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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The Chart That Scares The "1%" The Most | ZeroHedge

The Chart That Scares The "1%" The Most | ZeroHedge | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
Capitalists have been gripped by 'systemic fear' making them worry not about the day-to-day movements of growth, employment, and profit, but about 'losing their grip'.
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Who's profiting from the water crisis? | Climate Connections

Who's profiting from the water crisis? | Climate Connections | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
In the words of their corporate news release: 'In many regions around the world, water scarcity from climate change and pollution is starting to impact a company's performance, yet few analysts account for water-related risks.' ...
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Corbett begins PR effort for refinery tax credit - Bloomberg Businessweek

Corbett begins PR effort for refinery tax credit - Bloomberg Businessweek | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
Essential Public RadioCorbett begins PR effort for refinery tax creditBloomberg BusinessweekAdministration officials have declined to estimate the value of the tax-free site to Shell.
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Humble Beginnings: The Very First Pirate Party Website - Falkvinge ...

I've frequently told the story of how I put up a really ugly web page with a rough political platform on January 1, 2006, that signalled the start of the Pirate Party movement. But nobody has been able to see just how ugly the web ...
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The best poster advert for the Pirate Party ever « Kevin Townsend

The best poster advert for the Pirate Party ever « Kevin Townsend | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
I would like to introduce you to the best advert ever devised for the Pirate Party, delivered free of charge now by TalkTalk to all of its customers. The Pirate Party will certainly be getting my vote in future.
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Preface to Sharing for Survival (a new book from Feasta) | Energy ...

Preface to Sharing for Survival (a new book from Feasta) | Energy ... | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
To explain: the policy of Cap and Share would mean that a reducing ceiling, or cap, would be imposed on fossil fuel suppliers through a “permit to sell carbon fuels” scheme. The fossil energy suppliers would have to purchase ...
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Globalisation's dark side: how shoppers consume threatened species - The Conversation

Globalisation's dark side: how shoppers consume threatened species - The Conversation | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it

Globalisation's dark side: how shoppers consume threatened speciesThe ConversationThe work is the culmination of a 10-year task which turned national environmental accounting into a global reality by joining every production chain in every economy...

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The commons emerges as a theme at the People's Summit in Rio ...

The commons emerges as a theme at the People's Summit in Rio ... | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
I am pleased to report that one of four short working documents produced by the so-called Dialogue Platform of the Thematic Social Forum (TSF) sees great promise in reclaiming the commons. My colleague Silke Helfrich has ...
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Flow chart of access to the commons | slvinvest.com

Flow chart of access to the commons | slvinvest.com | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
[This illustration reproduces a diagram that emerged on the white board through the following segment of a 'reclaiming the commons' discussion] A society is a large, loose group of individuals. A small group is set apart, ...
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The Corporate Income Tax: Mend It, Don't End It - Bloomberg

The Corporate Income Tax: Mend It, Don't End It - Bloomberg | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
BloombergThe Corporate Income Tax: Mend It, Don't End ItBloombergIt's true that the corporate tax doesn't work very well.
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The Pirate Party Knows Where the Money Is — Global Geopolitics ...

The Pirate Party Knows Where the Money Is — Global Geopolitics ... | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
Republished on Global Geopolitics & Political Economy Al Jazeera English, May 14, 2012 See the article on the original website By Dean Baker One of the oddities of recent election results in Germany and elsewhere in ...
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The Pirate Party –

The Pirate Party – | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
The Pirate Party Logo The world is ready for change! There are different movements starting up around the world. People are tired of getting the same thing from their governments. The Pirate Party while not new itself is fairly ...
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anna: Political Economy and the Inclusive Commons - James B ...

Political Economy and the Inclusive Commons - James B. Quilligan. House of Commons Portcullis House London, 8 May 2012. It is an honor to be a guest in this august body, the House of Commons. I'm sure that you don't ...
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Greece Sells Islands, Highways, Planes In Fire Sale To Pay Down Debt

Greece Sells Islands, Highways, Planes In Fire Sale To Pay Down Debt | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it

The great rip off begins by the 1% of what is left owned by the 99% through the State.  Pity poor Greece and watch out - you may be next

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Oil Going To $300 Says T. Boone Pickens & Peak Oil Is Already ...

Oil Going To $300 Says T. Boone Pickens & Peak Oil Is Already ... | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
“All the easy oil and gas in the world has pretty much been found. Now comes the harder work in finding and producing oil from more challenging environments and work areas.” – William J. Cummings, Exxon-Mobil company ...
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Australian Pirate Party Sets Course for Parliament | The Illuminati

Australian Pirate Party Sets Course for Parliament | The Illuminati | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
In a mere six years, Sweden's nascent Pirate Party (Piratpartiet) has grown from fringe group into a potent global political force. Some libertarian movements echo aspects of the Pirate Party's agenda, mainly its advocacy of ...
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Privately owned public space: where are they and who owns them? - The Guardian (blog)

Privately owned public space: where are they and who owns them? - The Guardian (blog) | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)Privately owned public space: where are they and who owns them?The Guardian (blog)Check out our talking points from 12 seminars in 12 days in May 2012 in London with Commons Economist James Quilligan ...
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PIRATES UK PIRATE PARTY #ACTA UPDATE #OTB

PIRATES UK PIRATE PARTY #ACTA UPDATE #OTB | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
Loz Kaye, Pirate Party UK Leader, will be speaking at the London protests. An advance copy of his speech follows. I always seem to be making speeches with dire warnings, and bringing dire news of the latest attempt to ...
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Honoring Elinor Ostrom - Creative Commons

Honoring Elinor Ostrom - Creative Commons | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
Elinor Ostrom / Prolineserver 2010 / Wikipedia/Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA A collective sigh of sadness went around the Creative Commons community yesterday when we heard that Elinor Ostrom passed away.
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Pledges forgotten, local governments repurpose federally funded parks

Pledges forgotten, local governments repurpose federally funded parks | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
The government promised that the public would get parks where citizens could exercise and stay strong – shared open spaces that would be theirs forever, places that would inspire and invigorate.
But one park became a Las Vegas hotel.

Via Renew Cities
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Ten Guidelines for the Commons

Ten Guidelines for the Commons | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
James Quilligan presented the following guidelines in his seminar on The Great Transition and the Commons presented at the New Economics Foundation in London, 14 May 2012. 1. We are Co-creators wit...
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The Balance Between the Market and the Commons

The Balance Between the Market and the Commons | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
The economy as a whole is divided between these two forces—market and commons. The great commons, of course, is the planet. Within that great commons live thousands of smaller commons like air, water, forests, food ...
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Emergence of a Commons-based Economy « Learning Political ...

A series of twelve inter-related seminars presented by James B. Quilligan Seminar 1: Democratising the Global and Political Commons Seminar 2: Political Economy and the Inclusive Commons Seminar 3: Restoring the ...
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The commons law project: A vision of green governance | Energy ...

The commons law project: A vision of green governance | Energy ... | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
A shorter version can be found in an essay just published in the Summer issue of Kosmos Journal, which continues to feature some noteworthy pieces on the commons, including James Quilligan's second essay on the theme, ...
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Is New CA Green Law Creating More Green for Logging Companies?

Is New CA Green Law Creating More Green for Logging Companies? | Reclaiming our Commons from the 1 Per Cent | Scoop.it
Is New Green Law Creating More Green for Logging Companies? NBC Bay Area Investigates California's new Cap and Trade Law By Stephen Stock, Liza Meak, and Jeremy Carroll, NBC Bay Area, 5/18/12 California's new ...
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