Can Central Bank digital currencies help countries circumvent sanctions?

It is clear that countries have sought to circumvent sanctions through contracts or agreements that are not denominated in dollars. Examples include the ‘rupee-rial’ mechanism introduced by India in 2012; the 2014 Russia-China trade agreement; Russia’s National Payment Card System to process domestic card payments; alternative financial messaging systems such as the Russian Financial Messaging … Read more

Bitcoin will end the weaponry of money

For decades, people all over the world have seen money as a weapon in the constant, pointless, deadly and unethical geopolitical games played by a handful of sociopathic “leaders” who believe the world is nothing more than a spherical board on which they play their “Great Game”, where territories are fought over and captured, fortunes … Read more