Photo by Vladislav Klapin on Unsplash I had a great exchange with a reader in response to last week's The Sovereign Individual Weekly Newsletter. The reader asked, "The moment the dollar is threatened by crypto assets as the reserve currency of choice globally, why won’t the USG simply outlaw owning or trading in Bitcoin (and other … Continue reading A Benefit of Nationalism: It Will Save Cryptocurrency
Photo by Laura Dewilde on Unsplash While researching and writing about global politics in the digital age, I came to a realization. The world exists in a state of feudal anarchy. As globalism grows, organizations lay claim to the allegiances of people around the world and across traditional geographic borders. Local, national and extra-national governments (EU … Continue reading What is Neo Medievalism and Why it Matters in the Digital Age?
Image Source: PRESANS - Centralized Money, Decentralized Nation States, Distributed Tech In 2020, globalism is receding, giving way to aggressive nationalist movements. This trend harms globalists that benefit from a well integrated global economy. As global policy shifts towards isolationism and protectionism, globalists will turn to distributed technology as a haven for global commerce. A … Continue reading Is Distributed Tech Important In A World With More Nationalism?
Photo by Mat Reding on Unsplash The world is fragmenting and its fueled by zero-sum nationalism. State leaders adopt protectionist policies to benefit their countries and extract value from the global community. In this new political era, there is such a thing as a greatest nation status. And you achieve that status by beating out … Continue reading Why Globalism is Dying and Giving Way to Nationalism