$2 Trillion for Surveillance Capitalism – US Government Promises $1,200 to Every American

On Wednesday, U.S. Congressional leaders had seemingly come up with a stimulus deal at around 1 a.m. EST. The package will cost upwards of $2 trillion and politicians are promising direct payments of $1,200 per American if they make $75,000 or less. The dollar injection will be the largest financial measure ever enacted by Congress […]

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Shelter-in-Place for Cash? 2 Bills Submitted by US Congress Mention ‘Digital Dollars’

Shelter-in-Place for Cash? 2 Bills Submitted by US Congress Mention 'Digital Dollars'During the last few days, members of the U.S. Congress have been trying to pen a stimulus plan to help the American economy. Since then, a few bills have been submitted by representatives and two particular proposals House democrats have tabled talk about a “digital dollar” and “digital ledger entries.” Following the submission of the […]

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Facebook, China Light Flame Under Fed: Governor Cites Stablecoins Influencing Digital Dollar Research

Facebook, China Light Flame Under Fed: Governor Cites Stablecoins Influencing Digital Dollar ResearchAt the recent Symposium for Future Payments held in Stanford, California on February 5, Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard stressed the importance of remaining “on the frontier of research and policy development regarding CBDC.” The position seems a contrast to the narrative in 2018 when Brainard maintained “there is no compelling demonstrated need for a […]

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