Tag Archives: hyperinflation

Will Crypto Transactions Help the Venezuelan Economy?

The Venezuelan economy has been in terrible shape in the last couple of decades as it's been going through hyperinflation to a point where the local currency is as good as a roll of toilet paper.

Because of this, the local population was forced to either emigrate outside of the country to nations that have a better economic condition or stay in Venezuela and somehow combat the issues from within.

On top of the hyperinflation, …

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Iran Cracks Down on Crypto – YMB Podcast E249

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E249

This is episode 249 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

A few weeks back, we covered several aspects of Signal censorship. Many governments (Iran is particularly egregious) block apps and services they don't like. And lots of them dislike Signal because it lets people stay private.

It appears that Iran now has similar concerns about cryptocurrency. Over the past few months, authorities began cutting off access to crypto exchanges …

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EXCLUSIVE: We Have the REAL Leaked Whitepaper for Venezuela’s Petro Crypto – YMB Podcast E222

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E222

This is episode 222 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Listen. If there's only one episode of YMB that you ever listen to, let it be this one. It's gonna be an absolute doozie because we have the scoopiest scoop on the planet. We literally have the whitepaper for Venezuela's future cryptocurrency and no one else has seen it yet.

As you may know, Nicolás Maduro (Venezuela's president) recently announced …

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Three Simple Ways to Tank an Economy – YMB Podcast E151 Rum

Tanking Economies

This is episode 151 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Today's show is all about three economies struggling to maintain their fiat currencies. We covered one, Zimbabwe, a few weeks ago, where they use foreign currency. The other two are India and Venezuela.

In India, the government recently banned 500 and 1,000 rupee bills. This caused a huge cash shortage and significant interest in Bitcoin. In Venezuela, the …

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Zimbabwe Doesn’t Want to Be Another Hyperinflation Lesson. Enter Bitcoin. – YMB Podcast E149

Zimbabwe Considers Bitcoin

This is episode 149 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

First up today, we cover one economist's serious theory that Bitcoin could save Zimbabwe from another currency disaster. The country has used a variety of foreign cash for several years and now has a shortage. Apparently, it's not so easy to stay afloat when you can't just print more of your own money.

We'll dive into the details and share …

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