“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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By Michel Bauwens (P2P Foundation, research) and Yurek Onzia (project coordination) The context and structure of the report This study was commissioned and financed by the City of Ghent, a city in northern Flanders with nearly 300,000 inhabitants, with the support of its mayor Daniel Termont, the head of the mayor’s staff, the head of […]read more
One of my correspondents, Irish financial advisor Christopher Quigley, recently sent me a link to his article, Civilizations Die by Suicide Not by Murder. In that article, he mentions famed historian Arnold Toynbee’s monumental work, A Study of History which describes the … Continue readingread more
The word Decidim translated from Catalan means we decide, and it’s the name of Barcelona’s digital infrastructure for participatory democracy. One part functional database and one part political statement, organizers say Decidim is key to a broad digital transformation that is taking place in Barcelona — its institutions, markets, and economy.
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Hello humans, I hope this message finds you well in the midst of some very troubling and urgent times for the world. If you or your loved ones are in any of the many places experiencing crisis, I wish for your safety and wellbeing. And I look forward to continuing to work with you to…
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Written by John McCone (Guest Author) on August 29, 2017. Once we understand the true purpose of money, we can identify the most ethical and desirable financial systems that serve this purpose. My book, The Philosophical Method, shows how money, at its core, is a tool...read more
For Socorro Aguirre Cruz, a home care worker in Staten Island, New York, with nearly 50 years of cleaning experience, many of the challenges faced by gig workers today have been part of her life for decades. Work has been precarious for her long before the emergence of massive, venture capitalist-funded gig platforms that began disrupting — and in some cases destroying — a number of industries.