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Is Bitcoin Fundamentally Incapable of Mass Adoption? The Economist Thinks So

An article out today in the Economist lists several reasons why Bitcoin may never have a “long-lasting” recovery. The unnamed author writes, in part: "The bust has been correspondingly brutal. Those who bought near the top were left with one of the world’s worst-performing assets. Cryptocurrency startups fired employees; banks shelved their products. On March 14th the CBOE said it would soon stop...

Economist's Ben Shapiro Smear Spotlights Trope of Conflating Conservatives with Alt-Right

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By CCN.com: The Economist, a liberal British magazine, was forced to issue a groveling apology hours after smearing Jewish conservative author Ben Shapiro as "alt-right." The brouhaha erupted on Twitter after the Economist tweeted an interview with Shapiro, where he discussed his bestselling new book, “The Right Side of History.” Irony Alert: The Alt-Right Hates Ben Shapiro In its tweet, The...