MIMIC THIS! When you get invited to events 3000 miles away (or 20 of them just across town), use COPY & PASTE with the really interesting events to seed your own community's plans for similar events. Why start from scratch.... Beg, borrow and mimic! More....
"Don't give up. There is a long list of writers who deeply understand this, to list a few, in no particular order, David Korten, Ellen Brown, Charles Eisenstein, James Gustave Speth, Thomas Greco, Michael Hudson, Mike Nickerson, Chris Martenson,…"
"That is how the system is supposed to work. The Central Bank (with no political interference from the government) gives the money to the Government interest free. The Government uses it to pay for infrastructure and civic services while reducing the…"
Your idea of money backed by grain has some merit and is being attempted.
We have seen attempts to back paper money by various commodities such as gold, silver, oil, grain and…"
I think we are all coming to the same conclusions.
Money is a tool that serves two purposes: (1) It is a method of accounting and (2) it is a store of profit and surplus.
When we abolish interest, rent and profit we…"
"Hi Ron, I applaud and encourage you for being another one who is able to think outside of the box and not willing to accept that "there is no better alternative". You are not alone. There are many other well known economists out there…"
"Lots of interesting and intelligent discussion.
Money is an essential life-blood of society. Alternative or local currency is a smart idea but could eventually end up with the same 'evils' as national fiat money. We need to…"
"Welcome Kenrick. Welcome Draco eBikes. Great to see you here. We've made a few additions to your beginning Portfolio. It's all prototype, and you can change anything you want. It would be great to see some links to your manufacturing…"
Welcome Kenrik. Great to see your interest in Transition!
http://transitionus.ning.com/group/transitionontariocanada is your link to the new Transition page for the Ontario Province. Feel free to join in the activities. Use the COMMENT WALL to say Hello to the others. Reinforce the good things they are doing. Mention something you're interested in. Ask a question. Start a discussion. Let me know if you would like to be an Admin on this page to help build and maintain your group's Resume. Have fun!
One more thing, does Dundas have a Transition-supporting website, or blog, or listserv, or Facebook, or Meetup? If so, it would be enlightening to all our members if you would consider adding a link to Dundas in our registry of organizations supporting Transition and Sustainability -- http://transitionus.ning.com/groups/group/new.