Former CFTC chairman Chris Giancarlo and Cointelegraph weekend editor Andrew Thurman discuss why the U.S. needs a digital dollar and how an American CBDC can compete in the global digital currency race.

0:00 Intro
1:13 What is the current status of the Digital Dollar Project?
2:06 How concerned are U.S. policymakers about China’s CBDC?
7:49 How can you convince policymakers of the full potential of a CBDC?
9:40 Is there a “right” model for building a CBDC?
11:25 What are the potential use cases for a digital dollar?
13:17 How can a digital dollar coexist with the emerging DeFi ecosystem?
15:54 How can innovators find a common ground with regulators?
18:06 Outro

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