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How Barter Followed and Did Not Precede the Creation of Money

How Barter Followed and Did Not Precede the Creation of Money | Trade and Barter News | Scoop.it

David Graeber lays bare one of the key myths of economists, i.e. that money followed and simplified barter, while the historical and anthropological evidence shows the opposite:


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The Benefits of Bartering and the Rules to Being Successful

The Benefits of Bartering and the Rules to Being Successful | Trade and Barter News | Scoop.it
The Survivalist Blog - by P. Magnum I consider myself a homesteader. I live on a small developing farm with my husband. Like many people, we have little cash and every bit that we do have goes back...

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Crowdsourced creativity: how the sharing economy is changing the way we make stuff | Creative Cape Town

Crowdsourced creativity: how the sharing economy is changing the way we make stuff | Creative Cape Town | Trade and Barter News | Scoop.it

Collaborative consumption, the idea that technology allows us to lend, swap, borrow or barter stuff, rather than own it, has been dubbed by Time magazine as one of the “10 ideas that will change the world”. But, thanks to ideas like crowdfunding and platforms like Kickstarter, the sharing economy is not just about collaborative consumption; it’s also about collaborative creation.


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The Sharing Economy: Taking Cashless Commerce to a New Level | Point of Sale News | News For Point of Sale Niches

The Sharing Economy: Taking Cashless Commerce to a New Level | Point of Sale News | News For Point of Sale Niches | Trade and Barter News | Scoop.it

Barter, trade, crowd funding, collaborative consumption – whatever terminology you choose – is not a new concept in doing business. Trade has been a staple of community economic life for eons and is finding a renewal today, becoming a major option to cash in furnishing homes, supplying services, providing vacation options and feeding people.


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Community Currencies And Bartering Models Take Root In Greek ...

Community Currencies And Bartering Models Take Root In Greek ... | Trade and Barter News | Scoop.it

To celebrate our fifth birthday we’ll be hosting The Pop-Up City Live, an experimental event for urban innovators in Amsterdam on Tuesday May 21st where we will bring The Pop-Up City to life on stage! One of the themes of that night will be the emerging trend of community currencies and informal economic models.

 




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