Hello from a blockchain!
What is crypto currency? How does it work? And why is it often cast as a right-wing, libertarian, carbon-depleting project?
Can the left reclaim crypto for the people? How might decentralized financial networks power social movements? Post-national transactions? Worker cooperatives? Global decision-making?
For more, check out:
Alex’s film, Sleep Dealer (pictured above)
Jay and Aaron Lammer’s podcast, “CoinTalk”
Jay on his toad NFT
Alex on border technologies, via “Tech Won’t Save Us”
Crypto Communism by Mark Alizart, translated by Robin Mackay
Murtaza Hussain on crypto remittances
Crypto POC economies