Bernard Lietaer, the author of The Future of Money , is an international expert in the design and implementation of currency systems over 30 years as a Central Banker, fund manager, a university professor, and a consultant to multinational corporations, and community organizations. [...]
Prof. Terrence McDonough's undergraduate degree is from Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont and his Ph.D. University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Before joining NUI, Galway in 1995, other appointments were at the Institute for Industry Studies, New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University, at Canisius College, Buffalo, and at Dublin City University. [...]
David Korowicz is a physicist and human systems ecologist. He is on the executive committee of Feasta and is director of Risk-Resilience, a risk management consultancy specialising in large-scale systemic risk. He is also on the board of Comhar, Ireland's Sustainable Development Commission. [...]
The Occupy movement needs some clear, simple ideas to champion. Debt cancellation is a clear, simple idea - but how can it be done in a way that is not chaotic and is fair to all, eg to the people who were never in debt anyway? And can it help us to start to work on our "ecological debts" too?