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88 Years Ago, FDR Banned Gold. Will a Bitcoin Ban Be Next?

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04/13/2021Tho Bishop

As FDR’s gold crackdown showed, tyrants know the importance of controlling money in a time of crisis. It appears cryptocurrency could be central banks' next target. 

Original Article: "88 Years Ago, FDR Banned Gold. Will a Bitcoin Ban Be Next?​"

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