Author Archives: GNUnion

Occupying the Money System: Enric Duran introduces Fair.Coop | P2P Foundation

“What was missing for us to start out on this path was a monetary initiative present in these markets which, instead of relying on human competition to retain the greatest value, would be based on human cooperation as equals, creating value for all. … Continue reading

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The Revolution Will Not Be Funded: Beyond the Non-Profit Industial Complex – Ruthie Gilmore – YouTube

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P2P Foundation | Researching, documenting and promoting peer to peer practices

Source: http://grittv.org/?video=david-harvey-and-gar-alperovitz-on-capitalism-and-cooperation David Harvey and Gar Alperovitz have been thinking, writing and speaking about capitalism for decades. David Harvey is a widely cited author of, among other things, Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism, Gar Alperovitz is co-founder of … Continue reading

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Can a Sharing Platform for Artists Point to a More Equitable Society? – YouTube

Can a Sharing Platform for Artists Point to a More Equitable Society? – YouTube.

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All empowers one, one empowers all!: Coding the Algorithms of Emancipatory Modes of Production

This is a new book curated by Matteo Pasquinelli: http://matteopasquinelli.com/algorithms-of-capital/ The above link is to Italian version of this exciting volume bringing togather the Accelerationist Manifesto, reactions to it, and some reflections relevant to what Toni Negri calls ‘the #Acclerationisty politics’. … Continue reading

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DYNAMO | Powering change on MTurk

DYNAMO / How it works It’s often hard to get together and act, that’s why Dynamo offers a platform to gather, gain critical mass, and mobilize! Have a question not listed here? Send it to: info@wearedynamo.org, we will update this page … Continue reading

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Digital Labor, Nov 14-16, NYC, US

SWEATSHOPS, PICKET LINES, AND BARRICADES will bring together designers, labor organizers, theorists, social entrepreneurs, historians, legal scholars, independent researchers, cultural producers and perspectives from workers themselves to discuss emerging forms of mutual aid and solidarity. The third in The New … Continue reading

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turkopticon – lets you REPORT and AVOID shady digital employers

Turkopticon helps the people in the ‘crowd’ of crowdsourcing watch out for each other—because nobody else seems to be. Almost half of the Mechanical Turk workers who wrote their Bill of Rights demanded protection from employers who take their work … Continue reading

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Red stack attack! Algorithms, capital and the automation of the common by Tiziana Terranova | Quaderni di San Precario

Premise This essay is the outcome of a research process which involves a series of Italian institutions of autoformazione of post-autonomist inspiration (‘free’ universities engaged in grassroots organization of public seminars, conferences, workshops etc) and anglophone social networks of scholars … Continue reading

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Essays on Principles of Energetic Materialism: Beyond ‘Italian Operaismo and the Information Machine’

II. Beyond ‘Italian Operaismo and the Information Machine’ Italian Operaismo and the Information Machine, is a must read by Matteo Pasquinelli. However the ‘accelerationism’ is the name of rapidly changing Zeitgeist(s) -the spirit of ‘space-time’, compressed increasingly into smaller units. The direction of meta-data … Continue reading

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Universal Automation: Workers of the world… Relax!

Universal Automation is a Chrome browser extension that automatically searches and applies for jobs on Universal Jobmatch, the government-run job search website which benefit claimants are forced to use. The purpose of this project is to support the unemployed in … Continue reading

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Holidays for the Unemployed: The protest of Austrian Active Unemployed continues

Holidays for the Unemployed: The protest continues „Aktive Arbeitslose Österreich“ (Austrian Active Unemployed) are starting an international online petition (Vienna 2014-08-27) A Flash Mob on the 8th of August in the city at „Wiener Graben“ was a great success. About … Continue reading

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The P2P Prince?: The form and the program of the transnational REvolutionary subjectivity

Below text is an excpert from unpublished and unedited 2012 article Another World, Now! Coming of the Transnational REvolutions and the P2P Prince. The  modern  prince,  the  myth-prince,  cannot  be  a  real  person,  a  concrete individual. It can only be an organism, … Continue reading

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Degrowth and the transition to a Commons Society | P2P Foundation

Degrowth will only be possible by changing the artificial scarcity-based design practices and engineering of the for-profit sector and by removing the incentive to externalize the true production costs in terms of matter and energy. A commons-oriented approach should combine … Continue reading

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Volumes | Alexander Bogdanov Library

VOLUMES The projected volumes are as follows: Volume 1: Empiriomonism This volume will contain all three volumes of Bogdanov’s Empiriomonism, a collection of essays which express his first fully developed reformulation of historical materialism on the basis of Richard Avenarius’s … Continue reading

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Sowing the seeds of a new economy | Red Pepper

Practical alternative economic models are rapidly taking shape in practice in Catalonia. Are the indignados finally harvesting? asks Peter de Jong August 2014 “Try one, they’re extremely tasty”, says Jordi, throwing one of the fruits of his orange tree in … Continue reading

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The Art of Being Many | an assembly of assemblies

  PUBLIC DAYS OF THE ASSEMBLY:  Septembre 27th and 28th REGISTRATION OPEN! Click HERE Digital flyer / Program – taobmflyer Download the Reader for the Assembly here! End of September 2014 artists, activists, researchers and participants from all over Europe … Continue reading

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Athens’ Festival for Solidarity & Cooperative Economy, 10th to 12th October 2014 – Kapipal

The Festival for Solidarity & Cooperative Economy has taken place every October in Athens since 2012. This time round, we want to share it with Europe and we need your help! Το Εναλλακτικό Φεστιβάλ Αλληλέγγυας και Συνεργατικής Οικονομίας πραγματοποιείται κάθε … Continue reading

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Essays on Principles of Energetic Materialism: A Meta-theory of Unity of Everything in Diversity

I. Intro  There has been no Big Bang, no past, no present, no future, where our particles have been embedded and floating in the space-time dimension fluxing from big bang towards beyond the borders of the universe, at least as we … Continue reading

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Geopolitics and Cognition

This ‘about’ section addresses a number of topics about this site, the reader, and the editor. Who is “us”? The “us” in the tittle of this section includes to the reader as well. The reader may ask him or herself … Continue reading

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