When societies discuss cryptocurrencies, the argument that the decentralized and unregulated nature of the crypto space leaves the door open to abuse, like money laundering and financial fraud, is often put forward by officials and authorities. However, a string of cases involving precisely these sins, and many, many banks, show that regulations are largely ineffective […]
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Within days of one another voters in Iraqi Kurdistan and Catalonia went to the polls, or attempted to go to the polls, to vote in secession referenda. Nearly 92% of voters in Iraqi Kurdistan voted in favor of leaving Iraq, and Antiwar.com reports, “the accuracy of the numbers aren’t in … Continue reading →
For the first time in years, nuclear-related sanctions against Iran placed by the American government have been lifted. Reuters reports on January 16 “the International Atomic Energy Agency confirms Iran had taken steps to restrict its nuclear activities required under the [Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action] JCPOA.” The JCPOA is … Continue reading →
After what the Washington Post reports as “nearly two years of intense, and largely secret, negotiations,” a deal from the P5+1 was reached last week. Congress now has 60 days to review the deal. Since the negotiations were secret, and details are scant, there seems to be a lot of … Continue reading →