In the last installment of a 3-part series on blockchain in Asia, Forkast.News examines: Everyone knows money has value. But does it also have ‘values’?
Alexander Zaitchik has written for The Nation, The New Republic, The Intercept, The Guardian, Rolling Stone, Foreign Policy, Vice, and the Baffler, among many others. He lives in New Orleans.
How China’s deployment of the digital yuan intertwines economics with geopolitics and concrete with virtual infrastructure, from Cambodia to the Caribbean.
Long before most governments, the Asian superpower saw the potential in Bitcoin’s technology to spawn the next internet and a new form of money.