Alternative Currency Systems
Jem Bendell Keynotes - Jem Bendell's speaking career took off after he graduated from the University of Cambridge. Bendell...
Jem Bendell's Alternative Currency Talk Deconstructs the Money Myth
The continuation of this system guarantees two inevitable realities: that economic inequality will persist and grow, and that the planet will not be able to sustain the increased product trading and consumption needed to respond to the debt. Bendell suggests that we are delaying an inevitable crash. Rather than look at currency as inherently wealthy, we must recognize that we are the wealth.
Alternative currency methods, such as Community Forge, prove that you don't have to have money to be valuable or contribute to a community. He imagines a world in which "money is issued as a public utility and not issued as private profit."