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“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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This work promises to strike a deep chord with audiences eager to find meaningful, thought-provoking answers. Solutions are already in place throughout the world where terrible problems once existed. As the United States struggles and the economies of Europe stagger, we fail to see a way out of this agonizing cycle of repeated financial meltdowns.

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. The company is an interface between donors and projects. The Promise of Regional Currencies. Amazing book on complementary currency. Berrett-Koehler Publishers; 1 edition February 4, Language: We live in a world of competition for scarce money with damaging consequences for quality of life.

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The authors present stories of ordinary people and their communities using new money, working in cooperation with national currencies, to strengthen local economies, create work, beautify cities, and provide education—and so much more is possible.

Bernard Lietaer has studied and worked in the field of money for lietasr than 30 years as a Central Banker, a fund manager, a university professor, and a consultant to governments, multinational corporations, and community organizations. Refresh and try again. Rather, they wisely call on the various new currencies and other monetary innovations to complement the existing system.


As a baby boomer who earned an MA Economics in the mids, I can attest that what money really “is” and how it “truly” works were not taught. In order to be truly different, the new rules have to be formulated cooperatively, and preferably beginning at the local level.

Viorel rated it it was amazing Nov lietxer, While nontraditional currencies may well serve some productive functions, this book dramatically oversells their potential. The analysis is quite good. Decouple money into it’s atomic constructs and rebuild it from the ground up.

Rethinking money. How new currencies turn scarcity into prosperity.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? For a familiar example, think of frequent flier miles. Successful mutual credit system thrived in Irish pubsUtne.

Monetary systems are certainly coercive, but the notion of carbon credits as a form of alternative currency is ludicrous and unworkable, as it still implies a desire to buy into petrochemical based fertilizer for agriculture rather than sustainable agriculture. The authors correctly state that our problems arise when momey one use of money becomes detached from the other use of money.

Read more Read less. But there is hope. As the United States struggles and the economies of Joney stagger, bernadr fail to see a way out of this agonizing cycle of repeated financial meltdowns. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Lists retuinking This Book. 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.


Skickas inom vardagar. Indeed, many are already flourishing today. The book is quite on these issues but then rapidly peters out. The stories are good and I like the examples of what could happen in the future. Nick Van rated it really liked it Apr 26, The authors correc This book is regarded lietafr a classic by the proponents of new money. It analyses the problems with money and how the current monetary structure is likely to lead us into a succession of crises.

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

Learn more about Amazon Prime. I am not sure that it is worth the effort for the general reader, and the specialist reader may find the triviality of the case studies a bit retginking.

This is a brilliant analysis of our current monetary system and its pitfalls. I received the book for free through Goodreads First Monry and would recommend it to everyone who is interested in the well-being of our society. Growing Local Economies with Local Currencies. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

Dodging the dogma of both left or right Rethinking Money provides liteaer roadmap for this to happen. Mar 25, Stephen rated it it was ok Shelves: Describes an innovative way ordinary people are creating solutions to address a wide variety of problems globally.

Many of the currencies he suggests simply cannot work.