Jean Lievens: Commonism @ P2P Foundation

Jean Lievens

Jean Lievens

Commonism @ P2P Foundation

“Nick Dyer-Witheford (2007) has proposed the term Commonism for a society where the basic social form of production are the Commons (while in capitalism, commodities are the basic social form). As the success of commons-based peer production shows, commons and peer production go together very well. We can therefore expect peer production to be the typical form of production in a commons-based society. Commonism would be a society where production is organized by people who cooperate voluntarily and on an equal footing for the benefit of all.

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Apr 27

Kosmos: Double Enclosure — the shut down of democratic accountability, participation and transparency

kosmos logo‘Double Enclosure’- the shut down of democratic accountability, participation and transparency

What’s going on is a double-enclosure: a massive privatization and commodification of the physical world – the atmosphere, land, forests, genes, life forms, and more – and a massive privatization and commodification of economic decision making and democracy themselves.

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Apr 22

Brian Johnston: Honey on Tap — Win-Win Tech-Earth

Categories: Earth Intelligence
Brian Johnston

Brian Johnston

Flow™ Hive – “It’s Literally Honey on Tap Directly From Your Beehive!”

Phi Beta Iota: This is both a revolution in harvest cost reduction, and a revolution in melding advanced technology with Earth fundamentals in a non-intrusive win-win manner.

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Apr 21

Anthony Judge: African Immigration Forced Into Europe — 12 Strategic Questions for European Leaders

Anthony Judge

Anthony Judge

12 Strategic Questions for Europe Regarding Forced Immigration from Africa in the light of the continuing influx and the associated fatalities

Produced in a month in which it is estimated that more than 10,000 migrants embarked for Italy, and following a week of unprecedented immigrant fatalities, notably evoking an appeal by Pope Francis to the global community for assistance, and a declaration by a spokesperson for the European Commission that We do not have a silver bullet or any kind of panacea that is going to make the situation go away … and no amount of finger-pointing is going to change that.

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Apr 20