57 min

Episode 33: Ben Rhodes on China and Crypto The Blockchain.com Podcast

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On today's episode of the Blockchain.com Podcast, our VP of Marketing, Jason Karsh, and Head of Research, Garrick Hileman sit down with Ben Rhodes, advisor and speech writer for former US President Barrack Obama. He is author of the bestseller, The World as It Is and cohost of the Pod Save the World podcast. His new book, After the Fall, explores the rise of authoritarianism around the world. 

Their conversation covered many topics including:


Ben's experience writing thousands of speeches for President Obama 
In depth discussion around China, ranging from the risk of conflict with the US over Taiwan to why the Chinese government's need for control seemingly overrides their own economic and and geopolitical interest
Ben's thoughts on Bitcoin, including the latest crypto crackdown in China and how different political regimes, from Russia to the US, view crypto and how it should be regulated

Enjoy!

On today's episode of the Blockchain.com Podcast, our VP of Marketing, Jason Karsh, and Head of Research, Garrick Hileman sit down with Ben Rhodes, advisor and speech writer for former US President Barrack Obama. He is author of the bestseller, The World as It Is and cohost of the Pod Save the World podcast. His new book, After the Fall, explores the rise of authoritarianism around the world. 

Their conversation covered many topics including:


Ben's experience writing thousands of speeches for President Obama 
In depth discussion around China, ranging from the risk of conflict with the US over Taiwan to why the Chinese government's need for control seemingly overrides their own economic and and geopolitical interest
Ben's thoughts on Bitcoin, including the latest crypto crackdown in China and how different political regimes, from Russia to the US, view crypto and how it should be regulated

Enjoy!

57 min

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