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Trading Stuff for Knowledge: How Trade School LA Wants to Change Community Learning

Elan Barnehama | Posted 06.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Elan Barnehama

I don't know who signed up for my class, but I know that we share the belief that community matters. To paraphrase Grace Paley, a community might not be changed by talking to one person at a time, but it can be known.

Art Barter New York: What the City Has to Offer

XXXMarc PalatucciXXX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
XXXMarc PalatucciXXX

This week, NP Contemporary Art Center in Manhattan's Lower East Side plays host to Art Barter, an exhibition with a significant twist.

'Time Banks' Exchange Work, Not Cash

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — No money? No problem! Pay with time, instead. That's what Maria Villacreses did when the economy put a hitch in her wedding pl...

The Hanged Census Worker: Why Appalachia Hates Feds

Gail McGowan Mellor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gail McGowan Mellor

The U.S. government began its life back in 1791 by shafting the Appalachian area. People have not forgotten it, perhaps because it has yet to stop happening.

HuffPost Reader On Bartering: Recession Has "Changed The People In My Town"

The Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Can hard times bring communities together? Sherry Wachter of Milton-Freewater, Oregon, contacted HuffPost to bear witness to how she and her neighbors...

Bartering To Build Your Savings Account

Tamara Conniff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamara Conniff

It's a satisfying exchange when you give a skill in return for a skill. And, I'm saving money -- it's my personal 401K.

Barter Markets: Can Trading Beef for a Backpack Keep Consumption in Check?

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kirsten Dirksen

One market devotee explained, "It's a way to give value to things. To leave money aside, even if just one day a year, and to encourage more the exchange."

Craigslist Barter Classifieds: Trading Goods And Services With No Money

New York Times | SUSAN DOMINUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If you can teach guitar or chess, if you are very organized, if you have any talent in Web design or interior design, if you live in New York, there i...

Barter System Booms In Colorado

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Unemployed since November, Eugene Sobczak wanted nothing more than to aid another cash-strapped soul, gratis, when he read the online ad asking for he...