Via Stacco Troncoso:
"Good news all around: with more than two weeks to go on their funding campaign, Mailpile has exceeded its funding goal for the development of an alternative web-mail application with enhanced encryption and safety features.
Led by an Icelandic team of open source…Continue
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Kevin Parcell of Reconomy writes:
"All are invited to join our 1000 members in launching our Global Timebank - our new tool for building sustainable prosperity that combines p2p trading of time, massive online collaboration, and the option to contribute service to be "paid forward" forever. To join us, add your signature to our Global Petition or "Pay it forward" pledge here:…Continue
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Via Nicolas Ripley:
“Alternate have published our first e-zine, Radical Realities, with contributions from John Hilary, Dr. Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed, Heather Marsh and Michel Bauwens.
The Alternate Collective was formed out of Occupy Birmingham, UK. The collective comprises of radical practitioners that promote and publish about democratic and cooperative governance. We aim to propose practical solutions, to envisage what a ‘new settlement’ could comprise of for…Continue
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FABFUSE2013: Grassroots Knowledge Sharing
where: Amersfoort (NL)
when: 19 - 21 July 2013
As the global ecosystem of fab labs, hackerspaces, public laboratories and other community driven workshops grows, so does the need for effective exchange of knowledge between these peer knowledge hubs.
Can we cook up a grassroots implementation of peer reviewed knowledge? Or should we? Are existing platforms (journals, conferences) open to p2p communities? What great…
Added by Michel Bauwens on June 26, 2013 at 6:30 — No Comments
Joseph Redwood-Martinez writes:
" We launched a crowdfunding campaign to help raise some of the funds needed to send the documentary on Sadhana Forest Haiti to international film festivals: http://igg.me/at/free/x/1892319 .
While I know the documentary will appeal to people interested in environmentalism, climate issues, community living, sustainability, permaculture, etc., etc., I'm especially hoping…Continue
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via Matias of Urbz:
"We are reaching out to you today because we just launched a crowd-funded project and need your help spreading the word, through your email list and social networks.
We are proposing a new model for "slum rehabilitation" in Mumbai. The idea is to build on, and enhance existing construction practices in slum-notified areas. In contrast with wholesale redevelopment projects, which dominate the field, we believe that the "solution" is much closer to…
Added by Michel Bauwens on June 24, 2013 at 10:12 — No Comments
We are pleased to informe you that the workshop :
How to change the international rules
for the commons in European Union?
will take place May, 22sd, from 13:00 to 16:00
at the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung e.V. Schumannstr. 8, Berlin.
It aims to take advantage of the opportunity offered by the Economics Commons Conference (ECC) that will take place from 22 to 24 of may…
Added by Michel Bauwens on April 29, 2013 at 17:21 — No Comments
***Furtherfield Appeal: Just 3 weeks left to raise £7000***
- A living, breathing, thriving network for art, technology and
social change since…
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via Andrew Paterson:
Pixelache Helsinki welcomes participants to join in the four day
trans-disciplinary festival during 16th -19th May 2013. This year the festival will take place as a dual-city event in both Helsinki (Finland) and Tallinn-Naissaar (Estonia), including a ferry journey between both cities.…
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via Lisinka Ulatowska
more info, Commons Action, Commons Cluster for the United Nations, at http://www.commonsactionfortheunitednations.org/un-rep-training/
The UN Training Part II will take place on Wednesday, April 3rd 9:00-11:00…Continue
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Via Orsan Senalp:
The international seminar ‘Networked Labour: Rethinking labour in an age of networks’. We are
now please to confirm that the seminar will be held in Amsterdam between 7-9 May 2013.
Our work will be focusing on the changing worlds of labour and
production, and emerging new movements, political actors and their politics. We will mainly be discussing these topics in relation to the accelerating developments in the ICTs. Our hope is to create…
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via Tero Toivanen a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" target="_blank">email@example.com>
CFP: The Political Economy of the Commons (Seminar at the University of Helsinki 25th May 2013)
In the past two decades the commons has become a widely debated concept within various academic disciplines, such as environmental studies, social sciences, law and…
Added by Michel Bauwens on March 8, 2013 at 23:28 — No Comments
Natasha Akib of StartSomeGood writes:
"I thought you might be interested in a short ebook we've just published which showcases ten of the social entrepreneurs who raised funds through crowdfunding on our site last year, and their goals and predictions for this year.
The entrepreneurs interviewed for Let’s Start Some Good:…Continue
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-- Gabriel Weber:
We are writing to you on behalf of Ecologia Politica, a semi-annual journal in Spanish addressing environmental questions and their link to society. The journal is more than 20 years old and distributed mainly in Spain and Latin America. Its target is academics and environmental/social organisations. You can find more information underwww.ecologiapolitica.info, where you can…Continue
Projecjt website via http://ecg-documentary.com
Gonzalo Miranda Carrera:
"AttacTV Team and Production Film Cooperative La Antena works since late 2011 in the production of a documentary  on the Economy for the Common Good …Continue
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Property and Commons
The new issues of shared access and innovation
Paris, 25-26 April 2013
This seminar will present for discussion the results of three years of surveys and research carried out in the framework of the PROPICE…Continue
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From: Christian Nold /span>firstname.lastname@example.org>
Christian Nold (University College London); Royal Geographical Society with IBG, 28th-30th August 2013, London.
Addressing the conference theme of ‘new geographical frontiers’, this is one of three RGS-IBG sessions, dedicated to participatory…
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SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGIES AND TRANSDISCIPLINARY FUTURES:
FROM COLLABORATIVE DESIGN TO DIGITAL FABRICATIONContinue
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