Bitcoin could change the game for foreign aid

Alex Gladstein is the chief strategy officer at the Human Rights Foundation and a guest lecturer at Singularity University. He owns a small amount of bitcoin. LocalBitcoins is participating at HRF’s upcoming Oslo Freedom Forum conference. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. Today’s humanitarian aid model is fundamentally broken. Whether you’re a…

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No-deal Brexit: Cancer treatments, climate change tech will be ‘compromised,’ researchers warn

(CNN)Vital research into new cancer treatments and technology combating climate change “will be compromised” if the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without a deal in place, university leaders have warned lawmakers. Organizations representing more than 150 higher education providers across the country wrote to politicians and the government on Friday to say that a…

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