Matthew Mežinskis is back on to discuss his Q2 2023 monetary base update, why demand for physical cash will make it so a CBDC never succeeds, how bad the national debt situation is in the US, how bitcoin could suffer the same fate as gold did post-Bretton Woods, and how bitcoin could wildly succeed and avoid government capture.

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