Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Tom Greco — Creating Alternative Currency and Exchange Systems

Community and monetary economist Thomas H. Greco, Jr. gives a presentation in Sebastopol, California about creating alternative currency and exchange systems.

Greco is also a writer, networker, and consultant, who, for almost three decades, has been working at the leading edge of transformational restructuring. A former college professor, he is currently Director of the non-profit Community Information Resource Center, a networking hub, which provides information access and administrative support for efforts in community improvement, social justice, and sustainability.

He is regarded as one of the leading experts in monetary theory and history, credit clearing systems, complementary currencies, and community economic development. He is author of many articles and books, including Money: Understanding and Creating Alternatives to Legal Tender (Chelsea Green, 2001).


Tom Greco's website is http://www.reinventingmoney.com

Source: Global Public Media
Aired: 5/29/07 12:00 AM

Monday, May 21, 2007

Elizabeth Warren — Conversations with History: Law, Politics, and the Coming Collapse of the Middle Class with Elizabeth Warren

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Harvard Law Professor Elizabeth Warren for a discussion of the economic pressures confronting the two income middle class family as it struggles to pay mortgages, health care, and education costs. Professor Warren offers surprising answers to "Who goes bankrupt and why?" and explores the role of banks and credit card companies in tightening the squeeze on the average American family. The interface between politics and the law in addressing these problems is explored.


Elizabeth Warren's website is: http://www.law.harvard.edu/

Source: UCTV
Aired: 5/21/07 12:00 AM