- Everything you always wanted to know about LETS
... but didn't know who to ask.
This is the information
James Taris shared with LETS groups all over the world on his international
LETS tours between 2002-2004.
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John, Keele U.
1) Funny Money - In Search of Alternative Cash
(How do you earn a Time Dollar?) (228pgs)
2) Alternative Currencies, Alternative Identities (44 pgs)
3) His new book is out now: The Money Changers: Currency Reform from
Aristotle to E-cash, Earthscan, �17.99.
Christian Council for Monetary Justice
LETS Bristol U. Project
for Stable Currencies
Global Justice Movement
the site that reflects some of the deliberations of the Global Open
table and the work embodied in the book, Seven Steps to Justice, by
Rodney Shakespeare and Peter Challen.
looks at the British poor
(Dipankar De Sarkar)
Homeless Action Group
Socialist Web Site Article
on Money Bristol U
send corrections or updates to current
email address as shown on homepage.
Other James Taris web sites
Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Queen Elizabeth II (1952)
Tony Blair (1997)
94,525 sq mi
(244,820 sq km)
(mid-2005 est.): 60,441,457
(average annual rate of natural increase: 0.1%);
birth rate: 11.5/1000;
infant mortality rate:
density per sq mi: 631
and largest city (2000 est.):
London, 11,800,000 (metro. area)
Pound sterling (�)
West Indian, Indian, Pakistani, and other 2.8%
Church of England (established church),
Church of Wales (disestablished),
Church of Scotland (established church�Presbyterian),
Church of Ireland (disestablished),
Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th
century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy
and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British
Empire stretched over one-fourth of the earth's surface. The first half
of the 20th century saw the UK's strength seriously depleted in two
World Wars. The second half witnessed the dismantling of the Empire
and the UK rebuilding itself into a modern and prosperous European nation.
As one of five permanent members of the UN Security Council, a founding
member of NATO, and of the Commonwealth, the UK pursues a global approach
to foreign policy; it currently is weighing the degree of its integration
with continental Europe. A member of the EU, it chose to remain outside
of the European Monetary Union for the time being. Constitutional reform
is also a significant issue in the UK. Regional assemblies with varying
degrees of power opened in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland in
lies near vital North Atlantic sea lanes; only 35 km from France and
now linked by tunnel under the English Channel; because of heavily indented
coastline, no location is more than 125 km from tidal waters.