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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 like ...

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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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The Intellectual Benefit of Bitcoin (and Silver) (and Gold) – YMB Podcast E205

Bitcoin Brain
This is episode 205 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. This is also another one of Tim Baker's (in)famous rants. Today's episode is all about some heavy topics like materialism, inflation, society, and creativity. In some ways, Tim loves materialism because it drives people to accomplish stuff so they can have stuff. But at the same time, some people are never happy with stuff. Maybe they should find pleasure in ...

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Amazon’s Imminent & Unthinkable Bitcoin Move – YMB Podcast E194

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E194
This is episode 194 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. Look, we're busy people. So you get short shownotes this week. Here they are: It's rumored that Amazon will accept Bitcoin soon. And Bitcoin is wildly expensive in Zimbabwe. Catch the livestream tonight at 9PM Eastern and check the list below for some of the specific tweets we'll cover! BREAKING: Amazon Will Accept Bitcoin By October Bitcoin Trading at 85% ...

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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 government is ...

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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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Trump vs. Hillary: The Race to Tank the Economy & Boost Bitcoin – YMB Podcast E143

Trump vs. Hillary in Bitcoin
This is episode 143 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast! Sheeple waste countless hours these days arguing about which presidential candidate will create more jobs or protect us from the evil Muslims and Mexicans. Slightly smarter sheeple argue instead about which candidate is less crooked than the other. But you and I know much better. This is a liberty podcast for Pete's sake. We all know that neither Trump nor ...

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Inflation: Slave, Save, Retire, & Sob – YMB Podcast E138

Bitcoin Inflation
This is episode 138 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast! We don't think about it very much, but inflation is a serious killer. I recently had some retirement plans running through my head and wanted to see how much value my savings might lose throughout my career. A quick check informed me that the US Dollar has lost a whopping 75% of it's buying power over the past four decades. ...

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