Government

What can governments do to address the banking crisis, remedy unemployment, poverty and ecological threats, and create conditions for sustainable abundance?

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How can time-tested currency innovations such as mutual credit systems help businesses of all sizes deal with cash flow shortages and monetary instability?

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What can communities do to leverage their untapped wealth and connect resources that would otherwise remain unused with needs that would otherwise remain unmet?

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What can scientific and academic research tell us about how to design and implement more effective and resilient monetary systems?

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What types of complementary currencies could help us overcome current obstacles to the flourishing of our educational, energy, commercial, and other systems?

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Articles by Bernard Lietaer

Bernard Lietaer on monetary ecosystems, Ecuador, Greece and bitcoin

March 1, 2015 – 5:49 pm |

Bernard Lietaer – Why we Need a Monetary Ecosystem, INRIA 2014

February 23, 2015 – 1:22 pm |

Quantifying sustainability: Resilience, Efficiency and the Return of Information Theory by Robert E. Ulanowicz, Sally J. Goerner, Bernard Lietaer, Rocio Gomez

October 12, 2013 – 11:15 am | One Comment

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Pourquoi les monnaies complémentaires sont-elles nécessaires à la stabilité économique ? La preuve scientifique.

August 12, 2013 – 11:26 am |

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Rethinking Money: The Rise Of Hayek’s Private Competing Currencies by Peter Ferrara on Forbes

March 2, 2013 – 6:13 pm | 4 Comments
Rethinking Money: The Rise Of Hayek’s Private Competing Currencies by Peter Ferrara on Forbes

“Auditing the Fed, replacing Fed monetary policy discretion with a mandatory price rule governing policy, even the gold standard, Nobel Laureate Friedreich Hayek pushed the envelope beyond all of these. He advocated running the world economy …

Rethinking Money on Yahoo! Finance: “Don’t Want to Fight the Fed? Euro Architect Offers Alternative”

February 24, 2013 – 1:58 pm | One Comment
Rethinking Money on Yahoo! Finance: “Don’t Want to Fight the Fed? Euro Architect Offers Alternative”

Click the picture to the video interview.
It’s not every day you hear a former central banker and an architect of the euro advocating for complementary currencies that have nothing to do with the national ones …

Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne promoting “Rethinking Money” at The Big Picture show on RT with Thom Hartmann

February 19, 2013 – 4:25 pm |
Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne promoting “Rethinking Money” at The Big Picture show on RT with Thom Hartmann

Rethinking Money points out that there is a way, in fact a thousand ways, to stop our current juggernaut towards global self-destruction. There is a system of solutions already in place in localities throughout the world where …

Rethinking Money, How new currencies turn scarcity into prosperity by Jacqui Dunne and Bernard Lietaer

February 8, 2013 – 9:15 am | One Comment

NEW BOOK RELEASED!

Rethinking Money points out that there is a way, in fact a thousand ways, to stop our current juggernaut towards global self-destruction. There is a system of solutions already in place in localities throughout the …

The Chicago Plan Revisited, Live webcast of the debate between Michael Kumhof and Bernard Lietaer in Stockholm, January 28th 2013.

January 28, 2013 – 10:54 am | One Comment

“Financial reform for a sustainable economy”

3 Great lectures :

Michael Kumhof  IMFdiscussed the Chicago Plan
Bernard Lietaer about Complementary Currencies and Eco Systems,
Then they answer questions

 

בכנס מרתק שנערך בשבדיה התקיים מפגש בין ברנרד ליאטר ומייקל קומהוף
(IMFׁ)
ידידנו קרל …

The potential of complementary currencies by Bernard Lietaer

July 26, 2012 – 2:19 pm | 8 Comments

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