Trust networks as a basis for payment networks, an interesting project by a subsidiary of Block (formerly Square). tbDEX.
A case for Bitcoin: https://bariweiss.substack.com/p/is-bitcoin-anarchy-or-civilization .
A case against Bitcoin. https://bariweiss.substack.com/p/the-case-against-bitcoin . Interesting remarks around how illicit activity is very high if you leave out exchanges. Curious to get another view on this.