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Local Money: What Difference Does It Make?

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Local money has been used for hundreds of years and throughout the world, yet very few of us understand what it's all about. In the last few years, many more local currencies have been launched, but why? We all need money - to stay alive, to buy essential goods and services. But when jobs and money are in short supply it's largely because 97% of national money is controlle ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published June 12th 2013 by Triarchy Press Ltd
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Ben Brangwyn
Aug 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Must-read pamphlet. I found it clear, concise, assertive, inspiring and timely. Miraculously, John Rogers has distilled everything you need to know on this subject into this very easily digested little tome.
Seriously impressive. I recommend it to Transition Initiatives and community groups anywhere that are looking at reasserting control over their local economy.
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A great and short introduction to alternative currencies and their importance yo local economies.
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John is an expert on local currency systems. His first two books are seen as standard texts in this field. Check out the reviews at his website:

"People Money - the Promise of Regional Currencies" was co-authored with Margrit Kennedy and Bernard Lietaer, who wrote the 2004 German original on which this first English edition is based. John completely expanded the original tex

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