What caught my eye: Inflation and the Fed, the failure of national-building in Afghanistan, and why it is a bad idea to make bitcoin compulsory tender

Remarks of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell at Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium. Listen carefully!


Is it a “Bad Idea to Make Bitcoin Compulsory Tender”?


“Why Nation-Building Failed in Afghanistan” by Daron Acemoglu:


“Why the Bezzle Matters to the Economy” by Michael Pettis:


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