The End of Super Imperialism

The End of Super Imperialism

Article - 60 mins

by Alex Gladstein

| Monetary Policy | Censorship Resistance |

Published November 10, 2021

Governments always dreamed of transforming their debt into the most valuable asset on earth. This essay explains how the U.S. succeeded in turning this dream into a reality, what the implications for the wider world were, how this era might be coming to a close, and why a Bitcoin standard might be next.