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August 18, 2023

A Progressive's Case for Bitcoin with Jason Maier

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Show Notes

Jason Maier is the author of A Progressive's Case for Bitcoin: A Path Toward a More Just, Equitable, and Peaceful World.

The book introduces Bitcoin to a progressive audience focussed primarily on the United States. Jason talks about how Bitcoin can actually help bring about positive social change, and he also dispels some of the common misconceptions about Bitcoin that would otherwise slow adoption among those who need it most.

I talk to Jason about what “progressive” means for him, the relevancy of political labels and tribalism in a digital world, and how Bitcoin can be understood from a New Zealand perspective.

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