Published On Feb 21, 2021
In this talk, Andreas follows-up on "Currency Wars" a talk he gave in 2016. A lot has changed but mostly in a worse direction than before. Currencies are at war with each other, Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are getting banned, maligned and dismissed even as they enjoy new highs in value. New distractions like Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) and corporate currencies (Libra/Diem) are trying to distract further from the simple truth: National currencies are sinking under a deluge of debt and even those at the top are beginning to get worried. Learn how to prepare your evacuation plan and help others too.
1:37 The ship is sinking
2:20 Bitcoin then and now
3:17 Lifeboats are dangerous
7:23 A lot of the people who are heading for the lifeboats have no idea what's going on
8:10 We are never in this together
14:14 The lower- and upper-class
19:00 When the ship sinks, anything that floats is a lifeboat
20:48 The great orange cruise ship lifeboat
25:44 They are trying to prohibit you from getting in to the lifeboat
27:32 What do you need to do?
32:46 Conclusion and upcoming events
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