This episode is sponsored by NYDIG.
On this week’s version of “Long Reads Sunday,” NLW reads 4 Twitter threads:
- Alex Gladstein on whether the crypto experiment has failed
- Russian political opposition figure Alexey Navalny on big tech complicity
- Adam Cochran on the debt ceiling chicken game
- Jason Yanowitz on why CryptoPunks will be worth $10m
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“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and options NLW, with modifying by Rob Mitchell and extra manufacturing assist by Eleanor Pahl. Adam B. Levine is our govt producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard immediately behind our sponsor is “Only in Time” by Abloom. Image credit score: Malte Mueller/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk.