Category Archives: Organisation

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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Indignad@s Occupy Biennale

Anonymous - Mon, 2012-04-16 01:59 We create an aesthetic and political experiment in the Berlin Biennale space for people from all over the world to gather, organize assemblies, direct action, interactive self-education, strategy-development and other forms of politico-social engagement. Thus we … Continue reading

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Lenin and Occupy by Pham Binh | The Bullet

Many socialists have cheered Lars Lih’s demolition of the textbook interpretation of Lenin’s work in Lenin Rediscovered(2008) without examining how many of our own preconceptions on the subject are now part of the same pile of rubble. The fact that Occupy … 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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Occupy the Production Process | New Unionism Network

The Transnationals Information Exchange (tie) was set up by a group of union activists at a meeting held at the Transnational Institute (TNI) in Amsterdam in 1978. Today there are groups working to strengthen democratic and pluralist unionism in Bangladesh, … Continue reading

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JOIN – FOLLOW THE SECOND SPRING CONFERENCE ONLINE!

Presentation (en) Publié le Tuesday 28 February 2012 With some thirty organizations (unions and social movements, national or European – see “Who are we?” ), we organize before the EU “Spring Summit” our own spring conference, 29 & 30 March … Continue reading

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International Organization for a Participatory Society

As you may know by now, the site for IOPS – International Organization for a Participatory Societywent online yesterday. You may remember that the project was inspired by a Z Poll about revolutionary organization. You can see that poll from the … Continue reading

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Occupying the Commons

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PAN invite: Inter-Assembly List and Global Newswire | via Take The Sqaure

ENG/ESP [Next meeting: Monday 12th March 1230 EST, 1730GMT, 1830CET Mumble, Take the Square Server Global Assemblies room. More info: pan-owner@lists.takethesquare.net ] Inter-Assembly List and Global Newswire This is an invitation to join an Inter-Assembly Newswire project. It’s being run by team … Continue reading

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Is the Decision-Making of the #OccupyWallStreet Movement Bureaucratic? | via P2P Foundation

The year 2011 has breathed new life into horizontal models of democratic decision-making. With the rise of the 15 May movement and the occupy movement horizontal decision-making became one of the key political structures for organising responses to the current … Continue reading

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Virality: international media coverage of The Global Square

by Jerome Roos on February 18, 2012 With Wikileaks and several other major players throwing their weight behind the project, a vaporware press release has made The Global Square go viral.Ever since a group of activists released the original proposal … Continue reading

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The Global Square: a call for coders to build the platform | ROAR

By Pedro Noel On February 14, 2012 The Global Square — a proposal launched on ROAR last year — is starting to take shape. Now we need coders to help us build the actual platform!Call from our partners at WikiLeaks Central: The Global Square (original … Continue reading

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SECOND SPRING SOCIAL CONFERENCE INVITATION CALL

2. SPRING SOCIAL CONFERENCE Reclaim Democracy! Towards Common Actions at a European Level Thursday 29 and Friday 30 March 2012 The « Joint Social Conference » (JSC) was launched two years ago by a group of 30 trade unions and social movements, … Continue reading

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What Occupy taught the unions By Arun Gupta | via Peter Waterman

Occupy Wall Street THURSDAY, FEB 2, 2012 6:30 PM STANDAARDTIJD SEIU and others are embracing the movement that has succeeded as they have faded BY ARUN GUPTA Unions and Occupy: who’s leading who? TOPICS:OCCUPY WALL STREET, THE LABOR MOVEMENT Unions are in … Continue reading

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European Forum in Rome: income, commons, democracy | ROAR

On Feb. 10-12, over forty organizations, networks and social movements will meet in Rome to organize a common front for an alternative Europe. Via European Alternatives Income, Commons, Democracy From European campaigns to the construction of an alternative Europe February 10-12, Teatro … Continue reading

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2011-’12: from austerity to the alternative | ROARMAG

By Jerome Roos On January 19, 2012 As the world burns and millions struggle to avert a precarious existence at the margins of society, now is the time to unleash the power of the imagination.   A little over a year ago, when ROAR … Continue reading

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Freedom of Association in the Networked Workplace | via NetzwerkIT & Cyberunions

There is a workshop taking place in Brussels on 26 January that will look at issues important to understanding the effects of new technologies on workplace organisation and trade unions. There is a particular focus on the surveillance of workers, … Continue reading

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FOSSApps: Free and Open Source Software Applications that are safe and useful for unionists, labour and social justice activists

Free and open source online social networking softwares: N-1: N-1 is an online social network software. It has been developed by Indignados from Spain and elsewhere collectively. N-1 combines many of the below tools in it. The name n-1 is … Continue reading

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