141 – Who Stole the Wealth? with Ben Hunt

✨ DEBRIEF | Unpacking the Episode:
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/debrief-ben-hunt

Joining us today for his second appearance on Bankless, the macro narrative gigabrain, Ben Hunt. Ben is an investor and creator of Epsilon Theory, a website, and community that examines markets through the lenses of game theory and history.

On today’s episode, Ben shares his rich insights on the U.S.’s current macro landscape by taking us through a brief history of the past, why our political coordination game is broken, and of course–who’s stealing the wealth.

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Timestamps:

0:00 Intro
7:43 Unique Time in History?
11:56 Repricing Money
18:48 What’s Different?
22:24 US Wealth Growth vs. US GDP Growth
30:55 Hollowness
42:06 Stealing the Future
50:09 Kicking the Can Down the Road
55:23 The Widening Gyre
1:00:48 Political Coordination Game
1:06:26 Constitutional Apportionment Amendment
1:12:27 Common Denominators
1:15:14 Bitcoin
1:25:12 Tornado Cash & Freedom Narrative
1:32:53 Do We Have Hope?
1:34:28 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Ben Hunt

Epsilon Theory

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Ben’s 1st Bankless Appearance

Hollowed Out (“Hollow Men, Hollow Markets, Hollow World”)

Hollow Men, Hollow Markets, Hollow World

The Widening Gyre

The Widening Gyre

In Praise of Bitcoin

In Praise of Bitcoin

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