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Worldview Podcast

Blockchain Sweeps Puerto Rico and Photographer Bassam Khabieh Illustrates Syria’s Civil War Through its “Resilient” Children.

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On Today's Show:

  • We speak to Gina Pieters, a lecturer at the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago and a research fellow at the Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance, about what blockchain technology is, why it’s important, and how it’s regulated.
  • On the BBC's Documentary "Blockchain for a Broken Paradise", we uncover why a small group of wealthy ‘crypto-preneurs’ are moving to Puerto Rico post Hurricane Maria.
  • Worldview talks to photojournalist Bassam Khabieh about his new book, Witnesses to War: The Children of Syria, Stories and Photography.

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