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The nature of money – Part 4: The alternatives

The year was 1932 and the small town of Wörgl in Austria was caught up in the great depression, just like the rest of the world. When Michael Unterguggenberger (1884-1936) was elected mayor of Wörgl, the city had 500 jobless people and another 1,000 in the immediate vicinity. Furthermore, 200 families were absolutely penniless. The...

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The number one top headline topic in the news over the past week was about the recent attacks in Paris on the night of November 13 and the ensuing reactions of the world. The one we hear less about is the attack in Beirut, the day before. You might say that’s because Paris is closer to home than Beirut...

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