Chatter

--- Josh Hamilton ---

A series of conversations (some not-so-mindless Chatter if you will) with thought leaders, politicians, YouTubers, academics, authors, and more. We discuss everything from politics and economics to society and culture. Chatter is a podcast from https://www.thejist.co.uk, hosted by Josh Hamilton.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. #205 - Joël Valenzuela on Dash, Dogecoin, and Living Unbanked For 5 Years

    Joël Valenzuela has been living without a banked account (or "unbanked") since 2016. He's began with Bitcoin, but when that became too expensive he began transacting with Dash instead and now he actually works for the firm! Dash is part of the digital cash race, alongside Dogecoin, Bitcoin ...

    10/28/2021

  2. #204 - Professor Daron Acemoglu - Why Nations Fail Part 2: Building A Better System [Live]

    Why Nations Fail is one of the best books I have read all year. Authors Acemoglu and Robinson insist that "development differences across countries are exclusively due to differences in political and economic institutions, and reject other theories that attribute some of the differences to culture, weather, geography ...

    10/27/2021

  3. #203 - Professor James Robinson - Why Nations Fail Part 1: Does Freedom Lead To Prosperity?

    Why Nations Fail may be the best book I have read this year, so I was absolutely delighted when both of the authors agreed to speak to me on my podcast! This is the first of these interviews, with Professor James A. Robinson. The main idea that I ...

    10/26/2021

  4. #202 - Kurt Wuckert Jr. on the Bitcoin Civil War, Satoshi Nakamoto, and El Salvador [Live]

    The civil war raging within the bitcoin community is one that I first came across in my interview with Brad Mills. Kurt Wuckert Jr is a strong advocate for Bitcoin cash and has written extensively in support of BSV, in opposition to many Bitcoin Maximalists like Anthony Pompliano. ...

    10/21/2021

  5. #201 - Ethan Lou On North Korea, Virgil Griffith, and The Ethereum Foundation

    It's no secret that I have been exploring some of the ideas of crypto currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum on this show. North Korea is also a fascinating story to me, I've been thinking about it a lot since the string of interviews conducted by North Korean defector ...

    10/20/2021