Co-op

OPEN 2020 – Videos

We’ve now edited and uploaded all the videos from the main two days of OPEN 2020 – here they are in chronological order. You can also video them in the OPEN 2020 playlist on our YouTube channel – which includes all the pre-event webinars too. OPEN 2020 – Introduction OPEN 202...

Bristol Pay – a possible future for local currencies

This webinar starts with a presentation of the history of the Bristol Pound and the learnings gained from running the UK’s largest local currency for 8 years. It then moves onto ideas for a new approach to helping the economy to transition to be greener, fairer and stronger – called Bristol ...

An Open-Source API for Mutual Credit Trading Groups

In his book entitled "The End of Money and the Future of Civilization", Thomas Greco writes about the emergence of a web-based trading platform comprising four components: a marketplace, a social network, a means of payment and a measure of value. Of these, the marketplace and means of payments were...

Video: OPEN 2020 – Mutual credit deep dive

Although Mutual Credit has a strong pedigree, both theoretical and practical, it cannot be said to have ‘moved the needle’ in terms of the world economy. If we believe that mutual credit is important, that it holds a promise of deep systemic change to the incentives that dictate what sort of eco...