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What Roe v. Wade activism looks like in the era of NFTs and Web 3

By Steven Zeitchik

07 May 2022 · 5 min read

Less than 24 hours after the Roe v. Wade draft opinion leaked, Molly Dickson was on her laptop, making an impassioned case for the transformative power of cowgirl images.

"You can donate today or any time to your local organization," the artist told two dozen people in a virtual forum on Twitter as she described a plan to sell several million dollars' worth of digital art. "What we're focused on really is the magic of Web 3," referring to the loose agglomeration of people who say concepts like cryptocurrency, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the metaverse are the future of American public life.

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