activism economics generosity

Take part in Free Money Day

How would you feel standing in the street, giving away your own money to passing strangers? Odd? Embarrassed? Generous? Liberated?

There’s just a week to go before Free Money Day, a social experiment in sharing. On the 15th of September participants will do just that, giving away money a couple of coins at a time to anyone willing to take them up on it.

Why? It’s a day to change our perspective, challenge our own relationship with money, and open up possibilities of a more cooperative approach to what money is and what we do with it. It’s an act of economic liberation, and a chance to think creatively about how we use our money, as individuals and as a society.

If you want to take part, you can register your act of sharing on the website, and read more about how and why free money day matters. There’s a wealth of information about money, the economy, and the alternatives to our unsustainable economic systems.

Free Money Day is a project from the Post Growth Institute, an international collective working on post-growth alternatives. I’m a member and co-founder of the network, although my involvement followed the rest of my volunteering out the window when the baby arrived…


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