Saturday, October 16, 2021

Keiser Report | War is Over, If You Want It | E1749

from RT:

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In the second half, Max chats with Michael Pento of PentoPort.com about his case for gold in an era when, indeed, so much is controlled by the same entities, institutions and governments who have caused the economic disasters before us.

Bitcoin the Messiah: El Salvador Goes Crypto

by Dr. Binoy Kampmark, Global Research:

In a particular deli store in South Melbourne, a tongue-and-cheek message is attached to the cash register.  “Bitcoin accepted there,” it proclaims brightly.  Naturally, it is nothing of the sort, a teasing ruse for the punters and those casting an eye in the direction of the store.  Cold hard cash remains king, albeit one with a tarnished crown; pandemic times have driven consumers towards such non-intimate transactions as contactless payment.       

One country has decided to make using cryptocurrency a reality, sticking its neck out in adopting bitcoin as something akin to an economic messiah.  Few thought it would be El Salvador, whose government made the currency legal tender on September 7.  To mark the occasion, each citizen signing up to Chivo, the national digital wallet, has received US$30.  Foreigners adventurous enough to invest three bitcoins in the country are promised residency.

‘Good Money’ Day: El Salvador Becomes First Bitcoin Country in the World

from 21st Century Wire:

Today, September 7, 2021, is a landmark day for the future of El Salvador and its people’s financial sovereignty as the tiny Central American country stands tall by becoming the first nation in the world to adopt Bitcoin as a legal currency.

El Salvadorans can now officially use the cryptocurrency instead of dollars and have the legal backing of their home country as they chart a new path towards greater financial freedom from a fiat money system that is centrally controlled and has for far too long controlled them.

There is Something Really Special Happening in El Salvador!

from DollarVigilante:

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Edward Snowden Says Competing Nations Now Under Pressure to Acquire Bitcoin Following El Salvador

by Kevin Helms, Bitcoin:

Following El Salvador making bitcoin legal tender, privacy activist and whistleblower Edward Snowden says, “there is now pressure on competing nations to acquire bitcoin — even if only as a reserve asset.” He warned, “Latecomers may regret hesitating.”

Edward Snowden Warns Countries That Hesitate Adopting Bitcoin May Regret Their Decisions

Former computer intelligence consultant for the National Security Agency (NSA) and contractor for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Edward Snowden, commented on El Salvador making bitcoin legal tender Tuesday. He tweeted:

‘Good Money’ Day: El Salvador Becomes First Bitcoin Country in the World

from 21st Century Wire:

Today, September 7, 2021, is a landmark day for the future of El Salvador and its people’s financial sovereignty as the tiny Central American country stands tall by becoming the first nation in the world to adopt Bitcoin as a legal currency.

El Salvadorans can now officially use the cryptocurrency instead of dollars and have the legal backing of their home country as they chart a new path towards greater financial freedom from a fiat money system that is centrally controlled and has for far too long controlled them.

Just walked into a McDonald’s in San Salvador to see if I could pay for my breakfast with bitcoin

Anarchist Bar in Brussels Now Accepts Cryptocurrency

by Lubomir Tassev, Bitcoin:

A bar in Brussels frequented by local anarchists has introduced crypto payments. Bitcoin is the money of the future, say the owners who have recently renovated the place. It is among the first such establishments in the Belgian capital to take coins for pints, they say.

The Global Landscape on Vaccine ID Passports Part 4: BLOCKCHAINED

by Corey Lynn, Corey’s Digs:

Let’s get right to it because there’s a lot to cover. Part 3 tackled the key implementers of the digital identity being assembled through the vaccine id passports, revealing the true agenda. Part 2 broke down the who, what, when, where, why, and how. It’s good to understand what’s at stake and who’s behind it, before diving into part 4. Blockchained will cover some of the most important aspects of this entire agenda against all of humanity.

XMR Developer Announces Bitcoin to Monero Atomic Swap Capabilities

by Jamie Redman, Bitcoin:

For quite some time, trustless, cross-chain trades called atomic swaps have been a holy grail of sorts and a number of blockchain developers have worked on making them a reality. According to the developers from the Monero project, atomic swaps between bitcoin and monero are now accessible via the COMIT team’s asb software.