The Weekly Stripe – 12.07.19

This week's suggested reads and listens are all about money and technology.

The Weekly Stripe – 12.07.19

David Runciman and the Talking Politics team try to make sense of Facebook’s recent foray into digital currency, following Facebook’s recent announcement about Libra.

The Weekly Stripe – 12.07.19

A long read by Laurie Penny on the eclectic personalities, techno-utopian visions and rampant misogyny powering the world of Cryptocurrency

The Weekly Stripe – 12.07.19

Review of Finn Brunton’s book ‘Digital Cash’, on the people and political movements with alternative visions for society who led historical attempts to disrupt monetary systems.

The Weekly Stripe – 12.07.19

Japan is still reliant on cash – much more so than its neighbours China and Korea. So will it ditch bills and coins for blockchain?

The Weekly Stripe – 12.07.19

A primer from Mary Mellor on the history of money and where it’s got us today – from debt to austerity.