Category: Andrew Yang

Congressional Candidate Hosts Vitalik Buterin, Glen Weyl in Online Forum

New York congressional candidate Jonathan Herzog hosted a live YouTube broadcast with Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin on Monday, along with author and activist Glen Weyl.  Herzog is a Democrat who previously worked on Andrew Yang’s failed yet crypto-savvy presidential...

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Ex-Yang Aide Is Running for Congress with Bitcoin and UBI on His Mind

For would-be U.S. lawmaker Jonathan Herzog, financial exclusion isn’t just a talking point, it’s lived experience. When launching his congressional run, he said, Herzog went to Bank of America and Citibank and tried to open a campaign checking account,...

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Andrew Yang Says Current Stimulus Payments to Americans Aren’t Enough

Andrew Yang isn’t satisfied with the one-time $1,200 stimulus checks going to 80 million Americans today. He wants the federal government to continue paying out $2,000 monthly checks until the crisis is well and truly over.  The ex-presidential contender,...

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US Crypto Taxes Are a Nightmare. Could These Proposals Help?

The best Sundays are for long reads and deep conversations. Earlier this week, the Let’s Talk Bitcoin! Show gathered to discuss the US tax treatment of “Virtual Currencies” and how scams find a home wherever opportunity exists, at least...

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Crypto News Roundup for Jan. 30, 2020

With bitcoin traders looking for a move to $10,000, Markets Daily is back with news of the day and clips of Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Andrew Yang’s recent crypto comments. Disclosure Read More The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk...

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Andrew Yang: US Has to Fix Its ‘Hodgepodge’ Crypto Regulation

Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang said the U.S. needs a consistent legal framework for cryptocurrencies if it is to be a market leader. Speaking to Bloomberg on Thursday, Yang said the current regulatory situation is confusing and potentially harmful...

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