When dollars are scarce, timebanks help neighbors swap skills, instead.
Raj Patel offers a stunning defense of democracy and a how-to guide for social justice activists of the next century.
David Korten: Where does the concept of “climate debt” fit into a New Economy framework?
In Haiti, sharing communities are proving more shock-proof in the wake of disaster than market-based economies.
In a symbolic decision, democracy trumps capital as Icelanders say "no" to big bank bailouts.
12 years ago YES! Magazine wrote about Womanshare, a grassroots group that allows members to exchange services for time, not money. Has the promise of the story we’ve published turned into reality?
Interview with Woody Tasch, founder and president of Slow Money, a nonprofit that connects investors to local economies.
David Korten presented the following speech on October 19, 2009 during a keynote lecture at the Economics of Peace Conference in Sonoma, California.
Infographic: How to create money out of thin air.
Local banks can change the world, one neighborly investment at a time.
Local currencies value time, build community, and keep business moving even when credit dries up.
Reinflate the Old Economy? Get Real!
By connecting human needs and human resources, Time Dollars generate new wealth. The system also builds community as people are valued for their contributions and discover they can rely on one another.