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What Are Solarpunk and Lunarpunk Anyway?
Two environmentally focused fictional microgenres have become cornerstones of the Web3 aesthetic. Here’s how that happened.
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The huge outflow from the Purpose Bitcoin ETF drained half of the assets and mounted $500 million in selling pressure on BTC's price before the weekend crash. (Unsplash)
Investment Firm Cypherpunk Holdings Sells All of Its Bitcoin and Ether
The publicly listed firm has transitioned its treasury to cash amid increased market volatility, but it hasn’t ruled out reinvesting in cryptocurrencies when the market settles down.
The huge outflow from the Purpose Bitcoin ETF drained half of the assets and mounted $500 million in selling pressure on BTC's price before the weekend crash. (Unsplash)

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Lunarpunks, Privacy and the New Encryption Guerillas
A growing group of cryptography experts are using tools to carve "dark" spaces out of the surveilled web. This article is a preview of Rachel-Rose O'Leary's talk on the 'Big Ideas' stage at Consensus.
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The Case for Taxing Proof-of-Work
Most bitcoin owners aren't cypherpunks and don't require an energy-intensive consensus mechanism. A tax would shift them on to sensible alternatives. This post is part of CoinDesk's Tax Week.
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So What If Part of Bitcoin's Code Was State-Funded?
Adam Tooze asked if bitcoin politics is self-deluded. Cypherpunks are just resourceful.
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Cypherpunk, Crypto Anarchy and How Bitcoin Lost the Narrative
The crypto industry tends to give "cypherpunk" vibes a great deal of lip service without much attention to their real values.
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‘Economics Will No Longer Be the Handmaiden of Politics’: A History of the Cypherpunks, Feat. Jim Epstein
An enlightening conversation with Reason’s Jim Epstein, who just released a four-part YouTube documentary on the cypherpunk movement.
Breakdown Cypherpunk History 11-4-20

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A Day in the Life of the Splinternet
Cypherpunk historian Finn Brunton imagines a future where there are many internets, each making demands on your attention.
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Bitcoin Has Lost Its Way: Here’s How to Return to Crypto’s Subversive Roots
Bitcoin has traded its radical potential for the prospect of mainstream adoption. It's not worth it, writes Rachel-Rose O'Leary.
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Why Cypherpunk Witches Love Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency lets modern-day witches transact beyond the grasp of restrictive e-commerce platforms.
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