Joe Biden

Climate action has been ‘a calamity’, says Senate Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse

Rhode Island Democrat spoke to the Guardian about the president’s climate record and targeting oil industry’s ‘achilles heel’

Crypto: Finally Something We Can All Agree On?

Can government agencies move fast enough to ensure the U.S. remains the leader in digital assets? At least business and Washington are more or less now on the same page.

Biden May Change the Game in Big Tech Regulation

The issues caused by business models built on surveillance, profiling and targeting go far beyond what we say. They affect how we feel, how we behave, how we spend, and how we vote. That is the...

The Harsh Realities Of Crypto Trading

Is crypto facing a dot-com-style demise? Let the buyer beware of the inherent risks involved in digital currency investing.

Putin’s Horrors Shift the World

Putin’s evil invasion of Ukraine is a pivot point, around which much is shifting. The world is spinning differently on its axis, and we don’t know what comes next.

What happens if Indigenous people say no to mining the minerals needed to run EVs?

Governments and industry need to ramp up their partnership game to bring new minerals to market in time to be part of a net-zero solution.

The Biden Administration Embraces “Democracy Affirming Technologies”

President Biden has called the defense of democracy “the defining challenge of our time.” With authoritarian governments doubling down on AI-enabled techniques for mass surveillance and social control, putting out the call to citizen coders...

The Would-Be Banking Regulator Who Wants to Eliminate Banks

This week, Biden surprised a lot of people by nominating Saule Omarova to head the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.  Could her proposal for a “people’s ledger” eliminate banking as we’ve historically understood it?

Slowly, Biden’s Fintech Approach Emerges

Although much remains opaque, the broad outlines of the Biden Administration’s regulatory handling of fintech are starting to come into view.

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