After years of work and international experimentation, NEF is excited to announce the launch of an innovative and practical tool for developing modern community currencies.
Articles: Alternative Currencies (100)
A Q&A with John Boik founder of the Principled Societies Project and author of the book Economic Direct Democracy: A Framework to End Poverty and Maximize Well-Being.
We need to learn how to earn, save and invest a new kind of coin. Consider BEETCOIN.
Imagine an online cooperative that supports economic equality around the world and is free from state control. This is the vision for Fair.coop.
A key element of the Fair-Coop vision is a cryptocurrency, Faircoin, which has been designed to adapt the block-chain technology of Bitcoin with a more socially constructive design.
Bitcoin sometimes appears akin to an illegal immigrant, trying to decide whether to seek out a rebellious existence in the black-market economy, or whether to don the slick clothes of the Silicon Valley establishment.
One currency seems not to be able to serve every human need alone.
We used to live in a world where money was the thing that enabled things to happen. But with dollars becoming more and more scarce, success will only come if we develop a myriad of alternative economies to empower our work.
In a self-serving attempt to be recognised as a science, orthodox economics treats human input to its economic models as soulless homogeneous stereotyped behaviours and values.
Resilience and ingenuity are trademarks of impoverished communities here in Kenya. When we first introduced Bangla-Pesa it had a few ups and downs, but now it is being used in ways we had never imagined.