“How do communities identify with and participate in the process of commoning?” We live in a time when competitive individualism is emphasized, the shared and mutual aid obscured. And yet we live every day in webs of dependence and collectivity, sharing space, words, the air we breathe, the water we drink, the cities where we […]
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Update: We at The Future of Occupy are collaborating with Making Worlds on this forum and our home page and key resources for the event can be found here. Friends.. In follow up to the original OWS conference on the commons (see the 1st workshop listed here: http://thefutureofoccupy.org/workshops/online-workshops/) March 29th to March 30th 2013 sees Making World’s the […]
Making Worlds Forum: “Building the Institutions of the Commons”, October 18-20
re-posted from Making Worlds: a Commons Coalition Making Worlds: a Commons Coalition is a collaborative effort by OWS and other groups and individuals to explore the utility of the commons in creating a better world. Making Worlds: a Commons Coalition brings projects working to reclaim the commons to the fore of the Occupy movement. Commons are resources […]
The Making Worlds OWS Forum on the Commons, a photo-anthology
To view this photo-anthology in full screen mode click on the image and then when the page loads click again on the image and it will take you to a full screen version.
Occupy calls for Creating Alternatives
As documented in our most recent Magazine ‘Occupying the Commons‘, the Commons, although not named as such, has been a central issue for Occupy almost since the movement began last year. As can be read in the magazine in certain places, it has also been spoken about and seen as a prototype from a very early […]