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    Michael is a pioneer in alternative monetary systems. He was one of the first who made the connection between the type of money we use and how people behave towards each other. He invented LETS in the 80s and laid the groundwork on which an entire movement was built.

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    The new Open Money exchange system: Michael Linton, founder of LETSystems

    Michael Linton 16-May-2021

    This is Part 2 of a conversation with Michael Linton – founder of LETS, the moneyless exchange system. In Part 1 we talked about LETSystems and why it didn’t grow in the way Michael would have liked, and in Part 2 we’re going to talk about his new idea – Open Money. Read more

    LETS – origins, and what happened next: Michael Linton of LETSystems & Open Money

    Michael Linton 02-May-2021

    This is Part 1 of a conversation with Michael Linton – inventor of LETS, the moneyless exchange system. I want to talk about that, and he has a new idea called Open Money that we’ll talk about in Part 2. Read more

    There’s a crash coming – a slap from Mother Nature. This isn’t pessimistic; it’s realistic.

    The human impact on nature and on each other is accelerating and needs systemic change to reverse.

    We’re not advocating poverty, or a hair-shirt existence. We advocate changes that will mean better lives for almost everyone.

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