Italian Town Prints Own ‘Currency’ To Help Locals And Businesses

By Alessio Dellanna, Euro News. -

Castellino del Biferno is a small town in south Italy's Molise region with only 550 residents. Minting money is something town mayor Enrico Fratangelo has been studying for over twelve years. [...]

Bitcoin, Blockchain, And Local Currencies

By Tad Montgomery, -

The world is on fire lately with the exponential growth of Bitcoin and other electronic cryptocurrencies. While some see these as speculative bubbles that are tied to nothing, used on the dark [...]

The Attitude Of Solutions

By Paul Glover, -

By Paul Glover. The United States’ largest problems — job loss, wage cuts, foreclosures, crumbling bridges, medical costs, school taxes, pollution, crime, hunger, national debt and war — each [...]

European Nations Such As Sweden And Denmark Are ‘Eradicating Cash’

By Michael Snyder, -

By Michael Snyder for The Economic Collapse - Did you know that 95 percent of all retail sales in Sweden are cashless? And did you know that the government of Denmark has a stated goal of [...]

Local Currency, Berkshares, Gets International Attention

By Jonathan Betz, -

“They’re beautiful,” she coos as she shows off the colored bills, which are unlike any other. “You can take pride in spending them.” Maggio frowns on dollars, preferring something else, called [...]