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Freedom technologists and the future of global justice

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In the wake of early 2010s upheavals such as the Arab Spring, Spain’s indignados, or the global Occupy movement, many commentators were quick to either invoke the presumed tech-savvy of ‘digital natives’ or the purported ‘cyber-utopianism’ of net freedom advocates who supported the protests. But what role have internet freedom activists – or ‘freedom technologists’ – played in ongoing struggles for progressive political change around the world and how can the pursuit of liberty be combined with the struggle for social justice?

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Global Justice, Sustainability and the Sharing Economy

Global Justice, Sustainability and the Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

If the sharing economy movement is to play a role in shifting society away from the dominant economic paradigm, it will have to get political. And this means guarding against the co-optation of sharing by the corporate sector, while joining forces with a much larger body of activists that have long been calling - either explicitly or implicitly - for more transformative and fundamental forms of economic sharing across the world.

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A Practical Vision of a More Equal Society by Thomas Piketty

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Anthony Atkinson occupies a unique place among economists. During the past half-century, in defiance of prevailing trends, he managed to place the question of inequality at the center of his work while demonstrating that economics is first and foremost a social and moral science. In his new book, Inequality: What Can Be Done?—more personal than his previous ones and wholly focused on a plan of action—he provides us with the broad outlines of a new radical reformism.
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The logic of the commons to build global citizenship and global justice at multiple levels and scales.

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The logic of the commons to build global citizenship and global justice at multiple levels and scales.

The commons can be seen as a social system that intimately associates people or stakeholders with their resources and the participatory and mindful ways they are managing/producing/caring for them.

Commons can be described in a variety of ways and along several dimensions. The three below fun...

The commons can be seen as a social system that intimately associates people or stakeholders with their resources and the participatory and mindful ways they are managing/producing/caring for them.
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