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Why We Need Alternative Currencies by Gwendolyn Hallsmith

Time bank, care bank and food currencies in Vermont… In less than 6 minutes, a good explanation of the incentives and systems and an inspirational example of a polyculture of exchange. Advertisements

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Community Timebank in Oxfordshire: tips received from other initiatives

This could be inspiring in the exploration of polycultures: http://solocal.info/ 11/04/12 “A timebank is just starting among an ethnic community in Oxford. And a system is underway in an Oxfordshire village where the neighbours log their needs and offers to support each … Continue reading

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Thoughts on community dialogue

By Chris Tittle “In a dialogue, nobody is trying to win. Everybody wins if anybody wins. A dialogue is something more of a common participation, in which we are not playing a game against each other, but with each other.” … Continue reading

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Re-weaving the local economy in Totnes

Jay Thompt – Polyculture of Exchange

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