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Alternative means of payment or regional/local currencies are a worldwide phenomenon. Here are a few examples. Most of them are issued by a central authority. Minuto, however, is organized decentrally.


Minuto

Minuto lecture

Presentation on the need for free means of payment and the potential of Minuto (in German).
(54:48)

Minuto Film

A 30 minutes movie on Minuto.
(29:39)

Interest free money

Money expert Prof. Margrit Kennedy talks about exponential growth of the monetary system, diversification of currencies, new types of banks and about a monetary system without interest and inflation (in German).
(17:25)

Regional and local currencies

The power of local currency

At TEDxBasel, Florence Siegenthaler proposes using a local currency to put the power back in the hands of our communities.
(9:21)

The power of complementary community currencies

At this TEDxLeiden event, Edgar Kampers talks about the potential of complementary community currencies.
(11:47)

Palmas (Brazil)

There are several regional money projects in Brazil. The Palmas is a currency of a bank founded by the parish priest Joaqin de Melo in a ghetto on the outskirts of the large city of Fortaleza. The money is issued in the form of interest-free microloans.
institutobancopalmas.org
(12:10)

Roue (Provence, France)

France also has regional currencies. Here, the concept is explained using the Roue as an example.
laroue.org
(7:34)

Sardex (Italy)

In southern Sardinia, the regional currency Sardex saved many companies through the financial crisis.
sardexpay.net
(5:58)

Chiemgauer (Germany)

The Chiemgauer is the largest regional currency in Germany and has been around for several years.
chiemgauer.eu
(6:26)

Ithaca Hours (New York, USA)

Ithaca Hours is a local currency in Ithaca, New York and is the oldest and largest local currency system in the US that is still operating.
ithacahours.org
(7:36)

Goldback (USA)

A growing number of small businesses across Utah are now accepting what are called “goldbacks“ - a local currency that's been gaining attention during the pandemic.
goldback.com
(2:06)

Read more on Wikipedia's list of complementary currencies and its category page on local currencies.

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en/videos.txt · Last modified: 2022/06/03 20:48 by david