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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 [...]
Apr 7 2012in FoO Media, Identity & Strategy by FoO-Steward
Excerpts from “Peer-to-Peer and Marxism: analogies and differences,” an interview of Michel Bauwens, founder of the Foundation for Peer-to-Peer Alternatives by Jean Lievens. Having facilitated a teach-in on commons-based peer production, governance and property, at Occupy Wall Street’s Liberty Plaza encampment last November, Bauwens visited London and the School of Commoning featured him in its series of Meetings with Remarkable Commoners. Bauwens gave his “Introduction to P2P [...]
Occupy – a Revolution of Love!
Nov 18 2011in FoO Media, Social Innovation by Mark Jagdev
In this blogpost we reflect on the ideas of Charles Eisenstein’s “Occupy Wall Street: No Demand is Big Enough”. All quotes below are from his essay. Emphasis is added. “Can we really applaud a new oil field, when the atmosphere is past the limit of how much waste it can absorb? Is more stuff really what the world [...]