It looks like a major world-wide financial crash is possible soon. If this happens, it will certainly be extremely painful and difficult, but it could open the space for a new community-based economy that really works. People who see this don’t want to rescue the existing dysfunctional money system, but do want to build the new economy and make any transition as gentle as possible. READ MORE..
1 It is the money system – the world of banks, stock markets, insurance – that is in danger of collapse, but it could take much of the ‘real economy’ with it, that is farms, factories, businesses large and small, services, etc. READ MORE..
2 This needn’t be the disaster many people think, because the existing money system is dysfunctional and destructive. READ MORE..
3 A positive vision is emerging – a community-based, but globally linked society, not dominated by big governments, big corporations or financial markets, collaborative not competitive, one that can preserve the essentials of the real economy, enhance its resilience, reduce its environmental damage, and reduce the destructive effects of the money system on it. READ MORE..
4 There are many starting points and pointers to this (Transition Towns, Occupy, ecovillages and more). READ MORE…
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