Wikkelhouse. Central Banks Nervous as Alternative Currency with David Bowie's Face Goes Viral. John VibesSeptember 1, 2015 (ANTIMEDIA) Brixton, U.K. — One of the best ways for the general public to take power back is to develop alternative currencies — both local and global — that allow people to trade outside of the corporate-government banking systems and central bank notes.
Many people in different areas of the world have been moderately successful at implementing local currencies, such as Mountain Hours or Ithaca Hours, which have gained traction in the U.S. In London, an interesting alternative currency bearing the face of pop singer David Bowie has recently come into circulation. According to Market Watch, the local currency is specialized for the Brixton community in southwest London. Greece to receive 1000 Bitcoin ATMs AnonHQ. Economy Bitcoin ATMs could spring up across Greece as soon as October, as citizens and businesses become increasingly desperate to move their money despite capital controls.
BTCGreece, which bills itself as the country’s first bitcoin exchange, plans to eventually install 1,000 ATMs nationwide, in partnership with European bitcoin platform, Cubits: How The Elite Stay In Power. This Needs To Be Aired On National TV. This 2016 Resolution for Humanity Will Give You Chills and Light a Fire Under Your Feet. This 2016 Resolution for Humanity Will Give You Chills and Light a Fire Under Your Feet. The Evolution of Ecological Consciousness (2013) In Transition 2.0: A Story of Resilience & Hope in Extraordinary Times (2012) This film is an inspirational immersion in the Transition movement, gathering stories from around the world of ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
There are stories of communities printing their own money, growing food, localising their economies and setting up community power stations. Visions of a Universal Humanity. The Economics of Happiness (2011) Economic globalization has led to a massive expansion in the scale and power of big business and banking.
It has also worsened nearly every problem we face: fundamentalism and ethnic conflict; climate chaos and species extinction; financial instability and unemployment. There are personal costs too. Treehouse Hotels Robin’s Nest. Our trip to Robin’s Nest Treehouse Hotels in Hesse, Germany was filled with winding roads through small villages and eerie night routes.
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Leave a Reply Follow Get every new post delivered to your Inbox. Build a website with WordPress.com. This Music Festival Will Challenge the Two-Party System. Claire BernishJuly 21, 2015 (ANTIMEDIA) The second annual United We Stand Festival is slated to take place at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles on September 19 from 5-10 pm PST.
This historic event marks the Free and Equal Elections Foundation’s kickoff for a series of open presidential debates for 2016—and will be broadcast worldwide by freeandequal.org. However, the UWSF is much more than just a music festival. As a platform for voices of every race, color, and creed, the 2015 UWSF is an educational event combining activism, information to challenge the two-party political duopoly, practical solutions for both political and non-political issues, and the arts. The UWSF focuses on “bringing positive and conscious artists together with political leaders and thinkers” with hopes of ending the divisiveness and partisan stalemate currently consuming the nation. Money & Life (2013) Money & Life is a passionate and inspirational essay-style documentary that asks a provocative question: can we see the economic crisis not as a disaster, but as a tremendous opportunity?
This cinematic odyssey connects the dots on our current economic pains and offers a new story of money based on an emerging paradigm of planetary well-being that understands all of life as profoundly interconnected. A Note from the Film-makers: We offer Money & Life to the world in spirit of the Gift. With the Creative Commons license we are effectively decriminalizing and inviting sharing of the film.
The Dutch "Basic Income" Experiment Is Expanding across Multiple cities. By Maria Sanchez Diez / qz.com Free cash is in the works for a growing number of Dutch urbanites.
After the city of Utrecht announced that it would give no-strings-attached money to some of its residents, other Dutch cities are getting on board for social experiments with “basic income,” a regular and unconditional stipend to cover living costs. Tilburg, a city of 200,000 habitants close to the border with Belgium, will follow Utrecht’s initiative, and the cities of Groningen, Maastricht, Gouda, Enschede, Nijmegen and Wageningen are also considering it. Supporters of basic income say it is a good mechanism to alleviate poverty and social exclusion. A recent study conducted in 18 European countries concluded that generous welfare benefits make people likely to want to work more, not less. Don't Panic - The Truth About Population (2013) Using state of the art 3D graphics and the timing of a stand-up comedian, world famous statistician Professor Hans Rosling presents a spectacular portrait of our rapidly changing world.
With 7 billion people already on our planet we often look to the future with dread, but Rosling's message is surprisingly upbeat. Almost unnoticed we have actually begun to conquer the problems of rapid population growth and extreme poverty. 2012: Time For Change (2010) Introduction to Parecon: The Basics of Participatory Economics. The following are installments for a column run in the Nashville Free Press. Participatory Economics, or Parecon for short, is an economic model developed by Michael Albert and Robin Hahnel as an alternative to capitalism. An Interview Introducing and Exploring Parecon. 1. Where did parecon come from? What is its history? An Interview Introducing and Exploring Parecon. Introduction to Parecon: The Basics of Participatory Economics. IOPS - Home. A City Where Everyone Works, There Is No Police, And The Salary Is 1200 Euros.
With virtually no police, crime or unemployment, meet the Spanish town described as a democratic, socialist utopia. Marinaleda, a socialist utopia in Spain. The FairCoin. Accepts StartCOIN - Discover cryptocurrency crowd funde... Home - The Venus Project. The Venus Project proposes an alternative vision of what the future can be if we apply what we already know in order to achieve a sustainable new world civilization. It calls for a straightforward redesign of our culture in which the age-old inadequacies of war, poverty, hunger, debt and unnecessary human suffering are viewed not only as avoidable, but as totally unacceptable.
Anything less will result in a continuation of the same catalogue of problems inherent in today's world. Today many people believe what is needed is a higher sense of ethical standards and the enactment of international laws to assure a sustainable global society. ► read more... We are pleased to announce that BBC World News Horizons, Season 4, Episode 11, entitled Connected Cities is due to air on Saturday, 18th October, 2014 at 02:30am, and then again on Sunday, 19th October at 10:30, 16:30 and 20:30 (Eastern Time) on BBC World News. Please be sure to check for your own local times. Please click below to donate: