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James Ehrlich on the Self-Sustaining ReGen Villages

This is great presentation on integrated sustainable villages, which will be pioneered in the Netherlands. 70k houses are planned by 2024. From TedX: Smart house inside of the dumb neighborhood does not make sense! James explains in his talk how to build regenerative communities that produce more organic food, clean water, renewable energy and mitigate... Continue reading

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There Are Plenty of Alternatives

Below is the opening paragraphs from an article of mine that originally appeared on TheNation.com on August 9, 2017. The full article can be found here: https://www.thenation.com/article/to-find-alternatives-to-capitalism-think-small. In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s shocking election victory, a shattered Democratic Party and dazed progressives agree on at least one thing: Democrats must replace Republicans in Congress as quickly as possible. As... Continue reading

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Jose Ramos on Cosmo-Localization for the Anthropocene Transition

The following is a thoughtful and clear talk by our associate Jose Ramos about one of the central priorities of the P2P Foundation: the creation of a cosmo-local production system in which ‘what is light is shared globally’, in open design commons, and ‘what is heavy is produced locally’, by generative economic entities. Jose introduces... Continue reading

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Money and Society MOOC – starts again August 20th 2017!

This is a trailer of the first minutes of lesson one of the Money and Society MOOC: a free online course at Masters-level will enable you to understand the past, present and future role of money in society. The MOOC runs for one month, with four lessons. Each lesson begins on a Monday, consisting of... Continue reading

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Koppelting: the great gathering of the commons

De WAR invites you to visit Koppelting, an annual grassroots festival about peer production and free/libre alternatives for society. A week filled with workshops, lectures, demonstrations, and talks about grassroots organisations and peer production. Come and knit with algae. Get acquainted with blockchain. Take part and think about what a peer-to-peer justice system could look... Continue reading

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