Posts tagged "barter"
Trade School - where everyone has something to offer

Trade School – where everyone has something to offer

Trade School is an alternative, self-organized school that celebrates hands on knowledge and experience. It’s a place to learn with other people who value practical wisdom, mutual aid, and the social nature of exchange. It’s based on the belief that everyone has something to offer. Anyone can teach a class. It runs solely on barter....
MoMA Studio: Exchange Café

MoMA Studio: Exchange Café

“Note: This establishment does not accept credit cards, debit cards, or national currencies. We accept your individual labor, goods, ideas, and/or services in exchange for our products.” This is the statement on the brochure at MoMA Studio: Exchange Café, a social space dedicated to exchange-based practices that questions notions of reciprocity, value, and property through...
Gift Economy - Anuta, Solomon Islands

Gift Economy – Anuta, Solomon Islands

A gift economy is a mode of exchange where valuables are given without an explicit agreement for immediate or future rewards, distinguishing it from a barter economy or a market economy where there is an explicit exchange of goods or services for money or some other commodity. So how does a gift economy play out...