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"Do we need Money & what are the Alternatives?" harvest

Many thanks to the twenty participants in the first World Cafe conversation on "Do we need Money & what are the Alternatives?" In a wide ranging two and a half hour event, participants from the USA, South America, Europe and Japan discussed three key questions in small groups, moving from reflections on our personal relationship to money through thoughts about the rewards of work to a wider discussion about alternative possibilities.



We three facilitators - Amy Lenzo, John…

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Added by John Rogers on April 17, 2015 at 3:34am — No Comments

Do we need Money? & What are the Alternatives? (2)

Thirty people have confirmed they are attending our first inter-generational online World Cafe conversation on the subject "Do we need money & what are the alternatives?" on Thursday at 9am PDT.



Your three facilitators Amy Lenzo, John Rogers and Leander Bindewald have done a lot of preparation for this event, which is shaping up to be a fascinating and productive conversation, organised in three main rounds of small group discussion.



We will begin with a very…

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Added by John Rogers on April 14, 2015 at 2:50pm — No Comments

Do we need Money? & What are the Alternatives?

Our upcoming World Cafe conversation "Do we need Money? & What are the Alternatives?" takes place against the background of a financial system that remains toxic and unreformed, serving increasing inequality and social injustice.



At the same time, some initiatives touted as alternatives remain dubious in their impact and benefit. Following is an extract from an article on the so-called Sharing Economy in Forbes magazine:



“I don’t even know why they call it ‘sharing…

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Added by John Rogers on March 24, 2015 at 1:54pm — No Comments

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