The world’s reserve currency relies on oil, dictators, inequality and the military-industrial complex. But a Bitcoin standard could change this.

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The dollar system has some very real, very damaging externalities. Alex has done a fantastic job documenting them

A good article by @gladstein covers the historical US/Saudi relationship well.

If you don't understand petrodollars, you don't understand US foreign policy, monetary policy, or the last several wars we've fought. Great thread & article.

at this point I'm convinced that @gladstein knows more about the geopolitics of FX markets than just about anybody else in the world. read this. more than once.