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Tag Archives: local currency
What’s not to like about CounterCoin ?
What’s not to like about CounterCoin ? by Carolyn Kagan (The second of two pieces about Countercoin. The first by Mike Riddell set out the basic philosophy and reported on the event that Carolyn mentions below.) There are some … Continue reading
The Viable Economy … and Viable Finance
The Viable Economy – and Viable Finance Mark H Burton and Mike Riddell. pdf version (not updated) updated, 10 May, 13 December, 2018. It is all too clear that our economy is precarious, economically, socially and ecologically. Steady State Manchester promotes … Continue reading
From loyalty points to community currency: releasing value for the local economy
The development of community loyalty points, which aim to give a leg-up to people living on the poverty line, is picking up momentum with two proof-of-concept projects slated to go live later this summer in Wigan and Hull. The aim … Continue reading
Posted in Money system, re-localisation Tagged community resilience, economic justice, Hull, local currency, loyalty schemes, Mike Riddell, money, re-localisation, Wigan 3 Comments
Alternative financial innovations in Greater Manchester?
We are interested in exploring the possibilities for alternative financial systems to promote economic, social and ecological well-being in this part of the world. The key idea is to identify the gaps in the local system of financial resources (systems, … Continue reading
Posted in Banking, economics, get involved, Money system, news Tagged banking, credit, investment, local currency, re-localisation Leave a comment
Josh Ryan-Collins – Bristol Pound marks new era for local money | the new economics foundation
A development to watch: the first city wide (actually 50 mile radius so almost bioregional) alternative currency – is backed by Bristol City Council. Josh Ryan-Collins – Bristol Pound marks new era for local money | the new economics foundation. … Continue reading
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