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The Myth of the Barter Economy

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Adam Smith said that quid-pro-quo exchange systems preceded economies based on currency, but there’s no evidence that he was right.
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Barter Networks: Lessons From Argentina for Greece - Truthout - Truth-Out

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As the Argentinians learned, crisis is an incubator of inventions.
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Bliive: Brazilian barter website turns time into money - BBC News - BBC News

Bliive: Brazilian barter website turns time into money - BBC News - BBC News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A Brazilian site that lets people give tarot card readings and get air conditioner repairs in return is expanding into Europe.
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Urban Farmers Trade Goods and Stories at ‘Crop Swaps’

Urban Farmers Trade Goods and Stories at ‘Crop Swaps’ | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The swaps, which operate on the barter system, allow people to diversify their pantries while bolstering their relationships with others in their communities.
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Activist Post: Peer-to-Peer Economy Thrives as Activists Vacate the System

Activist Post: Peer-to-Peer Economy Thrives as Activists Vacate the System | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The Occupy Movement recently celebrated its second anniversary with very little fanfare leaving many to wonder where all the activists went. It seems they, and many anti-establishment activists, are vacating the system rather than occupying it.

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Posted by Activist Post at 8:19 PM Labels: Activism, barter systems, black markets,Economy, Eric Blair, sharing economy, underground Economy, video, virtual black markets   
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Greece Becomes Barter Economy For First Time Since Nazi Occupation

Jim discusses the current financial crisis in Greece, how state governments are quietly raising gas taxes to take advantage of the currently low prices, what ...
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Barter Networks: Lessons from Argentina for Greece - Upside Down World - Upside Down World

Barter Networks: Lessons from Argentina for Greece - Upside Down World - Upside Down World | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
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Could A Barter Economy Work?

Could A Barter Economy Work? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Could A Barter Economy Work? We look at whether sharing could work for businesses
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Can The Sharing Economy Bring Back Bartering?

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A crop of online trading services is making it easier than ever before to trade your junk that you don't want for other people's junk that you do want. (Can the sharing economy bring back bartering?
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Group love for Elite Barter Group - Lee's Summit Journal

Group love for Elite Barter Group - Lee's Summit Journal | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Tommy Leslie returned to Lee’s Summit from New Zealand with his wife after a two-and-a-half year stint there intent on making a name for himself in the trade and barter realm.

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