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What Would the Re-Election of Alexander Lukashenko Mean for Crypto?

A contested election between president Alexander Lukashenko and Svetlana Tikhanovskaya leaves the future of crypto in Belarus in limbo. Protests have erupted in Belarus following the country’s presidential election on Sunday, but the possible continued presidency of Alexander Lukashenko may be good news for crypto.Lukashenko reportedly won re-election against opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya in a […]

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‘Bitcoin and Black America’ Author: Protest by Buying BTC

Author Isaiah Jackson says Bitcoin can be an effective protest against financial institutions for those who can’t take to the streets. Bitcoin & Black America author Isaiah Jackson says that people invoking Bitcoin during the protests over the police killing of George Floyd have identified the “real enemy” — a legacy financial system that shuts […]

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‘Crypto Mom’ Nominated to Serve as SEC Commissioner Until 2025

Hester Peirce, affectionately known as ‘Crypto Mom’, looks set to serve in the US Securities and Exchange Commission until 2025. President Trump has nominated Hester Peirce to be a member of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a second term ending in 2025. Pierce has been affectionately dubbed ‘Crypto Mom’ for being one […]