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Book of the Day: Slow Democracy

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“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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Mark Zuckerberg Can't Have It Both Ways on Net Neutrality - Wired

Mark Zuckerberg Can't Have It Both Ways on Net Neutrality - Wired | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The question isn't whether Internet.org is a threat to net neutrality. It's whether the rules of net neutrality should apply to places that have no internet access at all.
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Self-organized workers press SYRIZA to keep its promises

Autonomous and horizontal workers’ movements in Greece embarked on a caravan to Athens to remind the SYRIZA government of the base from which it arose.
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Lucas Belvaux: 'This copyright reform will impoverish culture'

Lucas Belvaux: 'This copyright reform will impoverish culture' | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The planned reform of EU copyright law has caused a wave of protest among rights holders, who fear the financing of the whole cultural sector will be put at risk. 

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Startup Tasmania & TasICT Present - The Sharing Economy

Clay Shirky has long had a lot to answer for in these parts. It was reading his piece in Media Guardian on my 40th birthday – January 16th, 2006 – that set all sorts of wheels and thoughts in motion.

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Jeremy Rifkin on the Internet of Things and the Next Industrial Revolution - IEEE Spectrum

Jeremy Rifkin on the Internet of Things and the Next Industrial Revolution - IEEE Spectrum | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Will the Internet of Things be a technological and economic panacea?
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Essay of the Day: Italian Operaismo and the Information Machine | P2P Foundation

Essay of the Day: Italian Operaismo and the Information Machine | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
‘machines don’t explain anything, you have to analyze the collective apparatuses of which the machines are just one component’ * Article: Italian Operaismo and the Information Machine. Matteo Pasquinelli. From the abstract: “The political economy of the information machine is discussed within the Marxisttradition of Italian operaismo by posing the hypothesis of an informational turn …
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Meta-Industrial Villages: what happens after the miniaturisation of technology ? | P2P Foundation

Meta-Industrial Villages: what happens after the miniaturisation of technology ? | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Excerpted from William Irwin Thompson: “DECENTRALIZATION of cities and the miniaturization of technology will alter the center-periphery dialectic of traditional civilization and make a whole new cultural level possible. What will take place in the metaindustrial village will be that the four classical economies of human history, hunting and gathering, agriculture, industry, and cybernetics, will …
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Challenges of the Shared Economy Yochai Benkler

We are re-share it this great creative common video from https://www.youtube.com/user/WorldEconomicForum For newest tips and prediction from Investor Mind ...
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Michel Bauwens on Open Everything

Michel Bauwens speaks about OpenEverything.ie a Colloaborative Economy Convergence Event taking place at WeCreate.ie at the CloghJordan Ecovillage in ...
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The idea of the commons and the future of capitalism

Keynote Lecture by Professor Yochai Benkler (Harvard Law School) at the IASC 2nd Thematic Conference on Knowledge Commons - Engelberg Center, New ...
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The Future of Work - Canvas Network | Free online courses | MOOCs

The Future of Work - Canvas Network | Free online courses | MOOCs | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Canvas Network offers free online courses and classes from the world's leading universities. Find a MOOC and enroll now to get started on your new journey!
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Utopias of ethical economy: A response to Adam Arvidsson | ephemera

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Utopias of ethical economy: A response to Adam Arvidsson | ephemera on Self-organizing and Systems Mapping curated by june holley

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Net neutrality: Net activism packs a punch - Times of India

Net neutrality: Net activism packs a punch - Times of India | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A few months ago, not many had heard of net neutrality. But a combination of humour, solid research and a practical game plan turned a nerdy cause into an online movement.
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GLOBALS.TV - The Future of Mobility and Sharing Economy - Mar 24, 2015

+100 Globals Expats and guests joined us on a very innovative topic on the future of mobility and sharing economy. We had a heated panel discussion and great buffet with drinks that keep us networking till midnight together with Innovators, Startups, Investors, people from corporate and embassies. 

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Russia's Small-Scale Organic Agriculture Model May Hold the Key to Feeding the World | P2P Foundation

Russia's Small-Scale Organic Agriculture Model May Hold the Key to Feeding the World | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Imagine living in a country where having the freedom to cultivate your own land, tax-free and without government interference, is not only common but also encouraged for the purpose of promoting individual sovereignty and strong, healthy communities. Now imagine that in this same country, nearly all of your neighbors also cultivate their own land as part of a vast network of decentralized, self-sustaining, independent “eco-villages” that produce more than enough food to feed the entire country.

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Open Science: from the Knowledge Economy to Wisdom Societies

How does Science fit in Society? With the rise of systemic criticisms of our current socio-economical system, finding other models of organizations become a ke…
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FUTURE OF WORK IS THE RESTORATION OF AUTHENTIC COMMUNITY AT SCALE

FUTURE OF WORK IS THE RESTORATION OF AUTHENTIC COMMUNITY AT SCALE | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

For years we have talked about customer value and mapped it but now we are switching to the deeper word kindness in business because it is the future currency of "NexGen" Social Business. In the Future of Work people are part of a living ecosystem as a co-caring creative commons, underpinned by a Culture of Kindness which draws young people from the heart to collaborate for social good with their customers as partners doing life together.

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Another Life is Possible - Homage to Catalonia | P2P Foundation

Another Life is Possible - Homage to Catalonia | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Stories about the construction of a sustainable, solidary and decentralized economy in Catalonia
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Encommuns.org is making business around commons transparent | P2P Foundation

Encommuns.org is making business around commons transparent | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The idea is to help businesses to gain confidence in using the commons.
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Open Economics

A conversation about Open Economics based on the article "Coase's Penguin, or, Linux and The Nature of the Firm" by Yochai Benkler. Read the article for ...
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Forum 10 | Yochai Benkler | Open Access, Cooperation, and Commons

February 13, 2014 | UC Davis, Alpha Gamma Rho Room, Davis Alumni Center Yochai Benkler, Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies, Harvard ...
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Uruguay: President Mujica leaves behind a social production model

Less than a week from the end of Jose "Pepe" Mujica's tenure as president of Uruguay, many are already thanking him for implementing and supporting a social ...
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Rick Falkvinge - Pirate Party | London Real

Rick Falkvinge is the Founder of the Pirate Party Bulletproof Coffee http://bit.ly/BulletProofCoffee SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/SubscribeToLondonReal FULL ...
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Dronecode: Taking the Internet of Things to the Skies | Linux.com

Dronecode: Taking the Internet of Things to the Skies | Linux.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In 2007 former Wired Magazine Editor Chris Anderson built a Lego mindstorms robot with his kids in an effort to get them interested in science. Two years later he founded 3DRobotics, now the largest

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