As some of you know, I have recently started a post-doctoral fellowship at the European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises
(affiliated with the the University of Trento), in Trento, Italy ( www.euricse.eu).
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By Jakob Rigi
(Associate Professor ; Central European University ; Budapest)
A brief response to Chris Land’s and Steffen Bohm’s Short Essay: “They are exploiting us! Why we all work for Facebbok for free” (see: http://oowsection.org/2012/02/22/they-are-exploiting-us-why-we-all-work-for-facebook-for-free/)
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• Friday, March 2nd, 13.30 - 16.00 – INEB platform, Ruen Roi Chanam, 666, Charoennakorn Road, Klongsarn, Bangkok:
Lecture by Dr. David R. Loy
An Opportunity to meet with David Loy directly and discuss with
him current streams and new initiatives in Buddhism (in English).
David R. Loy is a Buddhist philosopher
who writes on the interaction between
Buddhism and modernity. He has been
practicing Zen since 1971 and…
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The Economics of Abundance: Toward Greater Freedom, Equity andSustainability
Talks by Wolfgang Hoeschele, Summer 2012
In his book on the Economics of Abundance, see http://p2pfoundation.net/Economics_of_Abundance, Wolfgang Hoeschele develops an alternative to our present scarcity-based economy in which only things that are scarce can fetch a profit and are therefore valued,…
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Artena (Rome, Italy) - 15–23 July 2012
An authentic sustainable design must…Continue
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The Internet as a “new” medium is not an extension or an extra platform of the traditional media; it is qualitatively different because it turns the passive media consumer (the couch potato) into an active contributor. People not only like to consume, they also like to contribute and share. The Internet makes this possible. Therefore, we are dealing with a completely new ball game, making former Marxists analyses and demands in relation to this subject quite obsolete.
Parts of these…Continue
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VIA William Brandon Shanley
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via Andrew Paterson:
Open Call: Camp Pixelache 2012
We are organising a more compact edition of Pixelache Helsinki Festival called 'Camp Pixelache' during on 11-12 May 2012, based on previous Camp Pixelache experiments. The main venue for the event is Arbis, the Swedish-language adult education centre located close to the Finnish National Museum, in central Helsinki.
Camp Pixelache 2012 is designed around one main unconference day on Saturday 12.5, with…
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Organized with the assistance of Layne Hartsell:
"Sponsored by P2P Foundation and Seoul Global Study Group
When: Tuesday, February 14th at Mountain Lanna, located 60 km north of Chiang Mai.
Where: Haebarakki Farm and Mountain Lanna
2pm: Visit to Haebarakki (Sunflower) Farm, an early stage permaculture farm.
3pm: Visit to a small forestry management center, with tree nursery (also, great…Continue
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Via Silke Helfrich:
"The Green European Foundation is organising, with support of the Belgian Green foundations Oikos and Etopia, a congress discussing the commons, as a new organisational concept of managing natural resources and of developing new forms of cooperation.
The financial and economic crisis brought both the markets and the nation states into a deep systemic crisis. The congress starts from the premise that part of the solution to these crises will be found outside…Continue
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