Friday, January 24, 2014

Third World examples of life without money

Terry Leahy, the author of one of the chapters in Life Without Money, and his sister Gillian Leahy recently produced a documentary film on a project in villages in Zimbabwe that Terry has been involved with for many years.

Terry has written an article, 'The Chikukwa project', analysing the transformation of these villages as an example of a hybrid of the gift economy and capitalism. The article, along with a slide show of photos and PowerPoints about the project, is available free at his site:

http://www.gifteconomy.org.au

There have been numerous screenings of the doco in Australia and you can download it here (for $12):

http://thechikukwaproject.com

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