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 The Social Anarchist  Party 

 the party promoting Property Rights

Taxi Exchange

The following scenario describes a taxi service set up as a Christian mission to help those who need transportation. The mission objective is to provide work for members and a means of transportation that is less polluting and costly than other alternatives.

​Several cars are sold to the Taxi Exchange by members of a local community. The Exchange is a local mission set up by the community as a charitable mission. Exchanges are small groups numbering a dozen or so that come together as a mission to add value to the church for the church so that the church can better serve its mission field.

The vehicles purchased by the Taxi Exchange become assets of the mission. The Exchange swaps Preferred Shares or equity in the Taxi Exchange for the vehicles. The owner of a vehicle valued at $6,000.00 would receive 6000 Preferred Shares each with a cash value of $1.00 as compensation for the capital provided. This process is referred to as the capitalization of the mission phase.

​Preferred Shares are issued in denominations that are multiples of each other. Preferred Shares are used in the way currency is used in conventional markets. Riders pay their fare using Preferred Share as a medium of exchange (currency). 

​Earnings over charges are reinvested in the mission. Members own the equity of the Exchange as preferred shares. It pays the Exchange to hire members to do any work the organization needs doing. Wages are paid using the Exchange’s preferred shares. It benefits both the member and the mission to have members fulfill the roles opened up by the mission’s activity. It benefits the Exchange and its members if the members help one another find jobs within the mission field of the Exchange. It is the work done by members as well as the business activity generated by members that adds value to the church.

​Those with credits prefer to spend Preferred Shares rather than hoard them or lend them as they do not receive interest on them and the preferred shares are only useful as a medium of exchange within the Exchange. Members look for ways to spend Preferred Shares (PS) within the church body. This increases the potential for jobs to be created. As more people join more capabilities emerge and so unique ways of adding value and capacity to the church can be established. Exchanges provide different goods and services in response to different charitable ends. All of this activity adds value to the church helping it to fulfill its role in bringing people to Christ.

​The church body is able to create specialization spontaneously as social costs are eliminated. Five persons who joined the taxi service may be plumbers. In time they will come together to provide plumbing services to the church as a Plumbing Exchange. Providing plumbing services is the way these members add value to the body of Christ and reduce waste. Thus, the church grows and diversifies spontaneously as members acquire more diverse specializations.

​Even as the members of one Small Group Exchange work together as a group with common goals, this Exchange joins with other small group missions to broaden the range of goods and services available creating a larger and more diverse missions’ field. Each Exchange is headed by a chair person. The chairperson of each Exchange forms a council to administrate the activity of the connected Exchanges. This is part of the macroeconomic theory of the church.

Localism is an economic philosophy comparable to capitalism and communism but based on a form of ownership that is validated by Scripture. Localism is comparable to Catholicism and Protestants. The free enterprise model of ownership which is also known as capitalism and the state-based ownership of communism both require the backing of the state. Capitalism and communism and all the other political and economic ideas of man ultimately contribute to the building up of Babylon. Babylon is simply a concept denoting an unbiblical and non-scientific understanding of reality.

We believe the reforms of Catholics and Protestants have not progressed far enough.

Localism is a non-state mandated form of ownership. Localism is equivalent to personal ownership, but it is based on the bibles idea of stewardship. In the eyes of the world we own what we have but in our own eyes we are stewards of what we possess. Exchanges are an expression of our stewardship. Exchanges are self-sufficient missions that seek to fulfill the word of God in some way. Exchanges are a mission field performed as a small group within a local political jurisdiction. Exchange missions do not require the existence of the state to exist and operate as they are self-validating.