Category Archives: World without money

Posts that deal with the idea of a world where we no longer have or use money.

The Communism vs Capitalism debate : we need a third way

I get annoyed, disheartened and frankly a little bored by the all too familiar comments I read on the internet on the subject of capitalism (particularly on the Guardian website which I read often). A seemingly endless recycling of the … Continue reading

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Sacred Economics

http://sacred-economics.com {I meant to post this months ago, but I’m posting it now}  :)  

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Human nature – born selfish or capable of more?

The question of human nature is a central one I think. It underpins the question : are we capable of having a better world than the one we have, or are any alternatives doomed to descending into chaotic/oppressive amplifications of … Continue reading

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It’s the buying not the breeding..

Forget population, focus on consumerism. It’s what we’re doing, not how many of us are doing it that’s the real problem. George Monbiot’s article  (Population is just a sidekick to the real big baddie – consumption) – upon which I … Continue reading

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The global financial system isn’t broken, it’s capitalism working just fine

[Here is a response I posted on the Guardian website in response to this article. If you have read that and followed the link here, please read further down for more.] You can’t fix our global financial & monetary system, … Continue reading

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A positive start : revolting Wall St & a Plenitude economy.

I am pleased to see the occupation of Wall st and it’s about time all the people who have been hurt hardest in the USA find a voice and a stage. Especially great against the backdrop of faltering US economic … Continue reading

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Ending poverty

Efforts to lift people out of poverty and the worst kinds of harship on the planet are entirely noble and should be supported more. Education, empowerment and helping people to become self sufficient is important and valuable – I would … Continue reading

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Human nature, the economy & our hope of a better future

This is a big post for a big topic, but bear with me – it’s worth it. It’s the perennial question “what is human nature?” Are we able to live together peacefully and in harmony with each other and the … Continue reading

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Nothing to see here.. right?

If you really think about it, the vast majority of harm that is done in the world is done for the sake of money. Money is wealth is influence is status is agency is freedom is power. Given the fact … Continue reading

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Work and careers in a world without money

Imagine yourself in a world without money. No rushing to get to some rat race job that doesn’t ultimately satisfy you. No reason to undertake years of slogging away, toiling at things that don’t interest you – just to earn … Continue reading

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