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05/2021 posts

John Thackara: What does the future hold for humanity?

John Thackara of Thackara.com | 30-May-2021 | 13

This is part 1 of a conversation with John Thackara – senior fellow of the Royal College of Art, visiting professor at Tongji University, Shanghai, founder and director of the Doors of Perception sustainable design conferences, and author of many books, including How to Thrive in the Next Economy. Read more

Join our presentation: the Credit Commons protocol – tech agnostic, low-friction transactions for all

Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org | 26-May-2021 | 7

You’re invited to join our presentation on the ‘Credit Commons’ – a protocol to connect and unite mutual credit groups globally – on Friday 4 June from 4-5.30pm. Sign up here. Read more

‘Mutualism’ will supersede traditional left vs right politics

Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org | 23-May-2021 | 0

Nature, democracy and community aren’t partisan issues. No-one sensible, of any political persuasion, speaks out against them. They’re essential for human well-being. But they’re being destroyed, and disunity wastes energy and prevents us from being able to do anything about it. Read more

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

Michael Linton of Open Money | 16-May-2021 | 0

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

Sustainable funerals: Part 2 – with Ethical.net

Sarah Young of Ethical.net | 05-May-2021 | 10

Are you planning for a green funeral? Our friends at Ethical.net continue to explore sustainable funeral options, including green burials, coffins, burial sites, wakes and more. Read more

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

Michael Linton of Open Money | 02-May-2021 | 1

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

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