The Place of Trading Skills Without Money in a Solidarity Economy

“What if there was a way to trade time and share skills with your neighbors in a way that met a range of needs without involving cash?”“Since 2017, the Kola Nut Collaborative has operated Chicago’s only open-platform time and skills exchange, otherwise known as a timebank. As part mutual aid and community organizing, members come together to hear each other’s needs and share what they have to offer.” They then decide how much each skill is worth and trade for other skills without exchanging money.

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