This blog post represents the latest thinking from the founder of the P2P Foundation Michel Bauwens. As part of our collaboration with Making Worlds 2013 (#MW2013) the participants of whom will be figuring out ways in which we can build the Commons in NYC and beyond, Michel presents us with his thoughts on the key next [...]
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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 [...]
Reposted from aljazeera.com, authored by Michel Bauwens, originally published on Friday, March 9, 2012 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 discussed the [...]
Rushkoff uses a style of teaching that is practical, participatory, and oriented toward action. Can this style of teaching help the occupy movement to become recognised as the classroom for the future where we are all the students? Looking back, a teach-in at the University of Michigan in May 1965 began with a discussion of the Vietnam war [...]