005 - Why we're into Bitcoin, and why Koalas are stupid
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In this episode, Iyad and Ahmed discuss the revolutionary nature and potential of Bitcoin, sectarianisation in Yemen and around the region, and reframing perspectives on mental health.

Episode Timetags:

01:00 - Human rights use cases of Bitcoin

05:50 - Financial situation in Libya

08:00 - Alex Gladstein's work on Bitcoin (article links below)

09:50 - 'Sectarianization' - Danny Postel and Nader Hashemi

12:20 - Summarising Yemen's process of sectarianisation

15:50 - Mental health paradigm

20:10 - Iyad thinks Koalas are stupid

Alex Gladstein's articles:

https://bitcoinmagazine.com/culture/bitcoin-replacing-us-super-imperialism

https://bitcoinmagazine.com/culture/the-hidden-costs-of-the-petrodollar

https://bitcoinmagazine.com/culture/check-your-financial-privilege


Cartoon - 'Young Koala With a Mental Health Problem':

https://www.madinamerica.com/2019/05/young-koala-mental-health-problem


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