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Swapping Ditch-digging for Legal Services

  • Aired: 11/15/2010
  • 08:11
  • Rating: NR
In Portland, Maine Host David Brancaccio meets Richard Rockefeller, a physician from a famous family, who has set up a time bank where community members swap services in a cashless system (lowering taxes). From ditch-digging to legal services, each member does work for others and in return. Watch as David donates an hour weatherizing a house and in return get a sailing lesson on Casco Bay.
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In time banking people swap services in a cashless system - which lowers taxes as well.
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