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10 Ways Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Bad to The Bone

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, possibly the most overrated politician in U.S. history, is nothing new to politics and she's no reformer either. She is supposed to represent hope and reform and millennials bringing some of their warmth and earnestness to politics, but she is actually politics as usual. I don't know about you, but when I see Washington politicians like AOC and like Donald Trump...

How Socialism Turned Venezuela Into A Post Apocalyptic Nightmare

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The power is out. The lights are off. Civilization has completely fallen apart. No one knows who's in charge any more. And Venezuela is highly polarized and tense. In a scene reminiscent of a post-apocalyptic nightmare scenario, one that is absolutely real (and the nightmare apocalypse was Hugo Chavez and Nicolás Maduro's lives' work of socialist hellraising), protestors hit the streets of cities...

Exclusive: John McAfee on Protecting Crypto Investors from High Fees and Scams

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John McAfee gave an exclusive interview to CCN about his crusade to remove the fees and authority of centralized exchanges. He discussed more details about his plans on shedding light on scams within cryptocurrency exchanges. HitBTC Draws the Most Criticism As CCN reported, one of the most offending exchanges is HitBTC, according to McAfee. The high fees that the exchange levies on traders is...

Opinion: Bitcoin is Doomed for Success

Each passing day, it is harder to stay neutral to the overwhelming popularity of crypto world. Governments are taking stances, new converts are boosting market capitalization, ICOs get issued, and new exchange and mining companies appear on the radar. Still being in a middleware phase, cryptocurrency is adopted and pushed into the day-to-day activity with a hitherto unprecedented speed. It looks...

As Doomsday Clock Strikes Closer to Midnight, Could it Accelerate Cryptocurrency Adoption?

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved its Doomsday Clock two minutes closer to midnight on Thursday. President Rachel Bronson and fellow members Lawrence M. Krauss and Robert Rosner listed the looming threat of nuclear war between the United States and North Korea as well as global warming as two key reasons for the decision. What is the Doomsday Clock you ask? It’s a symbolic giant clock...

Bitcoin Has a Political Problem as Soft Fork Becomes Popularity Contest

Like the recent US election, tensions within the Bitcoin Community have run high for the better parts of 2015 and 2016 as a rather-minor code change (known as the 'block size debate') has become a political race for competing factions, some of which have non-developers as spokespeople pushing an alternative to Bitcoin's core client, Bitcoin Core. In the past for the Bitcoin Core team, soft forks...

An Australian Political Party with Blockchain Ideals

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A new Australian political party called Flux is aiming to ‘upgrade democracy’ and change the way Australians vote by using the Flux app built entirely on the blockchain platform. What is the Flux? This is a tool that enables Australians to participate directly with parliament, making the need for trust in elected officials to become a thing of the past. On July 2, the Flux Party are putting up 13...

How does Bitcoin fit in the Political Stage? A crash course on the politics of Bitcoin

One thing to be aware of in our world is, sadly, politics. Yes, Politics. It's 'smart-people' term for 'yelling about government.'  Take it from me, Calvin Tran. I was oddly fascinated with politics in 3rd grade with the election of George Bush VS John Kerry. I was the typical brainless child who stood by his parents's opinions and with no real understanding of politics. This came back in 2011...

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