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A daily analysis of macroeconomics, bitcoin, geopolitics and big picture power shifts, hosted by Nathaniel Whittemore @nlw. The Breakdown is part of Blockworks.

    A Preview of Crypto's Big Week in Washington

    A Preview of Crypto's Big Week in Washington

    Some major things coming up in crypto in DC this week, including ETH Spot ETF decisions, FIT21 Act voting, and a question if Biden will veto the SAB121 repeal.
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    A Congressional Letter Pushing Back on Gensler's Rogue SEC

    A Congressional Letter Pushing Back on Gensler's Rogue SEC

    A reading and discussion based on https://blockworks.co/news/senate-gensler-sec-overturn-sab-121
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    With SAB121 Overturned, A New Era of Crypto Politics Begins

    With SAB121 Overturned, A New Era of Crypto Politics Begins

    By a vote of 60-38, the Senate has voted to repeal SAB121. The decision is in direct defiance of the Biden White House, who pledged to veto the bill if it passed. The decision has changed the landscape of crypto politics.
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    The First MEV-Related Arrest

    The First MEV-Related Arrest

    The US Department of Justice is getting significantly more sophisticated in its crypto criminal prosecution, as witness by the recent arrest in an MEV-related case.
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    • 12 min
    Tornado Cash Developer Convicted

    Tornado Cash Developer Convicted

    Alexey Pertsev has been convicted of money laundering charges in the Netherlands, with the judge explicitly saying that his writing code for Tornado Cash made him culpable. NLW discusses the community's reactions.
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    The Return of Roaring Kitty

    The Return of Roaring Kitty

    Roaring Kitty aka Deep F***ing Value aka Keith Gill has reemerged and with him has come memestock mania. NLW digs in, plus looks at DC's increasing pushback against the Anti-Crypto Army.
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Great pod, but lately inconsistent with publishing times.

NLW has traditionally been right on the money when it comes to addressing the hottest topics in crypto, but since he’s left Coindesk, he’s a bit inconsistent with daily releases. This wouldn’t be such a bad thing if he explained why he’s changed his scheduling, but his listener is left guessing.
The inconsistent coffee machine is soon lain aside.
C’mon NLW, get back in the saddle!

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