What models do we have for commons that we can relate to? The Winnowing basket is one of my favorites .
Creating and exchanging promises (credit obligations) builds thriving communities and should be enshrined a basic human right. The story of Wörgl is the first implementation of demurrage and has been an inspiration for Grassroots Economics and many others. I hope it inspires you and you share the hope you find here with others.
Since May (roughly 3 months) we’ve seen 20,481 user to user transactions with a trade volume of 3,746,594 Kenyan Shillings using 31 different Vouchers (CICs) in communities across Kenya including Bangladesh (Bangla-Pesa), Kakuma, Kitui, Kwale and Nairobi.
Inspired by Mwalimu Musheshe after a visit to his community in Uganda, I've remembered this week to not focus on problems or problem solving. Instead focus on and describe our vision - then the structural tension between the current situation and that vision.