Information: The Great Leveler

World Affairs Apr-Jun 2001

Reforming money systems and extending money-free, information-based barter trading systems

The multiple causes of poverty and inequality – lack of adequate food, shelter, healthcare, education, geography, climate and culture – have been examined from many disciplines. In this piece from 2001, they form the integral base of a forward-looking perspective of hope for all. The international forces which have made economic development processes more complex and destructive are highlighted and a fresh approach explored.

Read Hazel Henderson’s original paper from 2001 which is a relevant today as it was then.

Read here