelson has been an advocate for bitcoin in his seven-year political career. He wants to see New York's BitLicense reformed and blockchain voting used in special cases.
Patrick Nelson is running for New York State Senate after making a name as a pro-bitcoin and anti-BitLicense local politician (Credit: Patrick Nelson)

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Ex-Yang Aide Is Running for Congress With Bitcoin and UBI on His Mind
A former Yang aide running for Congress sees Bitcoin as a liberator, New York’s BitLicense as a hindrance and universal basic income as an imperative.
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The Decentralized Web Has Plans, if Not Solutions, for the Misinformation Nightmare
Donald Trump's recent spat with Twitter over the limits of free speech poses a question: Could decentralized media do better? It hasn't yet, as Civil and TruStory show, but Ja...
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Crypto Wants Stronger Public Response to Coronavirus, CoinDesk Survey Shows
People in blockchain tend not to love government. But they don't want it to be idle in a crisis, a CoinDesk survey suggests.
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In Defense of Blockchain Voting
Recent election tech foul-ups have people scrambling for paper ballots. But they're not really the future of voting, says Intercoin's Greg Magarshak.
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Markets Daily Gets Political: The Post-Trust Election
Today on Markets Daily we're taking a break from our quick-hit news roundup format for a brief discussion about the U.S. election in the age of bitcoin with CoinDesk features...
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Bernie Sanders, Rally at Pittsburgh University, Sunday April 14.
Bernie Sanders: Our Campaign Is About People, Not Tech
Bernie Sanders has never been closer to delivering a “revolution” in American life. How will he address personal privacy, cryptocurrencies and big tech?
Bernie Sanders, Rally at Pittsburgh University, Sunday April 14.