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Welcome to the new tragedy of the commons

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The latest collectible boom is fueled by speculators, not enthusiasts

An illustration mock-up of a phone with an Ethereum “coin” in a Bubble-Bobble style game design. The coin is pointed at a variety of bubbles that contain different art icons or internet memes.
Illustration: Quickhoney for Marker


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The struggling video game retailer chose not to exploit an irrational market. Bad move.

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Bitcoin’s recent 25% plunge illustrates why it will never be a true currency

An illustration of a conceptual Bitcoin placed behind clouds in the sky as a rainbow crosses the sky.
Illustration: Delcan & Co.


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Why we keep panic shopping even when the store shelves are stocked

An illustration of hundreds of toilet paper rolls stacked up in a single shopping cart.
Illustration: Pablo Delcan


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A boom in blank-check IPOs is setting off alarms, but they solve a very real problem for some companies

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Illustration: Pablo Delcan


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The stock market swings after Pfizer’s vaccine announcement prove that the market isn’t as wildly exuberant as many believe

Illustration: Pablo Delcan


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It can be an arm of government or a profitable business — it can’t be both

Illustration: Pablo Delcan


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Gyms, restaurants, and movie theaters are all reeling for the very same reason

Illustration: Pablo Delcan


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The massive deal for Bethesda exposes the fallacy of ownership and the anxiety of a giant

Illustration: Delcan & Co. and Chanyu Chen

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