141 - Who Stole the Wealth? with Ben Hunt

Joining us today for his second appearance on Bankless, the macro narrative gigabrain, Ben Hunt. Ben is an investor and creator of Epsilon Theory, a website, and community that examines markets through the lenses of game theory and history.
Oct 21, 202201:36:00205,361 views

Inside the episode

On today’s episode, Ben shares his rich insights on the U.S.’s current macro landscape by taking us through a brief history of the past, why our political coordination game is broken, and of course–who’s stealing the wealth.


0:00 Intro

7:43 Unique Time in History?

11:56 Repricing Money

18:48 What’s Different?

22:24 US Wealth Growth vs. US GDP Growth

30:55 Hollowness

42:06 Stealing the Future

50:09 Kicking the Can Down the Road

55:23 The Widening Gyre

1:00:48 Political Coordination Game

1:06:26 Constitutional Apportionment Amendment

1:12:27 Common Denominators

1:15:14 Bitcoin

1:25:12 Tornado Cash & Freedom Narrative

1:32:53 Do We Have Hope?

1:34:28 Closing & Disclaimers


Ben Hunt

Epsilon Theory

Hollowed Out (“Hollow Men, Hollow Markets, Hollow World”)

The Widening Gyre

In Praise of Bitcoin

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