Bitcoin and Bretton Woods 2.0
In this episode of Swan Signal, led by Brady Swenson, the head of education at Swan Bitcoin, Jeff Deist, President of the Mises Institute, and Stephan Livera, host of The Stephan Livera Podcast, discuss the recent IMF announcement about Bretton Woods 2.0, the Cantillon Effect, how life would change under a hard-money system, and best methods to improve your own economic education.
2:30 History of Bretton Woods
10:31 The IMF and Bretton Woods 2.0
14:34 What would the world like on a hard money standard?
22:10 Moral component of monetary policies
29:44 What is the Cantillon Effect?
35:41 Is Bitcoin any fairer than fiat?
37:48 Do fiat currencies increase nationalization and tensions?
45:48 How does Bitcoin change the way we govern ourselves?
55:33 Central bank digital currencies
1:06:02 Best Introductions to economics
1:09:25 Wrap up
The live stream took place on October 20, 2020.