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    How Cryptocurrency Can Help Alleviate Global Poverty

    Leverage new technology to create equality. The numbers are staggering. Today, roughly 3 billion people around the world live on less than $2.50 a day. On average, at least 9 million people die each year from starvation—and that’s a conservative estimate. Meanwhile, the rise of Internet ...

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    Can Blockchain be Used to Achieve Racial Equity?

    A revolutionary technology or hype? The BLM protests across the nation have proved that systemic racism is pervasive across institutions in our country even today. Protests, however, are not enough even though they call attention to the issues. Widespread poverty and lack of opportunities ...

    Open Systems and Glass Ceilings

    The Disappearing Woman and Life on the InternetThis article originally appeared on TomDispatch.The Web is regularly hailed for its “openness” and that’s where the confusion begins, since “open” in no way means “equal.” While the Internet may create space for many voices, it also ...

    The Establishment

    Peter Buffett, son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett, is an Emmy Award-winning composer, NY Times best-selling author and noted philanthropist. Currently, he is releasing socially-conscious music and touring his “Concert & Conversation” series in support of his bookLife Is What You ...

    How Much Is Enough?

    Peter Buffett, son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett, is an Emmy Award-winning composer, NY Times best-selling author and noted philanthropist. Currently, he is releasing socially-conscious music and touring his “Concert & Conversation” series in support of his bookLife Is What You ...

    The Happiness Equation

    Economic equality equals happiness. So suggests a new study to be published in a forthcoming issue of Psychological Science. In order for Americans to be truly blissed out, it finds, we need to close the gap between our wealthiest and poorest citizens.“In 1980, the average American CEO’s ...

    When Digital Democracy Comes Up Short

    Media technologist and consultant Deanna Zandt’s new book is called Share This! How You Will Change the World with Social Networking. In an essay adapted from it for In These Times, Zandt reminds us that “for all the horn-tootin’ over the disruptive and democratizing potential of the ...

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