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#14N – PUT YOUR LABOUR IN MAKING OF ANOTHER WORLD!


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Social and political movements related to the P2P (participatory), open (open access to knowledge), and ‘commons’ paradigms | P2P Foundation


A directory of social and political movements related to the P2P (participatory), open (open access to knowledge), and ‘commons’ paradigms. Please read: Mapping a Coalition for the Commons. By Philippe Aigrain. Contents [hide] 1 Introduction 2 Sister Organizations 3 Citations 3.1 On P2P dialogue across … Continue reading

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“One year after Occupy Wall Street: DEBT, CRISES and GLOBAL REVOLUTION” a talk of DAVID GRAEBER with TASOS SAGRIS from Void Network


From Void Network Commemorating one year from Occupy Wall street movement and the movement of open public assemblies in thousands of squares, parks and streets all over the world, the anarchist anthropologist David Graeber speaks about the past and the future … Continue reading

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The Silent Change | The Take: Occupy, Resist, Produce


THE FIRST BOOK WRITTEN ABOUT THE RECOVERED FACTORIES IS NOW AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH! The Silent Change, by journalist Esteban Magnani, has been translated to English. This new edition features a foreword by Working World co-founder Brendan Martin that situates the … Continue reading

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The Article of 2012: Peer to Peer (P2P) Production as the Alternative to Capitalism – A New Communist Horizon


by Jakob Rigi  The current crisis of capitalism has provoked protests, revolts and revolutions in major parts of the planet that include 3 billions of inhabitants. Even the mainstream Time Magazine made “The Protester” the person of the year. The … Continue reading

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A New Age of Revolutions has Arrived | via Domus


The fundamental moment in which design becomes a political tool has arrived. Whatever we choose to call it — P2P culture, peer production movement, open-P2P-design — will we be able to find new meaning cooperatively? Will we be able to … Continue reading

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Blueprint for P2P Society: The Partner State & Ethical Economy


By Michel Bauwens, 04.07.12 Image: Dave Gray A new way to produce is emerging. By this I mean: a new way to produce anything and everything, whether it is software, food, or cities. What once required rigid organisations and a society defined by the … Continue reading

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Extreme Manufacturing | Factor e Farm Blog


A brief introduction to the method by Aaron (see script) We are proud to announce the beta release of an the Extreme Manufacturing platformfor Open Source Ecology. We are now testing the platform. Extreme Manufacturing (XM) is an open source hardware development methodology based on … Continue reading

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Democracia Real Ya: Five Reasons to Take The Streets


Posted 5 hours ago on April 16, 2012, 10:37 a.m. EST by OccupyWallSt The following was translated from Democracia Real Ya (Real Democracy Now) Barcelona, aSpanish protest movement that helped inspire #OWS. While some things are specific to Spain/Europe, they echo our reasons for … Continue reading

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A pivotal p2p transition moment: Open Source Ecology launches Extreme Manufacturing platform


Michel Bauwens, 15th April 2012 The birth of the era of mass production, based on economies of scale, which is now ending, was when Ford instituted the Assembly line. The birth of the era of physical peer production, based on economies of … Continue reading

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SPRING IS HERE. WE ARE COMING | OCCUPY GENERAL STRIKE


THE PLAN For May 1st, 2012 Occupy Los Angeles is organizing around a “4 Winds” People’s Power Car and Bike Caravan through the urban sprawl of Los Angeles that will culminate in Direct Action in and around the Financial District … Continue reading

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15M Global Strike – What is the plan? | Take the Square


1/ BACKGROUND AND GEOGRAPHIC EXPANSION 2/ PRINCIPLES AND DEMANDS, AIMS OF THE MOVEMENT 3/ 15M GLOBAL STRIKE AND SYSTEMATIC EXPANSION 1.1 Arab Spring: One goal, One strategy The Arab Spring was sparked by the first protests that occurred in Tunisia on 18 … Continue reading

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‘Occupy’ as a business model: The emerging open-source civilisation by Michel Bauwens | Al Jazeera


The Occupy Wall Street movement is a model for a new economic paradigm, in which value is first created by communities. In Zuccotti Park, protesters created an ‘ethical economy’ based on the group’s shared values [GALLO/GETTY] Chiang Mai, Thailand - Last week I … Continue reading

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[Occupy/Inidgnados] [May'12] #12M15M Newsletter – issue No 3 | via Dr. TR. Rojas


Dear comrades, Here goes!! Already the third issue of the Newsletter dedicated to offer updates form Assemblies around the world that are preparing actions next May 2012. Please share and spread, paste it in your facebook groups, send it to … Continue reading

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Autonomy, Labour and the Political Economy of Social Media with Dmytri Kleiner and Tiziana Terranova


Center for Gender Studies of the Department of Social Policy of Panteion University and the European research project MIG@NET invite you to the event titled: «Autonomy, Labour, and the Political Economy of Social Media». Presentations by: Dmytri Kleiner Tiziana Terranova_ … Continue reading

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Weekly Marches on Wall Street Start Today! 2PM LIBERTY SQUARE


Posted 1 day ago on March 16, 2012, 7:12 a.m. EST by OccupyWallSt Start training for May Day and join the spring resistance! Weekly marches every Friday; meet at 2 PM in Liberty Square! via the NYCGA: On Friday, March 16, 2012, … Continue reading

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The new class structure of neoliberal capitalism | Excerpted from Guy Standing‘s book on the Precariat by Michel Bauwens


Excerpted from Guy Standing‘s book on the Precariat: The New Dangerous Class “The globalisation era generated a class fragmentation that threatens democratic governance. At the top, in terms of income, above older representatives of capital, an elite of absurdly affluent figures emerged as global … Continue reading

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‘Occupy’ and the emerging open-source civilisation by Michel Bauwens | Al Jezeera


The Occupy Wall Street movement is a model for a new economic paradigm, in which value is first created by communities. In Zuccotti Park, protesters created an ‘ethical economy’ based on the group’s shared values [GALLO/GETTY] Chiang Mai, Thailand - Last week I … Continue reading

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Cyberunions Talk Show: Episode 37 Left wing, FLOSS, Right wing, or What


Download OGG HQ Download ogg lq Download http://cyberunions.org/wp-content/plugins/audio-player-oogiechetos/assets/player.swf?ver=2.0.4.1 0:28 Sparks are flying Walton is exhausted from playing futbol Sparks have through rank and file thoroughly won and got an unlikely supporter The Teamsters Jimmy Hoffa Jr. supported a rank and file movement, … Continue reading

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The $100bn Facebook question: Will capitalism survive ‘value abundance’?


Is Facebook really worth $100bn – and where is this value coming from? [GALLO/GETTY] Chiang Mai, Thailand - Does Facebook exploit its users? And where is the $100bn in the company’s estimated value coming from? This is not a new debate. … Continue reading

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