May 4, 2021 • 56M

Circles: The cryptocurrency taking on world poverty

By providing a Universal Basic Income

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Rachel Donald
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This week I am joined by economic anthropologist, Julio Linares, to discuss Circles, a cryptocurrency project tackling world poverty.

Circles provides users with a Universal Basic Income in Trust tokens, meaning accounts are topped up every day with new tokens. The aim is to build economies around communities—and trust.

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