Monday, 3 October 2011

Strange times

Reuters has an article about debt cancellation, citing the idea of the jubilee. So now we have established economists and politicians warming up not only to the Tobin tax and alternative currency systems, but the jubilee as well! The motive, of course, is to "jumpstart the economy", or, in other words, to save capitalism. But, still, I think interesting opportunities are opening up here!

On debt cancellation:

On local exchange networks/alternative currencies:

Tobin tax:

By the way, I'm reading Graeber's Debt right now. Hope to be back with a report later.
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