Peer2Politics
128.7K views | +2 today
Follow
Peer2Politics
on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
Curated by jean lievens
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

Chris Martenson's Crash Course | P2P Foundation

Chris Martenson's Crash Course | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Original article here. The Crash Course has provided millions of viewers with the context for the massive changes now underway, as economic growth as we’ve known it is ending due to depleting resources.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

Organic, renewable…and disruptive: Welcome to the third industrial revolution

Organic, renewable…and disruptive: Welcome to the third industrial revolution | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We are entering a new economic paradigm based on clean energy and organic agriculture, says American economist and social theorist Jeremy Rifkin.
more...
Ernesto Anaya's curator insight, May 3, 2015 7:10 PM

La tercera revolución industrial es concerniente a mantenimiento renovable, aceite reciclable, uso de detergentes orgánicos, elegir refacciones de materiales reciclables y elegir equipos que consumen menos recursos ahorrando agua y ahorrando combustible.

David Do's curator insight, May 27, 2015 6:57 AM

This article explain how the world is entering at its peak/third industrial revolution where high technology is being invented along with new energy sources.

Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

The Cybersyn Revolution | Jacobin

The Cybersyn Revolution | Jacobin | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The challenges faced by Cybersyn’s protagonists were not unique to their era — we will face similar ones. While the project was far from perfect, its lessons should not be ignored by those seeking a future where technology is democratically harnessed for social good.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

Exclusive: TransCanada Keystone 1 Pipeline Suffered Major Corrosion Only Two Years In Operation, 95% Worn In One Spot

Exclusive: TransCanada Keystone 1 Pipeline Suffered Major Corrosion Only Two Years In Operation, 95% Worn In One Spot | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Documents obtained by DeSmogBlog reveal an alarming rate of corrosion to parts of TransCanada's Keystone 1 pipeline. A mandatory inspection test revealed a section of the pipeline's wall had corroded 95%, leaving it paper-thin in one area (one-third the thickness of a dime) and dangerously thin in
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

It was only a matter of time before Wall Street turned peer to peer loans into a huge money maker

It was only a matter of time before Wall Street turned peer to peer loans into a huge money maker | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It was only a matter of time.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

Twitter’s multi-billion dollar mistake happened five years ago — Medium

Twitter’s multi-billion dollar mistake happened five years ago — Medium | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

There’s been a lot of attention paid to Twitter recently, thanks in part to a disappointing earnings report that caused the stock to fall by more than 20 percent, wiping about $8 billion from the company’s market value. But this is about more than just a quarter that failed to meet the market’s expectations for profit or revenue growth — it’s about whether Twitter can ever meet those expectations, given the way the service is constructed and the strategy that it has chosen to follow.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

Law of Requisite Variety - P2P Foundation

Law of Requisite Variety - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

"Specialization is an inescapable consequence of the Law of Requisite Variety (Ashby's Law). Although "variety" can be defined precisely in theory, in practice it's more useful to think of it as a rather fuzzy "measure of what we can each cope with" (the word "requisite" helping to define the context in which the "coping" must take place).

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

Russell Brand ditches his anti-voting stance to officially endorse this party

Russell Brand ditches his anti-voting stance to officially endorse this party | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Russell Brand has revised his anti-voting stance and called for people living in Brighton vote for Caroline Lucas of the Green Party.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

Want a Steady Income? There’s an App for That

Want a Steady Income? There’s an App for That | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A Silicon Valley start-up wants to put workers on an even keel.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

UNITED KINGDOM: National Union of Students Women's Campaign adopts Universal Basic Income calling it 'an extremely important feminist issue' | BIEN

UNITED KINGDOM: National Union of Students Women's Campaign adopts Universal Basic Income calling it 'an extremely important feminist issue' | BIEN | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Women’s Campaign of the UK’s National Union of Students has adopted Universal Basic Income, resolving to ‘widely publicise the societal need for a Universal Basic Income’ and make it ‘a priority in 2015-2016 for NUS Women’s Campaign’, calling it ‘a very important feminist issue’. The policy was adopted as Motion 302 at the 2015 NUS Women Conference which took
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

Click here to support Open Source Patient Network by Benjamin Diedrichsen

Click here to support Open Source Patient Network by Benjamin Diedrichsen | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Dear people, my name is Benjamin and I want to gather a community to build a global, open source patient network to help patients find the medical information and support they need. No financial interests involved! The project is designed as a community platform - driven by patient's unique exp...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

Conference: Open data world info. game-changer - St. Catharines Standard

Conference: Open data world info. game-changer - St. Catharines Standard | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Open data will pave the way to more informed
decisions, and a better society.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

Crowdsourcing the next open Summer of code speakers | Open Knowledge Belgium

Crowdsourcing the next open Summer of code speakers | Open Knowledge Belgium | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Crowdsourcing the next open Summer of code speakers - Open Knowledge Belgium http://t.co/teX504O5Ce via @villum
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

Co-operations Research Unit on Networked Labour University

Co-operations Research Unit on Networked Labour University | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
P2P and Commons Critique of Great Transformation: From Industrial Disciplinary Global Capitalism to Trans-Human Zombie Informationalism This post is about the opening of an Co-operations Research Unit on Networked Labour University...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

The FabLab in Siegen (GER) showing off some 3Dprinting

The fabulous FabLab Siegen have their 3D-printer in action at Gütermarkt #4 in Berlin. #GIG15 #Makerspace More infos at ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

Video: Trebor Scholz et al. on how good digital labor practices will depend on the emergence of platform cooperativism | P2P Foundation

Video: Trebor Scholz et al. on how good digital labor practices will depend on the emergence of platform cooperativism | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

“Given the mounting attention to the unethical labor practices in the so-called “collaborative sharing economy” with labor brokerages like Handy and Uber, what are the alternatives? Imagine for one moment that the algorithmic heart of any of these citadels of anti-unionism could be cloned and brought back to life under a different ownership model, with fair working conditions, as a humane alternative to the current model. There isn’t just one, inevitable future of work and while cooperatives are not a panacea for all the wrongs of platform capitalism, they could help to weave some ethical threads into the fabric of 21st century work.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

Why Henry George had a point

Why Henry George had a point | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

IN THIS week's print edition, we take look at land and its importance as a factor of production. In particular, we argue that poor land use in the world's biggest cities carries a huge cost. Many economists have argued for a land-value tax, which could be used to make the property market more efficient.


more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

Collaboretariat.Wiki | Networked Labour

‘P2P and Commons Critique of Great Transformation: From Industrial Disciplinary Global Capitalism to Trans-Human Zombie Informationalism’

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

Bukittinggi Paradigm on Agrarian Reform and Revolution - P2P Foundation

Bukittinggi Paradigm on Agrarian Reform and Revolution - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

" The international meeting “Agrarian Reform and the Defense of Land and Territory in the 21st Century, the Challenge and Future” was organized by La Via Campesina and the Global Campaign on Agrarian Reform (GCAR) to discuss the global conjuncture and identify key elements of a common strategy for agrarian reform, food sovereignty and the defense of land and territories. Over 150 representatives from peasants, fisher folk, indigenous peoples, youth, workers, women, landless workers, human rights and research organizations participated in the meeting, which was held in Bukit Tinggi, West Sumatera, Indonesia from July 10th-13th 2012."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

California sets tough new targets to cut emissions - BBC News

California sets tough new targets to cut emissions - BBC News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The US state of California has stepped up its attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by setting tough new targets for 2030.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

NextBillion.net | 100 Million+ People Use Mobile Money Each Month

NextBillion.net | 100 Million+ People Use Mobile Money Each Month | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Explore the connection between development and enterprise, seeking to raise the next billion people into the middle class from the base of the economic pyramid (BoP) by bringing together the community of business leaders, social entrepreneurs, NGOs, policy makers and academics.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

Collective Action After Networks - P2P Foundation

Collective Action After Networks - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Peter Waterman: "It runs to only some 50-60 pages on my ebook reader, costs 5 Euros, and is written in a language more or less comprehensible to me, even if I have to struggle to make it so."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

NextBillion.net | 100 Million+ People Use Mobile Money Each Month

NextBillion.net | 100 Million+ People Use Mobile Money Each Month | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Explore the connection between development and enterprise, seeking to raise the next billion people into the middle class from the base of the economic pyramid (BoP) by bringing together the community of business leaders, social entrepreneurs, NGOs, policy makers and academics.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

Get ready for Uber working - Brisbane Times

Get ready for Uber working - Brisbane Times | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The traditional workplace, and the traditional single employer, is going the way of the dodo due to huge technological changes.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by jean lievens
Scoop.it!

A new economy struggles to be born | P2P Foundation

A new economy struggles to be born | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We reject soulless, mindless globalization, but can we picture a more just and humane order? If so, we can start to frame policies to support it. I’ve only a few fragments of a vision, but hoping to extend the conversation, I’ll describe them. Excerpted from Bill Curry, former White House counselor to President Clinton: “Right …
more...
No comment yet.