El Salvador First Country To Make Bitcoin Legal Tender

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El Salvador has become the first country to approve Bitcoin as legal tender, with President Bukele claiming it will increase financial inclusion for the 70% of residents without bank accounts, despite critics warning of the cryptocurrency’s high volatility. What do you think?

“If being embraced by an autocrat doesn’t legitimize bitcoin, I don’t know what will.”

Owen Vogel • Tracksuit Tailor

“Yeah, I thought bitcoin would help me get rich too.”

Sid Abdullah • Systems Analyst


“They’re only denying themselves the sheer delight found in designing one’s own checks.”

Patricia Becker • Botox Injector