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Note: Unfortunately, for most of this year, Google has chosen to not index this article on their search engine results. So if you read it and like it, let your friends know by directly telling them about it - it is likely they didn't find it on Google. Money is a tool to facilitate exchange.
Jem Bendell - The Future of Finance What will banks of the 21st century look like?
The market community uses the complementary currency Grok as tokens of trade exchange. The Grok has been crafted to meet the following criteria: The Grok is a currency with as little need of central governance as possible, and it should provide no impetus of its own when the activities of the market participants are balanced. It thus facilitates a truly free market . The Grok is a trustworthy currency, since misuse of the market community is precluded. The market system as a whole cannot be cheated of value by individuals.
PDF version Ana Carrie In 2001, Feasta's money group investigated the feasibility of establishing an interest-free bank in Ireland. The most promising way seemed to be to persuade the Swedish JAK Bank to establish an Irish branch. However, since JAK had no experience of running branches in Sweden, its directors turned the idea down.
Commercial Credit Circuit (C3): A Financial Innovation to Structurally Address Unemployment This paper explains how mutual credit systems can help small and medium-size businesses face the current banking and economic crisis and deal with the problem of cash flow shortage. Businesses can take an initiative to … “Natural Savings: How to Save Forests with Savings for and by the Poor?”
" The Slow Money Principles are the path to a new, healthy food system. Sign them and be counted! " – Greg Steltenpohl, Founder, Odwalla " I signed the Principles.
This essay is the first in a two-part series . An irremediable structural flaw lies at the base of our civilization. I call it Separation, and it has generated all the converging crises -- economic, health, ecological, and political -- of our day. It manifests as separation from each other in the dissolution of community, separation from nature in the destruction of the environment, separation within our selves in the deterioration of health. Science is its deep ideology, technology is its accomplice, and money is its agent. Money as we know it today is intimately related to our identity as discrete and separate selves, as well as to the destruction that our separation has wrought.