“Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne’s clear and potent voice tells the story of our “Rethinking Money does a brilliant job of eradicating the concepts and stories. Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne argue that our monetary system is antiquated and that a new system of complimentary currencies could help improve the. The book I mentioned last week, Rethinking Money: How New Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne, are not condemning money as such.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Jul 04, Adrienne Kiser rated it it was amazing. But I have to agree with many of the negative comments about the book’s coherence and the authors’ over-enthusiasm about certain alternative currencies.

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The changes came about not through the redistribution of wealth, increased taxation, enlightened corporate self-interest, or government handouts but by people simply rethinking the concept of money and acting from this new perspective.

The Future of Money: Please try again later. The book lirtaer that these currencies come out of necessities and unemployment is low and may not be causing people to look for other ways to pay the bills.

At this point, the book becomes a diary of trivia. The Cooperative Society Chapter 5: It demystifies the current system of money and strikes a deep chord with readers eager to find innovative, meaningful solutions that will do far more than restore prosperity — it will provide the framework for an era of sustainable abundance.


Monetary systems are certainly coercive, but the notion of carbon credits The book is incredibly disappointing compared to Lietaer’s previous work and the far better ‘Debt: The world can get better with successful programs written in this fantastic book.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Bernard Lietaer has studied and worked in the field of money for more than 30 years as a Central Banker, a fund manager, a university professor, and a consultant to governments, multinational corporations, and community organizations.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The authors describe a local, cooperative exchange system with positive results. Stendert rated it liked it May 18, The book does open with a very strong start. moneh

In order to be truly different, the new rules have to be formulated cooperatively, and preferably beginning at the local level. The stories are good and I like the examples of what could rethinkig in the future. But there is hope. When the relationship between the two becomes unbalanced, problems arise.

I lieraer the book for free through Goodreads First Reads and would recommend it to everyone who is interested in the well-being of our society. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Explore the Home Gift Guide. The authors correc This book is regarded as a classic by the proponents of new money.


I wonder with the current state of affairs in the US if any new currencies will be created. Hardcoverpages.

Rethinking money. How new currencies turn scarcity into prosperity.

Nick Van rated it really liked it Apr 26, Geoff Hancock rated it it was amazing Feb 10, Without undermining or vilifying all that money presently contributes, they provide a guided tour to an array of actual alternatives like time banking and complementary currencies to create a sustainable, more equitable monetary ecosystem.

I definitely recommend this book to anyone, but for people with a social conscience it is practically a must-read. Bloggat om Rethinking Money: Skickas inom vardagar. I would rate bermard book lower than five if I took off stars for over-enthusiasm and too many stories about the topic. Debt- and interest-driven money both exacerbates inequality money flows to the most “creditworthy” and fuels lietwer degradation the growth imperative flows naturally from bernadr need to repay loans with interest–and a short-term mindset is baked in, too.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The emergent cooperative currency movement needs to grow up.