SOB #469 - Precursors to a Mainstream Moment in El Salvador?

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This week on Speaking of Bitcoin, Adam B. Levine presents three perspectives on El Salvador as a bitcoin-as-legal-tender bill was announced, introduced and quickly passed into law.

In segment one, Adam presents his opinion piece written for CoinDesk early in the week.

(https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-el-salvadors-legal-tender)

In segment two, we read the full text of the bill as passed into law in El Salvador

(https://www.scribd.com/document/511099248/El-Salvador-Bitcoin-Bill-Draft)

In segment three, a local, skeptical perspective on the government potential ulterior motives and intentions around the bill courtesy of on of friend-of-the-show Alex Gladstein's on-the-ground contacts in El Salvador.

(https://twitter.com/gladstein/status/1403479559555543040)

Album art credit: Rodrigo Flores/Unsplash modified by Speaking of Bitcoin

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