Category Archives: Transition

If you built it, will they come?


Julie Glasscock and Vladimir Alzamora Kadagaya (www.kadagaya.org) There is an increasingly large global community promoting, advocating and discussing a resource-based economy and many working on designing what such a future might look like. We can be sure that if such a wonderful society existed there would be no shortage of volunteers willing to try it out. However, the path from […]

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Transitioning to a Green Economy


While we’re facing grave economic and environmental challenges globally, Holigent addresses both issues with the Holigent Village—a blueprint for redesigning and reconstructing the way we live, work, commute, consume and govern ourselves. The Holigent Village is a proposed live/work, car-free affordable housing community with a hybrid socioeconomic arrangement. It’s a bottom-up approach that can be implemented one community at a […]

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A social network that can develop into an economic system


Babbling Brook is a new social networking protocol that has been designed to develop into a full new socioeconomic system. It is a tool that can make a resource economy possible. When I first started developing Babbling Brook, I was inspired by ideas about gift economies. I found lots of people talking about the idea, and I read a lot […]

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What can we learn from the Internet?


Internet pioneer Danny Hills has a TED talk about the early days of the Internet. On that talk we see that the Internet, on its early days, was essentially an obscure network based on trust. Today, the Internet is much bigger, and much more important. Despite its massive importance, governments and corporations are constantly on the lookout for opportunities to […]

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Douglas Mallette Lectures on a Resource Based Economy


I filmed this lecture and interview together with The Zeitgeist Movement in Oslo, Norway. Douglas Mallette gives here a somewhat deeper look into what a resource based economy is, how technology will play a role, and how RBE can be implemented in society. The lecture:   The interview:  

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The Trust Economy


Summary: Something big is coming. It can be really good or it can be really bad. This is a detailed outline of the good. The Trust Economy offers: • A simple, elegant, fast, and peaceful solution to the world wide financial crises. • A workable answer to the demands of the 99% that can be implemented by the 99% • […]

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Will You Do The Job You Have Today Without Money?


I am doing a little poll here. It would be very interesting to see how many of you would do the work/study you do today even if you didn’t earn any money on it . Maybe you would do exactly the same job. Maybe you would do it with some modifications. Or maybe you wouldn’t do it at all. I […]

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How The Monetary System Works


This blog is mainly about focussing positively on a resource based economy, how it works, and how it can be implemented. Still, there seems to be a dire need to address the workings of our present monetary system, since some people doesn’t seem to grasp how detrimental this system is to our society, our health and the wellbeing of the […]

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A Conversation About The Venus Project with Jacque Fresco and Roxanne Meadows


In this interview, Jacque Fresco and Roxanne Meadows of The Venus Project answers some inquisitive questions about everything from design to decision making, with the interviewer playing ‘devils advocate’. The interview aims to get answers to questions not answered before by The Venus Project. All images and designs in the video is attributed to The Venus Project and Jacque Fresco. “The Venus […]

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