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May 2008 Blog Posts (4)

Can Consumers Collectively Own 'Producers'?

In today's world we have for the most part - a strict separation of production and consumption, which together constitute "the market". The incentive for a market economy is a division of labor. Some are good at organizing, others are good at doing various "jobs". The enterprising spirits who are good at organizing become producers or purveyors of commerce, meaning, distributors of things produced. The less enterprising who yet need some resources to survive contribute by selling their manual… Continue

Added by Sepp Hasslberger on May 13, 2008 at 14:01 — 22 Comments

The best software news I have seen in a while - Freenet Messaging System


Added by Carl Ballard Swanson on May 12, 2008 at 4:41 — No Comments

Hub Breakfast | Charles Leadbeater on mass innovation & creativity for social innovation

Hi, for all of you who are in London we are hosting a Hub Breakfast with Charles Leadbeater on the 19th May at The Hub London (www.the-hub.net/where/london). You are all invited. Details below.



Hub Breakfast | Charles Leadbeater on mass innovation & creativity for social innovation

Monday 19th May @ 8.30 am, The Hub London

Charles Leadbeater is a leading authority on innovation and creativity. He has advised companies, cities… Continue

Added by Maria on May 11, 2008 at 21:30 — No Comments

Pursuing the Common Good, some personal reflections on attending the Vatican conference

I'll be reporting from the regular blog, but I tend to avoid personal recollections in the movement blog, and I think the community setting here is more appropriate for some of the more personal reactions. I'd like to take a jab at why I'm excited at attending this conference, which aims to update the social doctrine of the Catholic Church, 'in light of current social developments."

Report of the conference at the Vatican: Pursuing the Common Good: How Solidarity and Subsidiarity Can… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on May 1, 2008 at 13:48 — No Comments

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