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Sage Advice for Occupy? from Nobel winner Elinor Ostrom
Dec 12 2011in A Top Story, Academics & Research, Commons, FoO Media, Frameworks & Models by mbsteisslinger
Dr. Elinor Ostrom, 2009 Nobel Prize Winner in Economics for her 30+ years of research and study of commons* management, is joined by many other commons supporters in saying that the “tragedy of the commons” is that of the unmanaged or unsuccessfully managed commons. What we have now is an entire paradigm managed for the [...]
Swarm Wall Street: why an anti-political movement is the most important force on the planet
Dec 1 2011in Activism, FoO Media, Frameworks & Models, Identity & Strategy by FoO-Steward
A very interesting blog post, posted on 10. Oct, 2011 by the author timrayner on coalitionblog.org in Open culture, The movement. Tim differentiates this movement from the new social movements, identifying Occupy as a swarm movement that operates using a different cognitive map – one which works in the same way as open source networks and in doing so raises the collective [...]
For the 99% – The NEW COMMON SENSE – Must distribute FAST!
Nov 24 2011in Frameworks & Models by FoO-Steward
This new document has surfaced and is now being supported by many in and outside the Occupy movement. It is called “The New Common Sense”: a declaration to force leaders to do their jobs and uphold the Constitution, this is an amazing document, a MUST read. This is a reasonably lengthy document so we have [...]
Occupy the Commons
Nov 23 2011in Commons, Economics, FoO Media, Frameworks & Models by George Pór
The blogpost below was first published in the Community Knowledge Garden of the School of Commoning, under the title “Occupy the Commons — an invitation.” “In considering the essential problem of how to produce and distribute material wealth, virtually all of the great economists in Western history have ignored the significance of the commons — the shared resources of [...]
All People are Organic Intellectuals: the role of socially conceived theory in transformation
Nov 17 2011in FoO Media, Frameworks & Models by George Pór
“Antonio Gramsci, writing in early 20th century Italy, argued that all people are intellectuals and philosophers. ‘Organic intellectuals’ is how he terms people who take their local knowledge from life experiences, and use that knowledge to address changes and problems in society.” from Participatory action research – Wikipedia Gramsci’s concept of “organic intellectual” resonates with the [...]