12:44am

Tue March 12, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: Are there alternatives to our current forms of money?


On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with I Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne authors of Rethinking Money: How New Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity. In the past 30 years, there has been a considerable growth of cooperative currencies around the world— from fewer than a handful in 1980 to more than 4,000 today. How does an alternative monetary system work? Are you rethinking money in your community? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Bernard Lietaer, an international expert in the design and implementation of currency systems.

Jacqui Dunne, an award-winning journalist from Ireland and founder and CEO of Danu Resource

Terry Garrett, managing member of Sonoma County GO LOCAL and Sustaining Technologies

Web Resources:

Bernard Lietaer: Currency solutions for a wiser world

Sonoma County GoLocal Cooperative

Shareable: Local Money Creates Wealth Outside the Bubble

Bay Bucks: a complementary currency for the San Francisco Bay Area.

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