Government

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

Business

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

Community

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

Research

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

Currency Proposals

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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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 |

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”

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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 …

The potential of complementary currencies by Bernard Lietaer

July 26, 2012 – 2:19 pm | 8 Comments

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Zoud9tFEmw[/youtube]

Bernard Lietaer @ Poptech, October 22, 2011

November 6, 2011 – 12:27 pm | 2 Comments

 
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New Money for a New World, video interview

November 2, 2011 – 12:30 pm | 3 Comments

Interview about the book which is available from here: http://www.newmoneyforanewworld.com/
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pVXBts2PXg[/youtube]

Feasta – The Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability – 2011 video archive from debt conference

October 24, 2011 – 9:37 am | One Comment

Feasta’s Autumn conference examined measures that Ireland could adopt to secure its economic future which would not leave it reliant on external factors largely outside of its control. Scenarios explored included the potential collapse of …

WIR Bank Report – RAI Television English SUB

June 14, 2011 – 4:50 pm |
WIR Bank Report – RAI Television English SUB

Excerpt of a RAI TV documentary presenting the WIR money system with a short interview of Bernard Lietaer.

Sustainability and Money Systems

May 20, 2010 – 2:36 am |

What is the relationship between our money systems and sustainability?   In this video interview, Bernard Lietaer explains that our current money system programs us into short-term thinking, and is consequently a systemic cause of unsustainability.
“NB: …