Tag: time banking
Sobre la(s) teoría(s) del valor-trabajo
Eric Fleischmann. Artículo original: On the Labor Theory(s) of Value, del 4 de septiembre de 2022. Traducido al español por Camila Figueroa. La teoría laboral del valor o TVL es, según Wikipedia, “una teoría del valor que sostiene que el valor económico de un bien o servicio está determinado por la cantidad total de “trabajo…
Una breve mirada al pasado de Ithaca HOURS
De Eric Fleischmann. Artículo original: A Brief Look Back at Ithaca HOURS, del 23 de julio de 2022. Traducido al español por Camila Figueroa. Una de las monedas comunitarias más famosas de Estados Unidos es Ithaca HOURS, por lo que un repaso a su historia, función y eficacia parece apropiado en cualquier momento. Como cuenta…
On the Labor Theory(s) of Value
The labor theory of value or LTV is, according to Wikipedia, “a theory of value that argues that the economic value of a good or service is determined by the total amount of ‘socially necessary labor’ required to produce it.” This theory of value was popular among early liberal economists like Adam Smith and David…
Ricordando Ithaca HOURS
Eric Fleischmann. Originale pubblicato il 23 luglio 2022 con il titolo A Brief Look Back at Ithaca HOURS. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. Ithaca HOURS è una delle più famose valute comunitarie negli Stati Uniti; un’analisi della sua storia, il funzionamento e l’efficacia non è mai fuori luogo. Racconta l’antropologo Bill Maurer nel suo libro Mutual…
A Brief Look Back at Ithaca HOURS
One of the most famous community currencies in the United States is Ithaca HOURS, so a review of its history, function, and effectiveness seems appropriate at any time. As accounted by anthropologist Bill Maurer in his book Mutual Life, Limited: Islamic Banking, Alternative Currencies, Lateral Reason, Ithaca HOURS was started in 1991 in Ithaca, New…
Laurance Labadie, “Lettera a Mother Earth”
Di Eric Fleischmann. Originale pubblicato il 17 gennaio 2022 con il titolo Laurance Labadie’s “Letter to Mother Earth”. Traduzione di Enrico Sanna. Lettera a Mother Earth Credo che il tempo-lavoro come misura standard dell’unità monetaria sia un errore destinato al fallimento pratico. Faccio qualche domanda e qualche osservazione. Quale lavoro dovrebbe essere preso come standard,…
“Carta a la Madre Tierra” de Laurance Labadie
De Eric Fleischmann. Original: Laurance Labadie’s “Letter to Mother Earth”, del 17 de enero de 2022. Traducción de Camila Figueroa. Carta a la Madre Tierra Creyendo que el intento de hacer del tiempo de trabajo un estándar para una unidad monetaria es una falacia y está destinado a fracasar en la práctica, presento algunas preguntas…
Laurance Labadie’s “Letter to Mother Earth”
Letter to Mother Earth Believing that the attempt to make labor-time a standard for a monetary unit a fallacy and bound to fail in practice, I submit a few questions and observations. Whose labor is to be used as a standard, the efficient or the inefficient man’s? Take any product you may, say shoes. John…
Hour Exchange: Spending Time in Portland (Maine)
Since 1971, when its convertibility into any precious metal was suspended, the US dollar has been a de facto fiat currency. Meaning, in this case, that its value is only maintained by government regulation. But what if money was based on something else? Like time. Well guess what? That project has been ongoing since at least…
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