“We need not petition Congress and we need not waste time to denounce bankers, for they can neither help nor hinder our natural right to extend credit to each other, and this is the perfect basis for a money system.”E.C. Riegel (1879-1953)
What We Do
We’re an international, multi-lingual, cross-disciplinary network of mutually-supportive monetary activists, promoters, practitioners, coders, researchers and change makers.
We collaborate on the design, implementation, research, training and dissemination of best practices in complementary currency systems.
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10-14 May 2017
4th International Conference on Social & Complementary Currency Systems in Barcelona, Spain
12 December 2016
Money and Society Summit in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
6 October 2016
DigiPay 4 Growth Conference in Vienna, Austria.
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Positive Money are hiring! We are looking for Chief Economist committed to our vision for a fair, democratic, and sustainable money system. Positive Money aims to become globally-recognised thought-leaders on monetary policy and central banking and we want our research … Continue readingread more
by MARLÈNE HABERARD edited by Bianca Pick While the Brazilian democratic state is in the midst of one of it’s biggest..read more
With the help of local volunteers and donors, the Brixton Pound ran a collection and gift wrapping session at the B£ Café to give isolated older people gifts and treats to help warm their Christmas. A lunch was hosted at the Vida Walsh Centre in Windrush Square on Christmas day for older people who would […]read more
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div class=field field–name-body field–type-text-with-summary field–label-hiddendiv class=field__itemsdiv class=field__item even property=content:encoded divWhy buy something made thousands of miles away if you can source the same product locally and even play a hand in building it? This is the thinking behind a href=http://market.fablabs.io/Fab Market/a. /div
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p id=m_3931371916448608143gmail-9e4e name=9e4eIn the face of social and ecological peril, there’s a movement that continues to build and resist. This podcast will take you into the heart of it./p
p name=9e4e id=9e4eI can’t accept the death of my imagination on a daily basis, Caroline Woolard told us when we visited her at her studio in Lower Manhattan. I’d rather have less money and work for something that I believe in. /p
p name=9e4e id=9e4eCaroline is an artist who co-creates projects and institutions for and within the solidarity economy. /p/div/div/div/div
The world’s eight richest individuals have as much wealth as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world, according to the latest Oxfam report. The extreme levels of inequality we see today are not normal. … Continue reading
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div class=field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hiddendiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even property=content:encodedpWe’re very happy to start the year with a visit from our Credit Risk adviser Jimmy Heyns from Belgium./p
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