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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Every day, more people are becoming aware of the corruption in our government, and they’re tired of suffering in silence.Here are 3 easy ways to support Occupy Wall Street during the November 17th day of action…and beyond!
Bank Transfer Day was started by a single woman with a dream of standing up to Banks who only think of their own profits, and not of the lives and businesses they’re toying with.
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.
Crowdfunding is less about seeing a monetary return and more about putting your social and financial capital behind an idea that you find valuable. Ideas that are often ignored by the government and the markets.
While protesters endure police brutality for exercising their Constitutional Rights, a revolution is brewing in New York City. And it’s spreading.
Could you give up everything you own and depend on the goodwill of others? Meet 68 year-old Heidemarie Schwermer, a former teacher and psychoterapist from Germany who did just that and never looked back.
“Money usually has three attributes. It is a medium of indirect barter. It is a store of value. It is a unit of account. However, money does not need to be all three at once.”