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About Nozomi Hayase

Nozomi Hayase, Ph.D., is a writer who has been covering issues of freedom of speech, transparency and decentralized movements. Her work is featured in many publications. Find her on Twitter @nozomimagine

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Changing the world without taking power? Bitcoin and the challenges of consensus

Bitcoin could provide a more democratic alternative for managing the economy, relying on objective mathematical tools, rather than economists with a free market bias. But there are obstacles along the way.

Bitcoin: innovation of money and evolution of governance

All users play a crucial role in governance, as they are what ultimately gives Bitcoin value. People can choose to be equal under the law of mathematics.

Blockchain versus vulture capitalism

The Bitcoin revolution offers a glimpse at a better humanity.

Taming the beast

The image of Wall Street's charging bull, sitting as it does at the world’s financial centre, captures the essence of the deepening global crisis. 

Blockchain revolution: open source democracy for the 99%

"The revolution in this era may not need pitchforks, as the ‘peasants’ can just stop paying for the plutocracy."

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