GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - As the United States struggles and the economies of Europe stagger, a way out of this agonizing cycle of repeated financial meltdowns doesn't seem very clear.
But Jacqui Dunne, co-author of Rethinking Money, believes there are many ways to solve not only our recurring fiscal crises but our ongoing social and ecological challenges as well.
Rethinking Money shows how serious issues communities are facing today, such as unemployment, elder and childcare, health care, disaster relief, the high cost of education, decreased funding for the arts and the destabilization of the economy, can be resolved through the use of complementary currencies; all without government funding.
It is the story of ordinary people doing extraordinary things simply by rethinking money. Dunne, an award-winning financial journalist, worked with international currency expert Bernard Lietaer to create this laypersons' guide to this important subject.
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