Bernard Lietaer on Reinventing the Financial System
"In this episode of the Evolutionary Provocateur, Dawna Jones talks to Bernard Lietaer, author of "The Future of Money" and the forthcoming "New Currencies for a New World", about the root causes of financial uncertainty and what practical steps businesses can take to insure against it.
So just how can small and medium size business reclaim control over financial instability? At their heart, economic downturns and financial instability are symptoms of a financial and monetary system that is unsustainable. Yet nature shows us how to create a structurally stable monetary system and the same principles can help business survive the current turmoil.
In this special half hour interview, we'll also how local innovations in currency serve to stabilize cash flow, local and regional economies.
Apart from his books, Bernard Lietaer has been active in the domain of money systems for a period of 25 years in an unusual variety of functions including a Central Banker, a fund manager, a university professor, and a consultant to governments, corporations, and community organizations." (http://www.management-issues.com/2011/6/27/podcast/reinventing-the-financial-system.asp)