BREAKDOWN: Networks vs. Governments – Could Crypto-Powered Digital Communities Challenge the Power of Cities and States?

A reading of Balaji Srinivasan’s essay “The Network Union.”

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What exists between a Facebook group and a formal organization? Right now, not much. But in the future, Balaji Srinivasan argues, blockchain-powered communities will be able to exert the power to help them develop the polities of the future. On this “Long Reads Sunday,” NLW reads Balaji’s “The Network Union.” lets you borrow against your crypto at 6.9% APR, earn up to 12% on your idle assets, and exchange instantly between 100+ market pairs with the tap of a button. Get started at

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