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Thursday, March 3, 2016

kicked out the EU- a future for US

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New co-operative trade partners -wirthewhirled

Where the Swiss kicked out of Euroep by Napoleon? So what. Where they're out of the EU, there is light and do not feel the heat!
As they say: "we are the world!, too, aus, ausssie!

Image result for European Nature humour stereotypesWe're turned to the corner of the world,  Switzerland, outside the EU. Ce coin de terre, developed a successful freecoin, would it be a DECent move to decentralise our global economy?

  • Time to (re)create grassroots business circles, can we do it? yes we can.
  • Read these two items, are they a real option?
  • convince us of its limits, and win us over and judge for yourself.

item #1 - Whirling the Swiss coin world

The WIR Bank, formerly the Swiss Economic Circle (GER: Wirtschaftsring-Genossenschaft), or WIR, is an independent complementary currency system in Switzerland that serves small and medium-sized businesses. It exists only as a bookkeeping system, with no scrip, to facilitate transactions.. Video-WIR

  • The WIR Card over its 78 years of development has increased employment and reduced bankruptcies since it began in a time of depression in 1934, servicing the 1% of their population that represents small and medium sized business owners.
  • Now that technology has advanced, a customized J-Card could represent 100% of any population.
Image result for swiss map coin currency stereotypeIn Switzerland 16 entrepreneurs from Zurich found the solution to the 1929 crisis. They began to trade using a currency parallel to the Swiss Franc, the WIR money. From this experience the WIR Bank was born. WIR is a cooperative bank that today collects nearly 60.000 little and medium-sized Swiss enterprises that exchange good and services among themselves using WIR money.
By this way the WIR Bank helps the middle class preserving its employment rate and it anchors the generated richness to the Swiss country. Is it also working today, during the 2010's crisis? 
Read this piece of news here.
Moving southwards,..... 

item #2 -  Decentralised Citizens ENgagement Technologies



On the 2-3 March 2016, D-CENT  is organising a two-day workshop discussing a complementary distributed currency for Catalonia. The programme will consist of a conceptual workshop on the 2nd of March (16:00-19:00) and technical workshop on the 3rd of March (10:00-18:00). Welcome to our event in Barcelona!
D-CENT (Decentralised Citizens ENgagement Technologies) is a European project which brings together pioneering and transformative initiatives for democracy, and helps them to develop the next generation of open, decentralized, and privacy-aware tools, in order to develop network democracy and economic empowerment of citizens.
Under the project, the Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, Nesta and Dyne have investigated the most significant experiences of alternative currencies and digital social currencies in Europe, in the light of the Bitcoin revolution. The result of the last two years working with the UOC and has been Freecoin Eurocat, a software to create complementary currencies chain technology blocks (blockchain).

Follw-up, read this piece of news:

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