BREAKDOWN: What’s the Real Point of ‘Crypto’ Anyway?

“Long Reads Sunday” tackles the hard questions through Twitter threads.

This episode is sponsored by NYDIG.

On this week’s edition of “Long Reads Sunday,” NLW reads four Twitter threads:

Alex Gladstein on whether the crypto experiment has failed

Russian political opposition figure Alexey Navalny on big tech complicity

Adam Cochran on the debt ceiling chicken game

Jason Yanowitz on why CryptoPunks will be worth $10m

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“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell and additional production support by Eleanor Pahl. Adam B. Levine is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsor is “Only in Time” by Abloom. Image credit: Malte Mueller/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk.

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