Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes, Worth $500 Million, Wants to Pay Higher Taxes

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is back advocating for higher taxes for wealthy Americans. This is not the first time Hughes is calling on the government to take a step to help low-income Americans trying to make ends meet. Hughes spoke on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” saying: As a member of that 1-percent, 0.1-percent, I can tell …

These Bitcoin Analysts Explain Why the Crypto Market isn’t Out of the Woods

Listen, noob. A $200 price retracing is far from the end of a bear market for Bitcoin. Comparing historical charts, there are times in recent memory where we’d call that “stability.” In a recent newsletter by eToro’s Mati Greenspan, the veteran analyst points out that China was on holiday recently. Coming back to the crypto …

How This ‘Crypto Wikipedia’ is Using GIS Mapping Data to Verify Crowdsourced Contributions

Everipedia, the crypto community’s answer to Wikipedia (which has all the articles Wikipedia had at the time of the fork in 2017), will be using geospatial blockchain technology provided by XYO to verify the validity of point-of-interest information on the decentralized encyclopedia. Everipedia Co-Founder Theodor Forselius The decentralized Wikipedia alternative has an incentive structure using …

Asia Reserve Currency Coin and Its Fight Against Corruption

A Southeast Asian stablecoin project aims to neuter corruption. It places an incentive on public reporting of problems. The International Blockchain Monetary Reserve calls the Asia Reserve Currency Coin (ARCC) a “macroeconomic stablecoin.” While it has a seemingly complicated structure, the premise is simple enough: as productivity and GDP increase as a result of its …

Free Money for Everyone Sounds Great, But Finland Proves Basic Income is a Bust

Universal basic income experiments and other plans that seek to distribute free money seem wonderful considering so many people struggle to make ends meet because of their limited incomes. In the U.S., many legislators have called for federal and or/state governments to trial these economic policies. One recent proposal actually calls for people to receive …

The Most Powerful Moment of Donald Trump’s State of The Union? The Woman He Freed From Prison

I was watching President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address Tuesday with my usual cynicism of any of the government’s propagandist ceremonies which cover over with pomp its many notorious defilements of so many people’s life, liberty, and property. These magnificent annual pageants of trite partisanship follow such a tight script that they are …

Bitcoin Price Smashes Past $3,700, How High Will it Go?

The bitcoin price smashed through $3,700 as the cryptocurrency market assembled one of its largest intraday recoveries in recent memory. Bitcoin had entered the US trading session on a minor incline and continued to inch upward throughout the morning. Shortly before 17:00 UTC, a wave of buy pressure hit the bitcoin markets, carrying the flagship …

Jeff Bezos Publishes Shocking Blackmail Letter National Enquirer Publisher Allegedly Sent Him Over ‘Pecker’ Pics

Jeff Bezos blasted the National Enquirer, and its owner, David Pecker, in a shocking Medium post Thursday for attempting to blackmail the Amazon CEO and founder with a threat to publish his “d*ck pick [sic]” and nine other salacious photos obtained by the Enquirer. Here’s the full text of the extortion email Jeff Bezos says …