Carl Menger: The Nature and Origin of Money

Carl Menger: The Nature and Origin of MoneyIn the early stages of trade, when economizing individuals are only slowly awakening to knowledge of the economic gains that can be derived from exploitation of existing exchange opportunities, their attention is, in keeping with the simplicity of all cultural beginnings, directed only to the most obvious of these opportunities. In considering the goods he […]

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Five of the Most Important Use Cases for Cryptocurrency

Five of the Most Important Use Cases for CryptocurrencyCrypto assets have come a long way since Bitcoin. What started out as a P2P payment system has spawned an array of use cases that extend far beyond the original designation of cryptocurrency. While the primary function of crypto assets such as ETH and BTC is a matter of some debate, what’s indisputable is that […]

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Money and Democracy: How the Elite Manipulated Ledgers and Created a Social Ranking System

Money and Democracy: How the Elite Manipulated Ledgers and Created a Social Ranking SystemMoney is one of the most important but least understood manmade tools in existence. For more than 5,000 years humans have used a tool of exchange called money to facilitate trade. During this timespan, the evolution of money has evolved into a system of information, a social contract, and a ranking system. Also Read: IRS […]

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New SLP Token Allows You to Transact in BTC But With BCH Fees

New SLP Token Allows People to Transact With BTC, but With Bitcoin Cash FeesThere’s a new Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) based token called BTC2 that’s backed 1:1 with BTC. People can obtain the BTC2 token using cryptocurrency swapping application Sideshift.ai. With BTC2, you can essentially transact BTC, but with the same network fee (less than a penny) as bitcoin cash transactions. Also read: Meet the Developer Who Added […]

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Our Value of Money Is Subjective But That Doesn’t Make It Meaningless

Why People Value Money and How Ends Are Not Set ArbitrarilyIn my last op-ed, I discussed how the value we place on items and goods is subjective based on Carl Menger’s Subjective Theory of Value and how these concepts apply to people’s perception of value with things like fiat, gold, and bitcoin. The post outlined the idea that money cannot serve as a store of […]

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Our Value of Money Is Subjective But That Doesn’t Make It Meaningless

Why People Value Money and How Ends Are Not Set ArbitrarilyIn my last op-ed, I discussed how the value we place on items and goods is subjective based on Carl Menger’s Subjective Theory of Value and how these concepts apply to people’s perception of value with things like fiat, gold, and bitcoin. The post outlined the idea that money cannot serve as a store of […]

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Wendy McElroy: Interview With Jeffrey Tucker on All Things Crypto, Part Two

Interview With Jeffrey Tucker on All Things Crypto, Part TwoInterview with Jeffrey Tucker on All Things Crypto, Part Two Conducted by Wendy McElroy The multi-faceted Jeffrey Tucker is an American writer who focuses on market freedom, anarcho-capitalism, and cryptotech. He is the author of eight books on economics, politics, and culture, a much-sought after conference speaker, and an Internet entrepreneur. Jeffrey is editorial director […]

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