Nayib Bukele is wrecking democracy in El Salvador
Beyond the bitcoin tech-bro hype is an old-fashioned dictator. After making bitcoin legal tender in El Salvador, President Nayib Bukele has become an unlikely hero to some in Silicon Valley. But, as The Economist explores, hidden behind this young, tech positive exterior is a man aiming for complete autocratic power over his country, using the blockchain to fuel his plans of domination.
From The Economist