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Steve Topple – “I think we are more than capable of changing collectively, I think the problem is the system won’t let us”

One of the things that I hear quite often is that we’re in need of a revolution. Journalist Steve Topple doesn’t think we’re capable of sparking a revolution and, even if we succeeded, most of us are too soft and we couldn’t survive the madness that comes along with revolution. I often think…

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Kurt Wuckert Jr: Craig Wright Is Satoshi Nakamoto

Most people don’t claim to know who Satoshi Nakamoto is. I’ve seen people make all sorts of outrageous claims that the famed Bitcoin creator is folks like Elon Musk or Vitalik Buterin, all the way to theories stating that Satoshi is a psyop created by the CIA in order to prepare the world…

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Chatter #209 – Simon Youel On Positive Money, Inflation, and Quantitative Easing

Have you ever wondered how a government budget works? How borrowing works? Whether the magic money tree really exists? Positive Money are a group hoping to educate people on how a sovereign government has the ability to create and spend money. Simon Youel is Head of Policy & Advocacy at Positive Money, a…

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Chatter #208 – Julian Winkler: How Ideas Spread On Reddit And Wall Street Bets

Julian Winkler is the co-author of the paper “Reddit’s self-organised bull runs: Social contagion and asset prices” about the subreddit Wall Street Bets. The paper makes a “theoretical case for how ‘hype’ among retail investors can drive large asset fluctuations”. The paper was written before the GameStop Saga kicked off, but the interesting…

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Chatter #206 – Steve Topple On Fighting The Establishment, Poverty, and Independent Journalism

Steve Topple is a journalist at the Canary who specialises in issues surrounding disability, health, housing, class, economics and government. ‘Mr Topple’ is also now making waves as an innovative music journalist, breaking the mould in terms of his approach to the industry. He regularly writes for one of the world’s leading music…

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