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4.2 The interdependent economy

Last Edited by Ronald van den Hoff on 2/11/2014 2:32:32 PM
We are ready for a new economic model (and with that, a new social and political model, too). I call this sharing economic model, the domain of value creation within Society 3.0, the “interdependent economy,” an economic system based on: - Solidarity - Sustainability - Reciprocity Actually, it is a logical next step in the development of our society. History shows us a certain evolutionary order of ranking in different economic systems that, evidently..
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7.5 A Seats2meet.com currency unit?

Last Edited by Ronald van den Hoff on 2/11/2014 2:33:44 PM
Together with the Dutch organization Tradecoin, we are investigating the possibility of an alternative monetary system for our own social-business network, Seats2meet.com. Then, the S2M knowmads could do business with each other without having to use money. Many services and products are already exchanged among “seatsers.” Social capital subsequently gets..
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7.4 Alternative currency systems

Last Edited by Ronald van den Hoff on 2/11/2014 2:33:43 PM
In 1934, two Swiss businessmen, Werner Zimmermann and Paul Enz, founded Wirtschaftsring Genossenschaft. This was an alternative banking system meant to circumvent the credit shortage of 1929. It was mainly aimed at small to medium enterprises. Now it is called the WIR Bank. The WIR-system has about 60,000 participants, which amounts to 20% of all Swiss small and medium enterpris..
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8.3 More privacy issues

Last Edited by Ronald van den Hoff on 2/11/2014 2:33:52 PM
“I’m worried about safeguarding privacy in The Netherlands,” says Samir Elloui, Chairman of the Dutch Pirate Party on the VPRO blog. “We have implemented a dangerous infrastructure in recent years. Developments are ongoing. In a couple of years, people can be followed from the moment they wake up, on the street via CCTV, and in the subway with the Public Transportation Pass. Or, just by following their cellphone. People are hardly aware of this, as are politicians. It is not just about protec..
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