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The liberating promise of Bitcoin is a fantasy

7 mins | Mar 20, 2018

Is Bitcoin the social currency of a libertarian dream, or the route to freedom from exploitative banks? Thinkers on both the left and the right see a utopian potential in blockchain technology. But Andrew Smart, writing in The Idler, just sees delusion. Like any existing monetary system, there will always be those who have more leverage than others.

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From The Idler