Stabilize Money, Stabilize the World

A series about stablecoins and their place in the mission to fix our broken monetary system.


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Global energy shortages, cycles of hoarding, closing business and declining purchasing power can be traced back to poor monetary policy. For decades now, we spent more than we had and promised more than we could deliver. And now it looks like Friedman was right — you can’t increase the money supply without increasing inflation. Individuals and nations are struggling to break out of this spiraling cycle — and even leveraging the threat of war to avoid it. This series will explore how we got here and what blockchain stablecoins need to provide a better reserve currency and a more stable world.

Part 1: What’s broken

How Broken monetary Policy Fuels Instability

How Broken Monetary Policy Fuels Instability

Why unstable money isn’t safe for the world and how to understand monetary policy

Part 2: What are people doing today about it?

Investor Guide to Stablecoins

The Investor’s Guide to Stablecoins

A dive deep into the types of monetary policy alternatives that stablecoins offer

Part 3: What is the right way forward?

The inflation hedge

What Is an Inflation Hedge? Finding Stability in Today’s Market

A guide to the various inflation hedging tactics and how they can be used in stablecoins

Part 4: What will the future look like?

What it takes to tokenize the world

What It Takes To Tokenize the World

Asset backed stablecoins require a future where value in the physical world has a digital representation that can be owned and managed by anyone.

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About Reserve


Reserve Protocol aims to protect consumers from the effects of high inflation and hopes to one day eradicate it.


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