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In this visionary book, Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne explore the origins of our current monetary systembuilt on bank debt and scarcityrevealing the surprising and sometimes shocking ways its unconscious limitations give rise to so many serious problems. But there is hope. 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 educationand so much more is possible. These real-world examples are just the tip of the icebergover 4,000 cooperative currencies are already in existence.
The book provides remedies for challenges faced by governments, businesses, nonprofits, local communities, and even banks. It demystifies a complex and critically important topic and will strike a deep chord with readers eager to find innovative, meaningful solutions that will do far more than restore prosperityit will provide the framework for an era of sustainable abundance.
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|Publisher:||Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated|
|Publish Date:||Feb 04, 2013|
|Number of Pages:||288|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||1.2|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||9.4 x 6.4 x 1.0|
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