Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent
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Commons wealth is money system, science, culture, broadcast spectrum, oceans, atmosphere, biodiversity, carbon and unimproved land value
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Economic Rights as Human Rights | Earthsharing

Economic Rights as Human Rights | Earthsharing | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
What has been lost from the traditions of Classical Economics is that higher property taxes act as a counterweight to mortgage debt. A home buyer will pay less for a property with a tax liability attached to its land value than for one without.
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Pirate Party a single issue party? | Roaming Learning Technologist

Pirate Party a single issue party? | Roaming Learning Technologist | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
In this 'blog post I would like to challenge the perspective that calls the Pirate Party a single issue party. Upon cursory inspection, that seems the case...
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Waiting for the Pirate Party while Bob Mould, David Cross help raise $18000 ... - The Independent Weekly

Waiting for the Pirate Party while Bob Mould, David Cross help raise $18000 ... - The Independent Weekly | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
The Independent WeeklyWaiting for the Pirate Party while Bob Mould, David Cross help raise $18000 ...The Independent WeeklyIn Germany, the Pirate Party is poised to surpass the Greens as the third-largest political party.
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James Quilligan’s talk about why we have to Occupy the Commons | The P2P Daily

James Quilligan’s talk about why we have to Occupy the Commons | The P2P Daily | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
James Quilligan the renowned commons thinker, activist, and founder of the Global Commons Trust, gave the following talk at the Occupy Wall Street Forum on the Commons, February 16, 2012. The eve...
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Britain's richest see fortunes rise to record high

Britain's richest see fortunes rise to record high | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
Britain's wealthiest people saw their fortunes rise to record levels last year, according to the annual Sunday Times Rich List, at a time when most Britons' earnings and savings were squeezed by inflation and low interest rates.
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News from The Associated Press

News from The Associated Press | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
RT @AP: 'Pirate' party made up of computer nerds and hackers captures political power in German politics: http://t.co/MEnVoM9f -BW...
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The ayes have it

The ayes have it | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
It is, it is a glorious thing to be a Pirate King


THE Pirate Party is fielding 42 candidates in the election in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) on May 13th.
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Privatizing The Commons - Democratic Underground

Privatizing The Commons - Democratic Underground | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
Privatizing The CommonsDemocratic UndergroundAs we're going through a period of renewed privatization of the commons, I thought these articles had some interesting historical background.
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Democratising the Global Political Commons – Reflections «

Democratising the Global Political Commons – Reflections « | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
audience and James Quilligan gave a very interesting talk about the future of the commons. He set out a vision of how things could and should be, where the commons – those things which are, or should be, common to us all ...
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Confronting Scarcity: Managing Water, Energy and Land for Inclusive and ... - Sacramento Bee

Confronting Scarcity: Managing Water, Energy and Land for Inclusive and ... - Sacramento Bee | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
Confronting Scarcity: Managing Water, Energy and Land for Inclusive and ...Sacramento Bee"We must consider the full range of integrated solutions to better manage pressures on water, energy and land." This edition of the ERD, Confronting scarcity:...
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A fair and ecological agrarian policy for the EU

A fair and ecological agrarian policy for the EU | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
Food production and consumption concern every one of us.
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Pirate Party elects new leader, rejects right-wing extremism | News | DW.DE | 28.04.2012

Pirate Party elects new leader, rejects right-wing extremism | News | DW.DE | 28.04.2012 | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
A party that is threatening to shake-up Germany's political landscape has elected a new leader - and clearly positioned itself against right-wing extremism. The Pirate Party already has members in two state assemblies.
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European Pirate Party shares copyright reform alternative to ACTA

European Pirate Party shares copyright reform alternative to ACTA | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
In a new 107-page eBook, Pirate Party MEP Christian Engstrom and founder Rick Falkvinge lay out a detailed plan for reforming copyright laws so they work in a world of rampant, simple file sharing.
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