Neocash Radio
The Painful Economics of the War on Drugs

The War on Drugs has been called a trillion dollar failure, and beyond its economic failings, more and more people are waking up to the horrors this modern-day Prohibition is creating in our society, and asking more about who actually benefits from these antiquated authoritarian controls.

In this special bonus episode of Neocash Radio—"The Painful Economics of the War on Drugs"—Darren and Randy interview Matt Simon, New England Political Director and Legislative Analyst for the Marijuana Policy Project.

Direct download: Matt_Interview.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:06pm EDT

Neocash Radio - Episode 175

Miller and Budweiser now owned by one massive company. Wells Fargo CEO sentenced to 3 years in prison for banking scandal, just kidding, he was given a slap on the wrist. Facebook is going to help feed into Middle Eastern anger by censoring Arab discontent. The Federal Reserve is terrible at economics. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is going independent. HP ink cartridges will soon have the DRM hacked and a cheap workaround publicized. Bitcoin Unlimited hashrate is on the rise and sights now turn to the Minimum Viable Hard Fork to spin off the main Bitcoin Core chain.The Japanese version of BitPay, called Coincheck, is allowing users to pay their Utility bills with bitcoin. Dash version 12.1 heads to the testnet and heralds some big changes in the coming updates. Fortune magazine covers Vitalik Buterin, twice. To SpaceX and beyond, Musk wants Mars.

Direct download: EP_175.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:27pm EDT

Neocash Radio - Episode 174

Bayer buys Monsanto with largest all cash deal on record. The New York Police Department has used civil asset forfeiture so much that it's outdated computer system, allegedly, cannot even calculate the amount. The US government wants Deutsche Bank to pay for the financial crisis of 2008. The Wells Fargo executive in charge of the unit that made headlines with phony bank accounts walks away with a $124.5 Million dollar paycheck. Credit unions are looking more appealing in light of the recent bank scandals. The Federal Reserve has no way out of the terrible bailout strategy. A Federal Judge has ruled Bitcoin is money. The Bank of England and PricewaterhouseCoopers are looking to adopt blockchain technology. Synereo raises 3 million so far with a recently started fundraising campaign. We talk quite a bit about the latest news with Ethereum. Roger Ver's bitcoin.com pool mines the first Bitcoin Unlimited block.

Direct download: EP_174.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:01pm EDT

Neocash Radio - Episode 173

Phony bank accounts a normal thing for Wells Fargo. Friday stocks drop but perhaps the news is being overblown. IMF managing direct warns, the natives are getting restless. Euro-zone is seeing price inflation for food. Finland tests out a basic income. Lykke Initial Coin Offering is underway, will it float? 2nd Largest BTC mining pool setting up a new pool for open sourced testing of new mining techniques. SegWit is being criticized for the soft-fork approach. Is that a blockchain on your telephone pole? Utilities and the blockchain. Ethereum classic is still kicking but for what and how will they innovate better than ETH?

Direct download: EP_173.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:14pm EDT

Neocash Radio - Episode 172

G20 news. Andreas Antonopoulos has a new book out. The state of Florida is confounded by bitcoin. Apple arbitrarily denies Dash from Jaxx wallet app. New TV show starting that focuses on cryptocurrencies. We going over some objections to Bitcoin. Puerto Rico misses payment on interest headed toward default on principle. US Army engaged in criminal accounting and possible money laundering. European Central banks just can't get enough money printing. Crisis-Torn Venezuelans Opt For Dash and Bitcoin. 51 crew attack low hash-power ethereum blockchains. The FBI wants to have access to everything, everywhere...

Direct download: ep_172.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:19pm EDT

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