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Illicit Uses of Cryptocurrency Gaining Attention Around the World: Expert Take

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Illicit Uses of Cryptocurrency Gaining Attention Around the World: Expert Take
In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice. Expert Takes cover everything from Blockchain technology and ICO funding to taxation, regulation, and cryptocurrency adoption by different sectors of the economy. If you would like to contribute an Expert Take, please Read More

US Congress To Blockchain: Be My Valentine

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Many people have fallen in love with blockchain technology and the solutions it offers in multiple industries. Two subcommittees of the United States Congress held an audience Wednesday February 14th to discuss the applications of the blockchain technology.The audience is named “Beyond Bitcoin: emerging applications for blockchain technology”, discussed by the Subcommittee on Supervision and Read More

American frackers will pump shale oil far more aggressively than previously thought

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on American frackers will pump shale oil far more aggressively than previously thought
Pummeled by the plunge in oil prices, the OPEC oil cartel agreed last year to cut production to drain the glut. It extended the agreement this year, and prices responded, jumping from a low in the mid-$40s per barrel to above $60 in recent weeks. Reflecting the petrostates’ uneasy relationship with upstart shale producers in Read More

Chinese Analyst: ”Bitcoin Nuclear Bomb In New Currency War Between China and USA”

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News Xiao Lei, a Chinese financial analyst, has published an article that seeks to argue that the spheres of bitcoin and cryptocurrency are increasingly becoming a battleground in “a new currency” war between China and the United States. Despite some bitcoin users describing Lei’s views as conspiratorial, the article has garnered significant attention after becoming Read More

How “regularising” undocumented immigrants brings benefits

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ON OCTOBER 8th, the Trump administration issued a set of hardline “immigration principles and policies” that it suggested would be tied to any deal to extend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme, an Obama-era executive initiative that stalled deportation for nearly 800,000 undocumented young people brought to America as children. The list of Read More

Scott Pruitt signs a measure to repeal the Clean Power Plan

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TIE off and collar open, Scott Pruitt unveiled his plan to repeal the Clean Power Plan to loud applause in Hazard, Kentucky, a sleepy coal town in the state’s mountainous south-east. “The war on coal is over,” said Mr Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), on October 10th. The next day, in Washington, Read More

Donald Trump ties hardline immigration demands to a deal on DACA

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DONALD TRUMP prides himself on his skills as a negotiator. Among the tips he offers in “The Art of the Deal” is to “think big.” “To me it’s very simple,” he explains. “If you’re going to be thinking anyway, you might as well think big.” Of course, maximalism has always seemed more credo than negotiating Read More

Americans respond differently to violence at home and abroad

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THE tragic shooting in Las Vegas on October 1st took many more lives than were lost in recent terror attacks in Europe including in London and Manchester. But while Donald Trump responded to those attacks with numerous tweets, he was comparitively quiet over the Las Vegas slaughter. In this case at least, the president’s relative level Read More

Latinos have become Chicago’s second-largest ethnic group

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“THE next mayor of Chicago will be Latino,” predicts John Hagedorn at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Latinos recently became the second-largest ethnic group in the city, accounting for 29.7% of the population, overtaking African-Americans (29.3%) and rivalling whites (32.6%). For decades the local Democratic Party’s machine was able to ignore Latinos. Today this Read More

Superstition helps explain how people think about gun laws

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THE Onion put it best: “‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens.” An accurate summary of gun-control opponents’ response to America’s periodic gun massacres, the headline was also familiar. The satirical website has run it, with few alterations to an accompanying spoof article, five times: after six people were murdered Read More