Author: lawman

Black Soul Science > Articles posted by lawman (Page 165)

Bitcoin Q&A: The separation of money and state

Will criminal elements leverage cryptocurrencies? Criminal organizations as early adopters of technology, operating at the nexus of highest risk and highest reward. Money, by definition, is something you can use to buy anything. The more restrictions it comes with, the more it loses the fundamental principle of medium of exchange. I bet it's a lot easier to buy drugs with the New Zealand dollar than it is with bitcoin. Criminals will use money, but what we need to understand is that the tool is not the crime and has never been the crime. 99% of humanity is going to use...

Continue reading

Obama To Bring Civic Leaders To Chicago In October

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he plans to invite civic leaders to Chicago next month to exchange ideas and plan ways to solve some of the world’s common problems. The inaugural Obama Foundation leadership summit “will be a place to gather and learn from one another, and then go back to your communities to lead others in the hard work of change,” Obama said in a video and email released to supporters. The former president said he expects the summit, which will be Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, to bring hundreds of leaders from around the...

Continue reading

The Caribbean after Irma, in pictures

[ad_1] The Caribbean is no stranger to hurricanes. But to some residents, Hurricane Irma — and the destruction it has caused — is like nothing they’ve ever seen before. The Category 5 storm, the largest Atlantic basin hurricane ever recorded, left catastrophic damage to the islands in its path. Homes have been destroyed. Neighborhoods have been flooded. Many places are still without power, and there have been reports of food and fuel shortages. Gaston Browne, the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, described it last week as “total devastation.” The recovery process has begun, but with a hurricane of this magnitude, it’s going...

Continue reading

Don’t forget about us: Irma’s desperate Caribbean survivors

[ad_1] The storm carved out a path of devastation, leaving a trail of extensive damage in small islands like St. Martin/St. Maarten, the twin-island state of Antigua and Barbuda, the British territories of Anguilla and the Turks and Caicos Islands, the British Virgin Islands, and the US Virgin Islands.Many islands are still assessing the damage, as they begin to pick up the pieces. Here's a look at just a few stories from the hardest hit areas, where residents are still reeling.Do you live in the Caribbean and have been affected by Irma? We would like to hear from you. WhatsApp...

Continue reading