Battle for the Soul of Bitcoin

November 15th, 2017 by Kara in Case Studies, Essays

  By Adam Bhala Lough   Adam Bhala Lough is the award winning American director and screenwriter of the soon to be released documentary on cryptocurrencies and crypto- anarchists, “The New Radical” (watch excerpt). He writes* here on Bitcoin and the three-way struggle for its soul.   There is a war being waged for the soul of Bitcoin. On the one hand you have those who want to stay true to the roots of Bitcoin. The original programmers who were inspired by the Open Source movement and the Cypherpunk movement. They created Bitcoin with these tenets ...

New Issue of Moral Cents (Summer/Fall 2017)

November 1st, 2017 by Kara in Journal

This issue of Moral Cents explores Italian banking. The articles provide penetrating observations and critiques about the structure of the banking system,regulations and regulatory bodies, questionable practices like the revolving door, and governance failures at specific institutions. I believe the reader should gain increased insight into an industry that has a considerable influence on the EU’s fifth largest economy. The first article “The Italian Banking System” by Nicola Bilotta, illustrates clearly the structure of the banking system in Italy. There are three characteristics driving the evolution of the industry, one of which ...