Why do we assume more money is better? Maybe if we weren't so focused on how much we have, we'd ask a better question: How much is enough? We explore the relationship between money and happiness, and alternative forms of currency. Also, Great Britain's experiment in Gross National Happiness.
Fed Reserve Chairman Ben Bernake may wield more power over the economy than anyone else, even though he was never elected. Washington Post journalist Neil Irwin takes us inside the elite club of the world's leading central bankers.
Do banks really have to rule the world? Not if we use alternative currencies. Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne say thousands of these different exchange systems already exist to meet people's real needs.