Mission-driven cryptocurrency requires an active commitment to equity

Mission-driven cryptocurrency requires an active commitment to equity

Crypto isn’t inherently good in just its development and proliferation; the community must address the reasons causing financial exclusion. On Sept. 27, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong sought to center his employees’ work around the company’s core mission: “to bring economic freedom to people all over the world.” Armstrong argues for a narrow interpretation of Coinbase’s mission to build the best possible product because it is “already hugely ambitious” and because companies generally cannot succeed if their goals “include all forms of equality and justice.” Armstrong’s perspective is not....


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