Bitcoin as a Tool for Human Rights and Freedom
In this interview, Natalie Brunell, host of Coin Stories podcast, interviews Alex Gladstein, Chief Strategy Officer at the Human Rights Foundation. They discuss about Bitcoin as a tool for fundamental human freedom.
00:39 Alex's upbringing
03:30 College Studies
05:52 Joining HRF
07:20 Lessons about government
11:47 Fighting for Human Rights
12:57 Human Rights Narratives/Examples
15:18 Money and Human Rights
22:06 Alex Learning About Bitcoin
23:52 Bitcoin and Human Empowerment
30:31 Skepticism about Bitcoin
33:05 Foreign Aid Industry
37:39 Positive & Negative Human Rights
40:59 Human Rights in the U.S.
43:49 Bitcoin and Socialism
50:45 Bitcoin in Next 5 Years
53:04 Will USD Fail?
54:27 Cryptocurrencies Vs Bitcoin
59:16 Bitcoin's Accessibility
1:01:04 Final Reflection
The episode premiered on September 2, 2021.