Did you know that money grows on trees? No kidding! It's not just a cynical retort used by misers. Ancient Aztecs used cacao beans as currency and even had a deity, Ek Chuah, who presided over both cacao and trade. These are the same beans from which today chocolate, in all its varieties, is made.
Aztecs considered cacao the food of the Gods, hence its scientific name theobroma cacao. As for the Maya, they believed that the Gods discovered the cacao plant in a sacred mountain…Continue
Added by Hiram Crespo on April 17, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Please enjoy this preview of Shift Change - Putting Democracy to Work.
At a time when many are disillusioned with big banks and big business, and growing inequity in our country, employee ownership offers a real solution for workers and communities. Shift Change: Putting Democracy to Work is a new documentary (to be released in July, 2012) that highlights worker-owned enterprises in North America…Continue
Added by Hiram Crespo on April 10, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments