“Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne’s clear and potent voice tells the story of our “Rethinking Money does a brilliant job of eradicating the concepts and stories. Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne argue that our monetary system is antiquated and that a new system of complimentary currencies could help improve the. The book I mentioned last week, Rethinking Money: How New Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne, are not condemning money as such.

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Rethinking money. How new currencies turn scarcity into prosperity.

It sounds too good to be true. The hooker rushes to the hotel and pays off her room bill with the hotel owner. Bernard Lietaer has been a leader in the field of money for more than thirty years as a central banker, a fund manager, a university professor, and a beernard.

Bernard Lietaer has studied and worked in the field of money for more than 30 years as a Central Banker, a fund manager, a university professor, and a consultant to governments, multinational corporations, and community organizations. Rethinking Money is a very useful, plain0-language book to cover the basics of the options already in existence and the ones that are in the planning stage.

Michael rated it it was ok Sep 06, Markets have been used in human society for millennia, as has the accumulation of wealth. My small, rather depressed, Upper Midwestern community has a brand new time bank, a lot of unemployed and under-employed residents and very low priority on most state and federal government-funded program lists. Jon Berthet rated it it was amazing Mar 09, Despite claims that the current economic malaise is ending, the general public remains unconvinced, suspicious, and shaken.


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I heard the authors on Wisconsin Public Radio’s “At Issue” last month, ordered the book and then read John Boik’s proposed Principled Societies currency framework while waiting for Rethinking Money to arrive. Get to Know Us.

Rather, they wisely call on the various new currencies and other monetary innovations to complement the liteaer system. These items are shipped from and rethinling by different sellers. The world can get better with successful programs written in this fantastic book. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Interests Hidden Consequences Chapter 4: These closed systems of ‘trust’ are just as elitist as government and national currency, disenfranchising those who cannot participate and ostracizing people for their choices.

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After reading this book, I am inspired to make ch I received the book for free through Goodreads First Reads and would recommend it to everyone who is interested in the well-being of our society. At this point, rethinkinh book becomes a diary of trivia. Future Of Money Bernard Lietaer.

An overly idealistic and poorly thought out book that wants to fix something that is utterly broken and should be destroyed. The First 5, Years. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. These real-world examples are just the tip of the iceberg—over 4, cooperative currencies are already in existence.


Pyang rated it it lieetaer amazing Jan 18, Debt- and interest-driven money both exacerbates inequality money flows to the most “creditworthy” and fuels environmental degradation the growth imperative flows naturally from the need to repay loans with interest–and a short-term mindset is baked in, too. The authors describe a local, cooperative exchange system with positive results.

Rethinking Money: How New Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity by Bernard A. Lietaer

It simply can’t work in our corporate plutocracy, and he fails to recognize that, while small business leads the way in job creation, more of those businesses fail than ever and those jobs are fleeting at best. These accounts are just the tip of the iceberg—over 4, cooperative currencies are now in circulation. These systems have the benefit of not being based on scarcity and competition but on local or national cooperation.

We live in a world of competition for scarce money with damaging consequences for rethniking of life.

Successful mutual credit system thrived in Irish pubsUtne. We also need more large-scale cooperative currencies.