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What Are Alternative Currencies and How Do They Work?

Community currencies Scott Morris

You’ve probably heard the hoopla around Bitcoin (the online cryptocurrency), and if you’ve been playing close attention, you’ve also probably heard about Dogecoin, the most popular new kid on the block. Taking a step back and looking at the whole picture,  I wanted to explore alternative currency systems in general. What are they and how do they work? Are they sustainable? Are they meant to replace established systems? Questions, questions.

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