Mitchell Hamilton

Money in decline, society in decline

2 June 2024 11:59 am

Society is declining in value because our money is declining in value. This is self-evident. And yet every time I…

Bitcoin critics

8 May 2024 2:10 am

Bitcoin critics are exactly the same as the people who blindly obeyed their leaders during Covid. They always appeal to authority. They tell…

Henry Ford and the genius of bitcoin

14 April 2024 3:00 am

In 1729, the French philosopher Voltaire wrote: ‘All paper money returns to its intrinsic value: zero.’ Since then, over 500…

Surviving the wild: the road to Kibera

1 April 2024 1:12 pm

I found myself in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, planning on making a trip down to Nairobi overland. Some friends had…

Bitcoin: not a fad, not a scam

23 March 2024 2:00 am

Throw open the door to bitcoin miners

The secret life of Bitcoin

7 October 2023 1:00 am

The point of this article is to address two common criticisms of Bitcoin. The first is that it’s created out…

On the streets of Ukraine

2 September 2023 5:00 am

Within 30 seconds of arriving and getting into a taxi, an air raid siren went off across the city. The…

Cash is King, Bitcoin is God

21 May 2023 4:00 am

While most people rage over the Voice to Parliament or men competing in women’s sports, there is a real battle…

North Korea: the man who would be God

2 April 2023 5:00 am

There were around 50 of us standing in a car park and waiting for something but we didn’t know what.…

The Melbourne art scene: diluted mediocrity

20 March 2023 5:00 am

The building is ugly and the inside is confusing. There are people everywhere and you have to look around for…

Printing money: inflation comes for the West

4 March 2023 7:26 pm

Groceries aren’t rising in price and giant supermarket chains aren’t making record profits. The value of money is collapsing. That’s…