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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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Democratic Money and Capital for the Commons - Commons Strategies

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One of the more complicated issues facing most commons is how to raise capital in the face of dominant systems of finance hostile to commoning.
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Platform Cooperativism vs. the Sharing Economy

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The backlash against unethical labor practices in the “collaborative sharing economy” has been overplayed. Recently, The Washington Post, New York Times and others started to rail against online la...
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The Cooperative Way to a Stronger Economy

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Our little group of a dozen families was running out of time. After meeting every weekend for three years to plan our hoped-for cohousing community, and after investing much of our savings to acquire a few acres of land, it looked as though our dream would fail. We couldn’t find a bank that would finance a cooperative.


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Towards a Material Commons

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Can commons-oriented peer production be applied to material production? Will activists and contributors to the commons always be forced to work within capitalist structures to subsist while investing their available free time in volunteer activities? How can we created socially-oriented companies without the start-up capital to fund them? Is there a model that will allow us to make a living, produce goods and services and even compete with the dominant hegemony?

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Q&As on Cooperativism: Session I Alternative Economies [Synapse 1]

Athens Biennale 2015-2017 "OMONOIA" Synapse 1: Introducing a laboratory for production post-2011 Session I: Alternative Economies Cooperativism: Florent Berl...

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Platform Cooperativism vs. the Sharing Economy — Medium

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The backlash against unethical labor practices in the “collaborative sharing economy” has been overplayed.
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Toward a Material Commons

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Cooperativism, Peer Production, and community venture funds for the Commons. KMO, from the C-Realm Podcast, interviews Michel Bauwens, Dmytri Kleiner, and John Restakis. (Can commons-oriented peer production be applied to material production?
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