Real Democracy Requires a Separation of Money and State
January 8, 2020
As we enter a new year, the running battle between the world's governments and the world-changing technology known as "cryptocurrency" continues. As 2019 drew to an end, Swiss president Ueli Maurer asserted that Facebook's digital currency (not a real cryptocurrency), Libra, has failed "because central banks will not accept the basket of currencies underpinning it."
Politicians want to regulate -- or, if possible, kill -- cryptocurrency.
Large firms like Facebook want to capture cryptocurrency's potential without rocking those governments' boats.
Cryptocurrency advocates want democracy. Yes...