My guest today is Alex Gladstein. Alex is the Chief Strategy Officer at the Human Rights Foundation and has served as the Vice President of Strategy for the Oslo Freedom Forum. Since 2018 Alex has served as the key voice for the intersection between Bitcoin and human rights.
Why Alex was drawn to working in human rights
The mission of the Human Rights Foundation
Why he was initially skeptical of Bitcoin
Bitcoin’s governance as a foundational layer to build on
Can Bitcoin democratize the financing of humanitarian aid?
Pitching Bitcoin to liberal voters
The domestic case for Bitcoin
What keeps Alex motivated and who are his role models
My guest today is Bryan Solstin, a software developer and aerospace propulsion engineer who is running for US Senate for the state of Washington. He is running primarily on a platform supporting Bitcoin and STEM.
His journey away from hierarchical religion
How two books influenced Bryan to pursue meditation and ultimately Bitcoin
Today’s episode is with Hermann Vivier and Senior surfing coach, Luthando. Together, Hermann and Luthando are bringing surfing to their local township while also promoting Bitcoin adoption in the community.
The connection between surfing and Bitcoin
The mindset of an addict and Bitcoin
The goals of Bitcoin Ekasi
What Bitcoin means for Luthando and his community
Luthando’s hope for Bitcoin and the future of his friends and family.
Today’s episode is with philosophy professor and prolific Bitcoin writer, Bradley Rettler. We go through as many of the frequently asked questions regarding Bitcoin as we can in a nearly 3 hour marathon. This is definitely one to share with friends and family!
How to view Bitcoin?
What is Bitcoin?
Who was Satoshi Nakamoto?
Was the Bitcoin distribution fair?
Is Bitcoin for criminals?
Is Bitcoin backed by anything?
What kind of asset is Bitcoin?
Is Bitcoin a currency?
Why is Bitcoin so volatile?
Is Bitcoin’s volatility a problem?
PoW versus PoS
How to think about Bitcoin’s environmental impact?