Michel Bauwens: P2P Overview

Categories: P2P / Panarchy
Michel Bauwens

Michel Bauwens

Our aim is to make peer production autonomous in order to stimulate social and political movements rooted in that autonomy.

Michel Bauwens: Here’s What a Commons-Based Economy Looks Like

20 minute YouTube overview

4 videos with 4 minute intros on major themes

 

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Jun 30

Michel Bauwens: Network Society and Future Scenarios for a Collaborative Economy

Michel Bauwens

Michel Bauwens

Network Society and Future Scenarios for a Collaborative Economy

This entry is about “Network Society and Future Scenarios for a Collaborative Economy” co-authored by Vasilis Kostakis and Michel Bauwens.

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Jun 24

Jean Lievens: SHARE – the Public Library of Things

Jean Lievens

Jean Lievens

A Library of Things Puts Frome On the Map as a Sharing Town

Imagine going to a shop, borrowing anything you like, and returning it when you’re finished. This is the idea behind SHARE: a Library of Things. Opened in late-April in Frome, a town in southeast England, the aim of SHARE is to enable people to spend less, waste less, and connect more. The first of its kind in the U.K., SHARE has already sparked interest from other communities.

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Jun 19

Robert Steele: Fast Tracking Extreme Democracy and Open Source Everything – A Fantasy Scenario Naming Names in CounterPunch Today

DAY ONE

The fat sweaty Capitol Hill policeman was in lust. The perfect babe was walking past him toward the steps of The Capitol, wearing only a T-shirt and the shortest of shorts, carrying only a cell phone and a jug. The possibilities of a wet T-shirt fully occupied his very small mind.

Then she exploded in flames. She had sat down, poured the jug of what turned out to be gasoline over her body, filmed her short manifesto for broadcast to YouTube, and lit a match. Here’s what she said:

Read full article at CounterPunch.

 SHORT URL to CounterPunch page: http://tinyurl.com/Steele-Fantasy

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Jun 12