Part of the NPR Radio show Here & Now
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April 16, 2007
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" As Bill McKibben notes in his new book, "Deep Economy," ever since Richard Nixon took the us. off the gold standard in the early 1970s our money is no longer backed by anything of intrinsic worth. It's value rest only on the shared confidence of its users.
Here & Now's Kevin Donovan visited a small new England town where that trust is being put to a test with an experiment in an alternative economy."