What We Do

What We Do

We collaborate on the design, implementation, research and best practices in complementary currency systems. We’re a cross-disciplinary network of mutually-supportive monetary change makers. Read more about us.

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News & Events

14 February 2016 Money and Society MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)

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

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Accelerating Open Source and Positive Change

FEST FORWARD darker

OuiShare Fest Forward is an accelerator for open source projects with measurable positive impact on sustainability, social development or decentralized..

The post Accelerating Open Source and Positive Change appeared first on OuiShare EN – Connecting the Collaborative Economy by Manuella.

Polanyi Conference

Papers on monetary innovation and complementary and community currencies will be welcome:   Polanyi International Conference Paris – 19 and 20 May 2016 Societies in transition, Social and solidarity economy, the commons, public action and livelihood Please submit your abstract by February 29th CALL POLANYI CONFERENCE  

How much debt is too much? When should the Bank of England create new money to finance spending?

How much debt is too much? When should the Treasury borrow money and when should the Bank of England create new money to finance spending? Total UK household debt is exceptionally high and projected to increase even further. Meanwhile government debt is … Continue reading

The post How much debt is too much? When should the Bank of England create new money to finance spending? appeared first on Positive Money.

Introducing a new regular event… No Kidding!

This is a guest blog post written by Rachel Segal Hamilton, Brixton creative, journalist, and mum. Introducing… No Kidding My dad used to live in Brixton in the ‘90s so, as a kid, I was here every other weekend. I remember Saturday morning trips to buy veg at the market and summer days dancing to reggae […]

Money & Society free online course starts again in February 2016 (University of Cumbria)

Following the success of its first and second run, the University of Cumbria will re-run its Money & Society MOOC (Massive Online Open Course), starting on February 21st 2016. In 2014 the university made headlines as the first public university … Continue reading

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What would the world look like if the banks crashed tomorrow? (The Independent)

Huge chunks of money would suddenly drop out of circulation into thin air and the consequences would be catastrophic: cash machines and debit cards would all stop working, threatening the entire financial system with collapse, reads the article written by … Continue reading

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