Author Archives: GNUnion

From Kobani, to Chiapas, and in Tunis, peer to peer building we a commons and autonomous humanity bottom up!

Originally posted on GNUnion:
Dear friends, Below you will find the registration made for the Global Square to the WSF Tunis. Besides we also proposed to have an open and collaborative space continuously working during the forum to produce concrete…

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All power to the people, via cantons, assemblies, forums, and commons spaces we build together around the world!

From Chiapas to Rojava: seas divide us, autonomy binds us – http://roarmag.org/2015/02/chiapas-rojava-zapatista-kurds/ Despite being continents apart, the struggles of the Kurds and Zapatistas share a similar purpose: to resist capitalism, liberate women and build autonomy. – Image: Tierra y Libertad by … Continue reading

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LabourLeaks.org submission: TSTG Duisburg Hardship Fund misuse

LABOURLEAKS.ORG – Exposing wrongdoings in the workplace This is a letter from the First Represantive of the IG Metall Duisburg-Dinslaken, the German Engineering Union, to former employees of the closed steel works TSTG in Duisburg which made rails for the … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Campaign for the 2nd Networked Labour Event in Tunis, WSF, Global Square

This is an appeal for a individual and institutional crowdfunding and collaboration campaign to realize the 2nd International Networked Labour event, this time in Tunis, during the World Social Forum, in March 2015. Draft open proposal for the 2nd event can be … Continue reading

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Global Networked Labour Union | CoopFunding

Together we build a Commons Humanity Global Networked Labour Union seeks your broadest support for the network of emancipatory projects we have been building in collaboration with others. You can give us an hand in any way that you could. Most preferably by joining … Continue reading

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Next online Global Square meeting, this Friday, 6 February, 6pm CET

- And then asked Grand Commonerf, gently: “Hey commoner, will you join us in commoning a commons movement in commons WSF in Tunis, for the sake of the commons world community?” answered all commonerfs “yeeeesssss” as one voice at him … Continue reading

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Negri talks to ROAR: From refusal of the autonomy to refusal of the multitude and the commons

Or from skepticism of egalitarian politics of communing to full fledge overcoming of it… Negri sounds below, like he is saying something like this: “well.. with the 2011 uprisings, good-will multitude made a good case for her master’s quest, while … Continue reading

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Sharing Economy as Anti-crack Capitalism

Did you realize what it is when you first heard about this Anti-Crack (kraak in Dutch) thing? By now it is almost an established branch of the new real(bubble)estate sector. Wonder if there is any good kick-ass critic of this … Continue reading

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‘Robin Hood’ fugitive to Kick-start Post Capitalism?

Originally posted on The Free:
Last week saw two major  internet stories from ‘Robin Hood’ (aka, Enric Duran) and his plans to short circuit Capitalism. ‘Robin’ is a Catalan activist who took out bank loans of 500,000 euros and gave…

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Labor in the Global Digital Economy by Ursula Huws

A special book announcement from Monthly Review Press for friends of the journal Work Organisation, Labour and Globalisation: available now!  Labor in the Global Digital Economy The Cybertariat Comes of Age Ursula Huws “Ursula Huws is a global treasure: her essays collected … Continue reading

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GNUniting for the Commons Humanity: Mesh-Project Submitted to Coopfunding.net

Originally posted on GNUnion:
GNUnion aims at 1.  Creating one big mesh network for the working people from the Global South and Global North by linking autonomous networks and communities of high-tech/knowledge, industrial and service workers; domestic, immigrant, rural, jobless and future workers; solidarity,…

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The Second FairCoop Bulletin, January 2015

Hello and welcome to the second edition of the FairCoop bulletin. As you can see we’ve kept true to our commitment to non-spammyness but now the time is right for another batch of updates and exciting news in the FairCoop … Continue reading

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Global Networked Labour University set for launch on May First 2015, Join the Revolution!

First Semester Courses are Set for the Launch as of May First 2015! Join the team, self-organise activity, offer courses, support our projects, spread the word! Global Networked Labour University is a Free Libre and Open Source Remote Education System, … Continue reading

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FairCoop as creative-construction of Commons Humanity as an antitode to Capitalisms and the Worse | via ROARMAG

  The ‘Robin Hood of the Banks’ strikes again. This time the aim is to create a worldwide cooperative to develop and expand a new economy of the commons. By Pablo Prieto and Enric Duran Some revolutionary activists have an … Continue reading

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Transforming crisis into krisis, pt.4: The challenge of linking struggles on a national and international level

This is the last in a four-part series of articles on austerity in Greece and the response of society. Read part 3 here. By Insurgenta Iskra While mass media tirelessly repeat the “there is no alternative” mantra in order to … Continue reading

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The First FairCoop Bulletin

  [https://fair.coop/the-first-fair-coop-bulletin] Hello friends! This is the first FairCoop Bulletin; we plan on sending these out on a semi-regular, (non-spammy) basis to let you know what’s going on in the global Fair.coop movement. The wealth of any movement is its … Continue reading

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1987 E-Reader ed. by Peter Waterman on labour, social movements and internationalism: The Old Internationalism and the New

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Essays on Principles of Energetic Materialism 3: Re-claiming Back the Holistic Emancipatory Thinking

After what happened in Yugoslavia, Rwanda, Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Bahrein, Syria, Ukraine; to the lives of peoples in these countries; to Saddam, Osama Ben Laden, Gaddafi, Assad…  the overall reaction of the mainstream media and academia to these, and most people’s confused reception of … Continue reading

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Solidarity Statement from HK, China with Black Communities in USA

Hong Kong…. Ferguson and New York City! Solidarity Statement with Black Communities in Ferguson, Missouri and NYC From Hong Kong to Ferguson and NYC, we send you our warmest solidarity! No to injustice! No to white supremacy! It was outrageous … Continue reading

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The Camera Panopticon | Aral Balkan

4 Dec, 2014, Multi-billion-dollar Silicon Valley companies and their long tail of startups are gathering huge amounts of data about the world and about us. It’s time we began to understand why they’re doing it and what exactly is at … Continue reading

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