via Bastien Sibille:
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An important experiment, that deserves funding support:
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We have ambitious and optimistic plans to do a comprehensive mapping of the p2p initiatives in Brazil, with a network of friends and supporters. References below are to Rio de Janeiro and my recent stay there.
Here's a message from Vinicius Braz Rocha:
Conectadíssimos parceiros & amigos =)
Connected partners & friends =)
Agradeço imensamente a excepcional acolhida proporcionada para o Michel Bauwens durante sua estada nesta…
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Via John Rogers
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Via Maxime Combes:
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Via the School of Commoning newsletter:
Occupy London has moved into a new phase and is focusing on workin g for alternatives to the present system. It will hold a series of General Assemblies exploring the themes of community, commons…Continue
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Via Bernardo Gutierrez:
15M.cc is up and running
On 15 May 2011 massive spontaneous protests across Spain signalled the birth of a movement which was dubbed 15M, after the date, and was also known as the Spanish Revolution. The “indignados” (the indignant) were fed up with soaring unemployment, the ongoing recession and a political system perceived as unrepresentative and corrupt. A…Continue
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Via Paul Cockshott:
WARP - call for participation by progressive political economists
The week before last I was at the conferences of the World Association for Political Economy and the World Advanced Research Project both in Mexico City.
The bulk of the conference participants were from Asia and Latin America, with a huge participation by Chinese Political Economists. Some of the Chinese Political Economists seem convinced that the capitalist…
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Via Daniel Pinchbeck
The Evolver Social Movement just released a free e-book anthology that brings together a variety of perspectives on Occupy, offering a
multi-dimensional approach to the ongoing insurrection. At a time when the initial energy around Occupy has flagged in some areas, we believe this anthology is a powerful tool as it explores not just the politics but also the subtler dimensions of the movement, which is more about process than protest.…
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Europe is in crisis because it has been hijacked by neoliberalism and finance. In the last twenty years - with a persistent democratic deficit - the meaning of the European Union has increasingly been reduced to a narrow view of the single market and the single currency, leading to liberalisations and speculative bubbles, loss of rights and the explosion of inequalities.
This is not the Europe that was imagined decades ago as a space…Continue
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Background on the Unconference on Culture and Sustainability in the Rio+20, organized by the Brazilian Ministry of Culture.
Here is the invitation to attend:
Via Jose Murilo:
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In this powerful interview published on June 2 2012 on YouTube, Michel Bauwens explains in an nutshell his main ideas on P2P, its impact on society and the opportunity it offers to create a sustainable world.
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Via George Por:
"Just got this message from from Helene Finidori, a new colleague in SoC. Please share it your circles.
Here is a recommendation on the commons that I submitted on behalf of the Commons Action at the UN that could be presented for adoption to governments at the Rio Summit (or rather to put the commons on the radar). I have been advised by one of the panel members (who likes the commons as an overarching action concept)…
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Michael Albert writes:
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