Peter North is Reader in Alternative Economies at the University of Liverpool, UK. He is the editor, with Molly Scott Cato, of “Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South” published by The Policy Press in 2017; and author of “Local Money: Making it happen in your community” published by Green Books in 2010, and “Money and Liberation: the micropolitics of alternative currency movements” published by the University of Minnesota in 2007.