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The Story of the School of Commoning
May 15 2012in Commons, FoO Media, Video by Mark Jagdev
At a time when the Commons is being talked about more and more by the Occupy Movement and our latest ‘Occupying the Commons’ magazine has now been published we felt it would be a highly relevant time to present through a series of videos “The Story of the School of Commoning.” The School of Commoning is [...]
Can Occupy occupy strategy?
Feb 5 2012in Commons, FoO Media, Identity & Strategy, Workshops by Mark Jagdev
A strategy for and by the people? For the last couple of months I have joined in a variety of peaceful protests, celebrations and collaborative enterprises along with millions of other Occupiers rising up across the globe to usher in a new world. Passers by, media analysts and pundits, invariably asked us what was this [...]
Jan 29 2012in Academics & Research, Commons, Direct Democracy, FoO Media, Social Innovation by mbsteisslinger
On Jan 21, 2012, Occupy sites around the US and the world demonstrated in solidarity with members of the 99%. They spoke out against the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court’s decision, Citizens United, which gave corporations the rights of “Free Speech”… code for unlimited corporate contributions for political elections and favor mongering. A blogger named Kevin, [...]