Michel Bauwens: Transition Proposals Towards a Commons-Oriented Economy and Society

Michel Bauwens

Michel Bauwens

Transition Proposals Towards a Commons-Oriented Economy and Society

In the context of the Ecuadorian transition project towards a open commons-based knowledge society, see Floksociety.org, and to complement the prior analysis of three competing economic models in the age of peer production, I have formulated some transition proposals, on how to get from Phase 2, emerging peer production in the context of the dominance of cognitive and financial capitalism, to Phase 3, a mature peer production economy associated with a ethical economy and a partner state.

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Apr 15

Jan H. Kalvik: Steele Goes Nordic

Jan Helge Kalvik

Jan Helge Kalvik

Steele Goes Nordic

Robert David Steele will be visiting Oslo 17-18 April for several private appointments, and then visit Copenhagen 19-21 April, where he has been invited to lecture on Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) to military, police, and national intelligence officers.

By Jan H. Kalvik, Editor-in-Chief
Defence and Intelligence Norway

Read original story online safety copy below the fold.

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Apr 12

Michel Bauwens: P2P, the Commons, and Civil Renewal

Michel Bauwens

Michel Bauwens

Video Interview in Eleven Parts

01 – genesis of the P2P Foundation
02 – what are the commons?
03 – Old Vs New
04 – constitutionalism from below
05 – civil renewal
06 – why can’t we work together?
07 – democratization of culture & education
08 – Us and them vs mutualization
09 – localised production and the future of community
10 – from disintermediation to reintermediation
11 – mindfulness and the commons

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Mar 15