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Smart barter professionals know the benefits they get from attending IRTA conventions. Those positive take-aways result in better customer service and an improved bottom line for their barter businesses. Just read the glowing endorsements from attendees of last year’s Annual IRTA International Convention in Riviera Maya: You too can experience the real benefits from attending an IRTA convention! This year’s …read more
Written by Ivo Mosley (Guest Author) on June 17, 2017.Imagine a world where huge amounts of money are created out of nothing for private profit and destroyed again once profit is taken, so that new money can be created again (and again, and again) – for private...read more
The UC Committee met recently to discuss the rise of cash booking fees on UC, and the handling of room taxes and cleaning fee charges. Historically, in the U.S., room taxes and reasonable cleaning fees have customarily been paid in cash. However, the industry (& UC), have seen an increase in exchanges charging cash booking fees. As a result, the …read more
Written by Positive Money on June 16, 2017.Positive Money and AntiUniversity’s ‘Citizen’s Income’ Panel Discussion: Sunday 11th June 2017 – Report by Rebecca Zack There was an air of positive expectation rising from the crowd of over eighty at Positive Money’s...read more
Written by Fran Boait on June 15, 2017.The Bank of England has voted to keep interest rates at 0.25% today. Currently, the policies of low rates and quantitative easing are designed to keep households and businesses borrowing. But as the weak pound makes imports more...read more
In this episode of Next Economy Now, Ryan Honeyman, a partner and worker-owner at LIFT Economy, interviews Kate Poole, who co-leads Regenerative Finance, a collective of young people with wealth working to shift control of capital to communities most affected by racial, economic, and climate injustices. Poole is also a member-leader of Resource Generation, which works to redistribute land, wealth, and power.
Western discourse around open access has largely been restricted to academic, scholarly communications circles. In fact, many friends and colleagues have told me they first encountered open access when, after graduating from university, they were confronted with the fact they no longer had access to school databases; or when online article searches reached the dead-end prompt “click here to pay for access.”
Hello! As many of you know, I had an epic speaking and learning tour in New Zealand in April. I can’t thank enough all of my amazing hosts and new friends. And a lot is happening that was spawned on that trip, both in NZ and back at home, and everywhere else people are becoming…read more
On Feb. 26, 2008, a $9-million underground seed vault began operating deep in the permafrost on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, just 810 miles from the North Pole. This high-tech Noah’s Ark for the world’s food varieties was intended to assure that, even in a worst-case scenario, our irreplaceable heritage of food seeds would remain safely frozen.