Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency: Bad for Privacy, Bad for Competition

Scott A. Shay is co-founder and chairman of Signature Bank of New York and the author of In Good Faith: Questioning Religion and Atheism (Post Hill Press, 2018). Allowing Facebook to mint its own coin, the Libra, would turn it into the greatest anti-competitive trust case in history. It would make the early 20th century Morgans or Rockefellers seem […]

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5,000-Year Old City, Largest in Ancient Israel, Exposed in Sharon Valley

Photo Credit: Assaf Peretz, Israel Antiquities AuthorityAssaf Peretz, Israel Antiquities Authority Aerial photograph of the Sharon valleyexcavation site. Widespread excavations at the En Esur (Ein Asawir) archaeological site, located near Wadi Ara, a major artery that stretches from Hadera to Afula in the northern Sharon valley, reveal a planned city from the Bronze Age (end […]

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