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Bauwens Joins Ecuador in Planning a Commons-based, Peer Production Economy

on Thu, 09/26/2013 - 12:12

Here’s a development that could have enormous global implications for the search for a new commons-based economic paradigm. Working with an academic partner, the Government of Ecuador has launched a major strategic research project to “fundamentally re-imagine Ecuador” based on the principles of open networks, peer production and commoning.

Solidarity with the Pirate Bay and the future of the Internet

on Tue, 07/17/2012 - 16:19

The following letter is a message we received via email from Stefan Meretz who expresses great concern regarding Peter Sunde's (The Pirate Bay spokespersons) imprisonment and the way Avaaz is handling the petition to pardon him. Stefan calls for our solidarity as commoners. This is indeed a further attempt of enclosure of the commons we can not stand by and continue to let happen...

Health Commons Resources

on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 18:57


The liberation of civil society through p2p working - Creating Commons in our life.

on Mon, 12/26/2011 - 20:02

Freed up creativity enabled by open source technology gives us the chance to liberate ourselves from the chains of an outdated economic model based on market pricing.

Will it enable us to co-create a commons orientated contributory culture? 

Our challenge is how to make the new prototype which cannot fully socially reproduce itself at present into a full mode of production for a sustainable society.