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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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SQUATTING HOUSES, SOCIAL CENTRES AND WORKPLACES: A WORKSHOP ON SELF- MANAGED ALTERNATIVES | P2P Foundation

SQUATTING HOUSES, SOCIAL CENTRES AND WORKPLACES: A WORKSHOP ON SELF- MANAGED ALTERNATIVES | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As a reaction to the crisis in Europe squatting for housing takes the form of a movement constituted, for the first time, by ordinary middle-class families.
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Robert Reich: America’s “flexible” economy is making workers’ lives hell

Robert Reich: America’s “flexible” economy is making workers’ lives hell | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The former secretary of labor on the need for a federal law requiring employers to pay for scheduled work
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Chris Anderson on Why He's Leaving Digital for DIY

Chris Anderson on Why He's Leaving Digital for DIY | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The exiting Wired editor-in-chief explains why the maker revolution is becoming the new industrial revolution.
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The Economic Realms: The New Greek Government Endorses Commons-Based, Peer Production Solutions

The Economic Realms: The New Greek Government Endorses Commons-Based, Peer Production Solutions | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

All attention in Greece and global financial circles has been understandably focused on the new Greek Government’s fierce confrontation with its implacable European creditors. Less attention has been paid to the Government’s plans to help midwife a new post-capitalist order based on commons and peer production.

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Bitcoin Gold Floods Coffers of Finnish Pirate Party | Miner Desk - Bitcoin & Crypto Mining News

Bitcoin Gold Floods Coffers of Finnish Pirate Party | Miner Desk - Bitcoin & Crypto Mining News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Following its 2015 election bid, the Pirate Party of Finland has revealed unprecedented Bitcoin support since its initial decision to accept the cryptocurrency for its campaign.
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Open Knowledge Melbourne

Open Knowledge Workshop

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015, 6:00 PM

ThoughtWorks Melbourne
Level 23, 303 Collins Street Melbourne, AU

16 open enthusiasts Attending

The weekly Open Knowledge working bee is for anyone with any skill set to get together and work on Open Data projects, to talk about Open Knowledge, work on Open Knowledge projects, learn about new and old technologies, and discuss the nature of the new world of big, and often less than private, data and what can be done to use it for positive outc...

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The weekly Open Knowledge working bee is for anyone with any skill set to get together and work on Open Data projects, to talk about Open Knowledge, work on Open Knowledge projects, learn about new an...
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Organic, renewable…and disruptive: Welcome to the third industrial revolution - FoodNavigator.com

Organic, renewable…and disruptive: Welcome to the third industrial revolution - FoodNavigator.com | 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.
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Mathieu Michelin's curator insight, April 22, 2015 4:46 AM

La troisième révolution industrielle est en marche.

Lance LeTellier's curator insight, April 23, 2015 11:11 PM

Bigger isn't better anymore...

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The Future of Cities: Crowdfunding Can Tackle Urban Density & Issues of Inequality Simultaneously

The Future of Cities: Crowdfunding Can Tackle Urban Density & Issues of Inequality Simultaneously | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In the 19th century, there were 11 cities with over 1 million inhabitants.  Today there are over 500 cities around the world where the population stands above 1 million.  There are over 7 billion souls on this planet and this number is predicted to...
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Newly Leaked TTIP Draft Reveals Far-Reaching Assault on US/EU Democracy

Newly Leaked TTIP Draft Reveals Far-Reaching Assault on US/EU Democracy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A freshly-leaked chapter from the highly secretive Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement, currently under negotiation between the United States and European Union, reveals that the so-called "free trade" deal poses an even greater threat to environmental and human rights protections—and democracy itself—than previously known, civil society organizations warn.
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Zipcar Study Reveals Urbanites And Millennials Share A Common Lifestyle

Zipcar Study Reveals Urbanites And Millennials Share A Common Lifestyle | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
'Are millennials influencing cities or are cities influencing millennials? We're not entirely certain,' the study concludes.
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University protests around the world: a fight against commercialisation: University of Toronto #Canada | P2P Foundation

University protests around the world: a fight against commercialisation: University of Toronto #Canada | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Students around the world are fighting back against the commercialisation of University education.
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Changing the world together | P2P Foundation

Changing the world together | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Bauwens offers us a provocative conceptual framework that outlines the process of transformation towards a post-capitalist world
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Open business models, open data, and the public interest - Creative Commons

Open business models, open data, and the public interest - Creative Commons | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators. Less than one month ago, Creative Commons began a project designed to explore and develop business models built on CC licensing.
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Jordan Wolma's curator insight, April 29, 2015 1:56 PM

Wow that's great!

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Free Technology for Teachers: 100 Practical Ed Tech Tips Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: 100 Practical Ed Tech Tips Videos | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In the playlist you will find videos about tools for flipping your classroom, videos on managing workflow, social media tips, search strategies, and media production.

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Agüero Luciana N's curator insight, May 5, 2015 9:18 AM

añada su visión ...

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A new pact for Europe: public debate in Leeuwarden about the future of citizens in Europe, towards a European “Mienskip”

A new pact for Europe: public debate in Leeuwarden about the future of citizens in Europe, towards a European “Mienskip” | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The European Cultural Foundation has organised a very important event. It is the public debate about the future of citizens in Europe, towards a European “Mienskip”, that means “Community” in the Frisian language.
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Accelerating open science and the urgency to act now | Peter Chiarelli | TEDxTacoma

Why open science? The reasons are many, but here are a few: our service members returning from 14 years of war, the rise in awareness of sports related brain ...
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Open Trials: Open Knowledge Announce Plans for Open, Online Database of Clinical Trials | Open Knowledge Blog

Open Trials: Open Knowledge Announce Plans for Open, Online Database of Clinical Trials | Open Knowledge Blog | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Open Knowledge today announced plans to develop Open Trials, an open, online database of information about the world’s clinical research trials funded by The Laura and John Arnold Foundation. The project, which is designed to increase transparency and improve access to research, will be directed by Dr. Ben Goldacre, an internationally known leader on clinical transparency.

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Mobile-First Word Processing App Quip Adds Chat Rooms, Making It More Like Slack

Mobile-First Word Processing App Quip Adds Chat Rooms, Making It More Like Slack | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Products like Slack, Hipchat, Yammer and Asana have been slowly picking apart the world of enterprise communication, giving workers new, easier to use, and frankly more fun platforms to speak to each other and work on documents together.
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‘Double Enclosure’- the shut down of democratic accountability, participation and transparency

‘Double Enclosure’- the shut down of democratic accountability, participation and transparency | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
by Heike Loeschmann
Kosmos was delighted to attend the recent EDGE Funders Alliance Conference in Baltimore. The following text is from a presentation by Heike Loeschmann of the Heinrich Boell Foundation on Transformational Change.
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Winning Horizon 2020 with Open Science | Horizo...

Winning Horizon 2020 with Open Science | Horizo... | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
WHY Open Science in Horizon 2020? Open Science (OS) offers researchers tools and workflows for transparency, reproducibility, dissemination and transfer of new knowledge.
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The Future of Work: Global Connectivity | Leade...

The Future of Work: Global Connectivity | Leade... | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The future of work will change radically with global connectivity. To see the full impact on business, you need to break free of the narrative fallacy.
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The Emperor's New Clothes Premier

The Emperor's New Clothes Premier | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Tonight, The Emperor's New Clothes had its  Premier at the Hackney Picture House followed by a live question and answer session with Russell Brand. The film was shown at selected cinemas nationwide...
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‘Double Enclosure’- the shut down of democratic accountability, participation and transparency | Kosmos Journal

‘Double Enclosure’- the shut down of democratic accountability, participation and transparency | Kosmos Journal | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Kosmos was delighted to attend the recent EDGE Funders Alliance Conference in Baltimore. The following text is from a presentation by Heike Loeschmann of the Heinrich Boell Foundation on Transformational Change. First, for context, here is the Edge Funders 5-minute Plenary Film 2015 – Better, Not More.


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