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How More Democratic Forms of Ownership of Land and Housing Can Revive Our Places - P2P Foundation

How More Democratic Forms of Ownership of Land and Housing Can Revive Our Places - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
"The social cleansing of London to release land value – reported in New Start in 2009 – has accelerated in recent years as social housing is sold off. The high profile campaign by the E15 campaigners in Newham shows the power of resistance but our commentators argue that without land reform, inequalities will continue.
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Reconomy - P2P Foundation

Reconomy - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

"The problem with the existing structure of democratic government is that its top-down distribution of power tends to render illegible to the system both the structure and value of very-local natural and human systems, which are the foundation of eco-sustainability (ecologic and economic), and also the unique offerings and needs of each individual. This circumstance of course suggests that full distribution of power to the individual at the most-local scale can maximize efficient use of natural and human resources. However the inverse illegibility also occurs with bottom-up structure: illegibility of the aggregate to the individuals, interfering with useful synergy.

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Slow Democracy - P2P Foundation

Slow Democracy - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

"Just as slow food encourages chefs and eaters to become more intimately involved with the production of local food, and slow money helps us become more engaged with our local economy, slow democracy encourages us to govern ourselves locally with processes that are inclusive, deliberative, and citizen powered.

 
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Global Commodity-Production Network Mapping - P2P Foundation

Global Commodity-Production Network Mapping - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

"Using open supply chain mapping software and connecting with local mappeo groups the workgroup's aim is to complete a detailed map of global production networks controlled by 147 largest TNCs managing the world economy. Overall objective is to identify bottle-necks and critical points, spaces, processes on the networks to target stratigically, in case of a union actions or solidairty strikes." 

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LibreMap – global

LibreMap – global | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

= LibreMap is a scalable, global and decentralized router database and map visualization for community networks, such as guifi, Altermundi, FunkFeuer, ninux, freifunk, Commotion…

 
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