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Economic Evolution

We are the economic working group that formed at The Great Unleashing. Our purpose is to create a sustainable, healthy and universal alternative economy that serves the people of Whatcom County.

Members: 28
Latest Activity: Oct 9, 2013

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What Are Your Thoughts About Timetable of Total Economic Collapse in US?

Started by John Hammell Apr 1, 2011. 0 Replies

Don't you think its interesting that Whatcom County has contingency plans for earthquakes, tsunami's, even for the remote possability that Mt.Baker might blow up, but shockingly, the County has NO…Continue

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Comment by Renata Beata Kowalczyk on April 16, 2010 at 4:19pm
Lia, see if you can add this "momentum building meeting" into the TW Events, under the tab - Events. This way more people will see it.
Comment by Lia Ayley on April 16, 2010 at 3:24pm
It was great to share everyone's passions, questions, enthusiasm and ideas at the Great Unleashing. Let's keep our momentum going! We are powerful when we work together. Our next Economic Evolution/Revolution work group meeting will be on Wednesday, April 21 at 7pm, at 1717 Iron Street. This is the part of Iron Street that runs downhill from Lakeway. 1717 is in the last block downhill, between Meador and Fraser. Topics will include how we can attract and include larger businesses in our alternative economy, and...? Bring your topics to the meeting too. Hope to see you there.
Comment by Lia Ayley on April 16, 2010 at 3:05pm
I had a request that the name of our work group be changed from Revolution to Evolution, so I have done that for the moment... any thoughts about which you like better?
Comment by james bauckman on April 15, 2010 at 3:31pm
I too just joined 4th corner. In Ferndale, we are creating an inventory of resources and skills possessed by members to place on 4th corner. We can create a new economy where our services and the things we own can be shared with the community so that everyone does not need to own everything. I see hardware stores more as places to have tools replaced when broken and service the equipment the community owns. Hardware stores can retool to exchange the things we own with the community, repair and service them and decrease the amount of things we own. I see communities only bringing in items that can be services and parts found and no more throw away items! We can all make a good living off of this because we will earn life dollars that we can use to get what we need and have services provided by members to prepare for transition. WIN-WIN!
Let's do this! James
Comment by Renata Beata Kowalczyk on April 15, 2010 at 3:28pm
Rebecca, I clicked on Invite More People and selected Invite Friends on the bottom of that window.
Comment by Jason "Jay" Darling on April 15, 2010 at 3:10pm
After mulling joining the Fourth Corner Exchange for several years, I in an application this week. Special thanks go out to Francis and Lia Ayley for their vigilance and great gift in creating and growing the network to over 800 members. Do check it out!
Cheers to alternative currencies and practical solutions to the woeful inequities of our fractional reserve banking system!
 

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