The organization of a gift economy stands in contrast to a barter economy or a market economy. Informal custom governs exchanges, rather than an explicit exchange of goods or services for money or some other commodity.
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- DOWNSIZE + RIGHT SIZE
- FOOD + FARMING
- KEEP YOUR TECH ALIVE
- OFF THE GRID
- URBAN SURVIVAL
- ZOMBIES, ETC.
I’ve heard dozens of people say they could do a better job than Congress at decided where to put taxpayer money. So now, it’s time to put your (fictional) money where your mouth is.
An #OWS working group has proposed a National Assembly of elected 99 percent-ers that would convene on July 4th, 2012 in Philadelphia.
The Slow Money Alliance is an organization for those who are tired of watching banks invest millions of tax-payer dollars into companies and politicians that work for profit rather than “We the People.” Sounds familiar, right?
Occupy Wall Street protesters have stood in solidarity with labor unions since day one. And now the unions are returning the favor.
While protesters endure police brutality for exercising their Constitutional Rights, a revolution is brewing in New York City. And it’s spreading.
Will this unprecedented action, full of fervor and good intention, actually catalyze needed changes in the American financial system?