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when the economy becomes collaborative

The P2P Foundation is pleased to repost below the official post from Orange announcing "The report "Synthetic overview of the collaborative economy", coproduced by Orange Labs and the P2P Foundation".

During this month we will be serialising the report here, or you can download it immediately!

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Added by Chris Pinchen on October 24, 2012 at 9:31 — No Comments

Supporting the EXIT STRATA internationally networked community of artists and writers

A message from Lynne DeSilva-Johnson:

More info: EXIT STRATA CREATORS COLLECTIVE

http://exitstrata.com

I'm hoping you'll take just a brief second to let me tell you about a project my team has been working on with all our hearts for the last two years, and consider helping us out now while we hang tenuously in nonprofit…
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Added by Michel Bauwens on October 23, 2012 at 9:23 — No Comments

Wild Law - The Documentary

We need to evolve our legal systems.. cc all commoners, peer to peer peeps, evolutionaries and everyone who sees this. Check the trailer out and support the creation of this timely documentary. Peoplefundit!!!!

http://www.peoplefund.it/wild-law-documentary/…

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Added by Mark Jagdev on October 21, 2012 at 14:03 — No Comments

Think Tank Identifies Potential Canadian Debt Crisis With Open Source Credit Rating App

via Marc Joffe:

Think Tank Identifies Potential Debt Crisis With Open Source App

— Macdonald-Laurier Institute publishes Canadian government bond study based on predictive analytics modeling software —

 

SAN FRANCISCO  -- Oct. 18 – Canadian provinces face substantial long term credit risk, according to a study published today by the …

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Added by Michel Bauwens on October 19, 2012 at 6:30 — No Comments

The fifth Free Culture Forum is on!

Xnet (http://whois--X.net ) presents the 2012 oXcars and Free Culture  Forum (FCForum)



25 October 2012- 8.30pm - Sala Apolo, Barcelona (Carrer Nou de la  Rambla, 113)

The oXcars, the greatest free culture event of all time, turns five  this year. Once

again, it will be held at Sala Apolo in Barcelona  (Carrer Nou de la Rambla, 113) on 25

October, from…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on October 11, 2012 at 9:56 — No Comments

2nd International Conference on Complementary Currency Systems for June 19-22 2013

Please see the following announcement for the 2nd International Conference

on Complementary Currency Systems for June 19-22 2013



http://www.iss.nl/research/conferences_and_seminars/periodic_conferences_deb

ates_and_seminars/chose_language/




contact: …

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Added by Michel Bauwens on October 11, 2012 at 8:34 — No Comments

Learning for Change Workshop: Education for Sustainable Development In Malaysia

via Marilyn Mehlmann:

(more info via mmehlmann@gmail.com)

Dear all,…
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Added by Michel Bauwens on October 10, 2012 at 18:39 — No Comments

November 28, 2012: Commons Day in Helsinki, Finland

via Ruby van der Wekken:

info: <rubyvdwekken@gmail.com>, 

Finnish version via https://www.facebook.com/events/294626617318493/

"Program of the Commons Day, Friday 28.9



Co-organised day on peer-to-peer production and commons by Commons.fi- online journal, Helsinki Timebank and the University of Helsinki



All events are…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on September 26, 2012 at 1:30 — No Comments

Could the Hedric Smith's Book Tour Spark a Revolution in the USA?

From a review of the book, "Who Stole the American Dream" by Robert Steele:

The book opens with reflections of Arnold Toynbee on how civilizations fall, from schisms of the society and schisms of the soul. Being an admirer of George Will's collection entitled "Statecraft as Soulcraft," this resonates with me.



The author chooses to start his account in the 1970's, focusing on Justice Powell and the memorandum that created the…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on September 13, 2012 at 8:36 — No Comments

Open sourcing Hindu/Urdu as 7th international language: the Hamari Boli initiative

Via Azad Qalamdar:

"the "Hamari Boli Initiative", an opensource People-to-People collaboration and Language Planning enterprise aimed at Hindi-Urdu (the erstwhile Hindustani. Lingua franca of South Asia & 2nd most spoken lanuage in the world) Script, Style, Style, Status & Lexical reform and modernization. 



a full-scale Language Planning initiative,…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on September 13, 2012 at 5:03 — No Comments

Beyond Anglo-Saxon dominance: capturing the spirit of innovation in Europe

Via Raf Weverbergh:

I'm in the middle of launching a continental, European site about innovation and entrepreneurship - to be clear: not a European TechCrunch/Mashable clone, because my aim is to write about more than just tech. What interests me is how people build great, innovative companies. I want to get to know the European startups and founders that will go all the way, but I also want to capture the general spirit of innovation in Europe.…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on September 7, 2012 at 13:29 — No Comments

Launch of P2P Farming and land trust project in Chiang Mai area

 

Via Layne Hartsell:

 

Request info via hartsellml@gmail.com

 

"Recently I wrote an article for the Journal of Nanoethics on an inspiring young philosopher/activist named Donnie Maclurcan, at the University of Technology (Sydney) and the Post-Growth Institute. The article was on the intricacies of nanotechnology and global equity in economics for the…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on September 5, 2012 at 2:14 — No Comments

Global Frackdown Day: September 22

via Maxime Combes:

As you may know, September 22 is a Global Frackdown day to challenge all the fracking, shale gas & shale oil projects all over the world. 
All the 100 events :  …
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Added by Michel Bauwens on September 4, 2012 at 9:27 — No Comments

On Saturday 15th September: ‘Free Money Day’.

Via Donnie Maclurcan:

 On Saturday 15th September, at various locations worldwide, people will hand out their own money to complete strangers, asking recipients to pass half on to someone else.

 

Suggested tweet: Make some change this September 15th… then give it all away: bit.ly/freemoneyday #freemoneyday…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on September 1, 2012 at 9:24 — No Comments

A one click button to help researchers find one another

Via Michael Lissack:

info at http://www.rockethub.com/projects/10270-change-academic-research-forever

We are building a one click button to help researchers find one another based on what they read and search. Find an expert instantly.   We want to enable researchers to find out "who should I talk to?" with merely a…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on August 23, 2012 at 13:53 — No Comments

Second Global Villages Workshop Meeting August 10

via Franz Nahrada:

"Just as a reminder: more than 20 people will come together on Friday in the rural village of Aigelsberg near Polling near Altheim in the Austrian Border Region of Innviertel at the farm of Rajah Guptara-Öllinger. Rajah is an active network member, with family roots in India, who partly turned his farm into a fine touristic and convention location. We are considering creating a critical mass of…
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Added by Michel Bauwens on August 9, 2012 at 15:15 — 3 Comments

Webinar: The New Energy-Economic Reality

Thursday, August  2, 12:00 - 1:30 pm Eastern



The New Energy-Economic Reality

Featuring Dr. Charles A.S. Hall - Professor, School of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York; Co-Author, …

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Added by Michel Bauwens on August 8, 2012 at 9:46 — No Comments

Scholarships for Economies of the Commons course in Germany

via Silke Helfrich:

“The Economies of the Commons: Reshaping Economic Education”, September 19-23, 2012, in Bonn, Germany



Scholarships for International Fall Academy 2012 (Right Livelihood College, Bonn)



 Organisation/Location: RLC Campus Bonn, Germany



Dates: Deadline for application: August 6, 2012

Website: …

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Added by Michel Bauwens on August 1, 2012 at 16:47 — No Comments

The Gathering '12 in Melbourne

via David Hood:

Gathering '11 gave us the opportunity to connect and discover what's happening and what's possible in the edges. Gathering '12 is an opportunity to build on that…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on July 19, 2012 at 7:49 — No Comments

Greens/EFA group at the European Parliament call for Open Innovation support agenda

Via Gaelle Krikorian:

"As discussed with some of you the Greens/EFA group at the European Parliament just launched a call for a progressive agenda for creation and innovation.



Full details can be found on the website at:



http://www.greens-efa.eu/forms/286-call-for-a-progressive-agenda-on-creation-and-innovation.html…



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Added by Michel Bauwens on July 16, 2012 at 3:59 — No Comments

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