Business Insider - The Brixton Pound

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Economic activists in Brixton, South London have created the Brixton Pound, a "currency" designed to support the local community. There are around 500,000 Brixton Pounds in circulation and it's accepted in over 200 businesses across Brixton. The founders hope to widen the circulation of the "currency." They believe it's the best way to keep money within the community.

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