Issue #357: The cypherpunk ethos
Cypherpunks have not been coy about their aversion to the State. They overtly oppose the State's persistent encroachment on civil liberties and are actively working to undermine the State's power over the individual by using cryptography as a neutering agent.
Issue #351: A retrospective
These technologies have given the average human an immeasurable amount of leverage in a world that was previously controlled by a few gatekeepers. This has enabled the rapid dissemination of new ideas and ways of organizing which is compounding the effects of the economic crisis.