‘Wealth of Networks’
Tracks the emerging information-sharing, open-source cooperative sectors of economies in the USA, Canada, Europe, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea and other countries. In this new sharing, cooperative economy, sectors are exchanging information, bartering and using new forms of currency in order to make their money stretch further. The Wealth of Networks balances the older competitive sectors based on money.
"Fintech"-the category of financial-technology firms that are innovating in the loan business-just got a winner. Online lender social finance has raised $1 billion from investors, setting its market valuation at $4 billion. That puts the four-year-old company in the top 30 of U.S. banks in market capitalization. The large investment, led by [...]
Tomorrow! 3pm @ Rev 1.1 We're unveiling the all new 5 Ithaca Dollar bill and hope you'll join us! It's not every day that a new currency is born into the world. Please come join us, Mayor Myrick, and some other very special guests for the long-awaited launch of Ithaca's new local currency: Ithacash. Maybe you've been wondering WHO is on the [...]
At last , the new york times discovers the local currencies that have been proliferating for over 25 years around the world ! Hazel Henderson Editor You're Invited! Ribbon cutting ceremony and launch event The time has come! After months of [...]
Some good new thinking and re-design of democratic participation , uses the internet and a platform for re-creating trust between citizens and new ways to delegate , with transparency and accountability built on blocktrain models . Take a look ! Hazel Henderson, Editor "P2P [...]
11 Days of Global Unity Sept 11-21, 11 Campaigns For Change – Together, WE Will Transform Our World!
WE - A global campaign of We, The World to unite and amplify the efforts of people, organizations and movements working for the common good www.WE.net 11 Days of Global Unity - 11 Ways to Transform Your World! September 11- 21, 2015 11DaysOfGlobalUnity.org 11 Campaigns For Change Promoted Globally Culminating on Sept. [...]
The Millennium Project (MP) is integrating all of its information, groups, and software into a "Global Futures Intelligence System" (GFIS). GFIS* is The Millennium Project’s new way for you to participate with and have access to all of our resources in one place. Those who buy a one-year subscription can interact with all the elements of the [...]
News - Jamaica launches new electronic procurement system <http://www.iadb.org/index.cfm?lang=EN&ealert=idbHome&ealertFrq=HA><http://www.iadb.org/index.cfm?lang=EN&ealert=idbHome&ealertFrq=HA><http://www.iadb.org/index.cfm?lang=EN&ealert=idbHome&ealertFrq=HA> July 31, 2015 - News [...]
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez’s speech from the UN PGA’s High-level Event on Climate Change: 210,000+ views on YouTube, featured in Rolling Stone, and more.
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez's speech from the UN PGA's High-level Event on Climate Change: 210,000+ views on YouTube, featured in Rolling Stone, and more. On 29 June 2015, [...]
Washington, DC-- Climate change is a reality that is upon us today, and accelerating; the time to act is now. Elders Climate Action (ECA) believes that by enacting strong legislation we can restore our climate for a livable future. On September 9 & 10, 2015 members of the largest voting bloc in the United States, the elder population, will [...]
Toward Regenerative Society: Plan for Rapid Transition – See more at: http://commonstransition.org/toward-regenerative-society-plan-for-rapid-transition#sthash.6uVSauQE.dpuf
The Commons Transition/P2P Foundation team was pleasantly surprised while reading the Center for Planetary Culture‘s Plan for Rapid Transition, authored by Daniel Pinchbeck. It is a thorough and inspiring overview for transitioning to a more sensible cognitive framework that holds many similarities to our own Commons Transition Plan, including [...]