Redesigning money to curb globalization: Can we domesticate the root of all evil?

@inproceedings{Hornborg2017RedesigningMT,
  title={Redesigning money to curb globalization: Can we domesticate the root of all evil?},
  author={Alf Hornborg},
  year={2017}
}
Modern money is a peculiar sign system in several respects. Its lack of connection to any conceivable material referent, such as gold or energy, has been much deplored over the course of history. Modern, neoclassical economics has abandoned the concerns of classical political economy with the material substance as well as the morality of exchange. The chapter argues that a sustainable, just, and resilient economy will require the establishment of a complementary currency that distinguishes… 
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