Congressman Ro Khanna, a California Democrat, discusses crypto and decentralization, his new book, Dignity in a Digital Age: Making Tech Work for All of Us, and how to regulate the crypto industry. Show highlights:

  • what Silicon Valley had to do with Congressman Khanna’s journey down the crypto rabbit hole
  • why Congressman Khanna is so passionate about decentralization
  • why Congressman Khanna thinks crypto could bring tech jobs across the country and world (rather than staying in hubs like Silicon Valley)
  • why Congressman Khanna thinks a new regulatory regime is necessary for crypto assets, like stablecoins
  • what Congressman Khanna would like vocal crypto opponents like Congressman Brad Sherman or Senator Elizabeth Warren to know about the crypto space
  • Congressman Khanna explains the difference between determining if an asset is a security and regulating an asset
  • what Congressman Khanna is doing to bring predictability to crypto regulation
  • how regulators could incentivize Bitcoin miners to use less energy
  • what Congressman Khanna thinks about know-your-customer/anti-money-laundering mechanisms in the DeFi world
  • how Congressman Khanna believes crypto taxes should be treated
  • what actions Congressman Khanna recommends for bringing more Democrats to the crypto side
  • whether Congressman Khanna thinks crypto is a bipartisan issue 

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Ro Khanna

Dignity in a Digital Age: Making Tech Work for All of Us