27-29th May 2024
If you’re into crypto, you’ve heard about El Salvador adopting Bitcoin. Come for the beach and surf, pay for your beers in Bitcoin, stay for tax exemptions. That’s how the story goes: a small, defiant country that leads the way into the future of money. The reality is starkly different. Hardly anyone uses Bitcoin outside the tourist-dedicated beach. The majority of the country thinks it’s only benefited the rich. When Bitcoiners cheer for the government, they’re not ushering in the technology of the future; they’re enabling a regime that’s violating the human rights of its citizens.