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Fintech Is a Scam — A Listicle in Eight Parts

$91.5b per year, doubling every year

Bosch’s painting ‘The Conjurer,’ in which a fast-fingered magician bamboozles a bunch of gawping rubes with a shell game. In the original, the conjurer holds a pea from under a shell; in this one, he holds a Bitcoin logo.

The world’s economy ground to a halt during the pandemic as millions died, production slowed or stopped altogether, and the resulting supply chain disruptions made many essential products and services impossible to deliver. And yet, the world’s billionaires added $5.5t to their net worth during that time.

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Cory Doctorow

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