The WIR Bank [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WIR_Bank] in Switzerland has been successfully running for over 60 years. It was started in the 1930s in response to the great economic crises of the time. Studies have shown [https://library.uniteddiversity.coop/Money_and_Economics/Community_Currencies/WIR] that
In America’s earliest days, there were barn-raising parties in which neighbors helped each other build up their farms. Today, in some churches, there are debt liquidation revivals in which parishioners chip in to free each other from growing credit card debts that are driving American families to bankruptcy and
This is part 3 of the original Zeitgeist Movie [https://www.zeitgeistmovie.com/] (see some of my thoughts on that here [https://uniteddiversity.com/zeitgeist-addendum/]), all about money [https://uniteddiversity.com/money/], banking [https://uniteddiversity.com/tag/banking/] and the Federal Reserve in the US.
Here you will find links to all the great money resources on this site 🙂 Basic Info: * Money Today [https://uniteddiversity.com/money-today/] * A Brief History of Money [https://uniteddiversity.com/a-brief-history-of-money/] Money Books: * Money Books [https://uniteddiversity.com/money-books/] * More money books [https://uniteddiversity.com/more-money-books/] * see also Money downloads