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The Quiet Realization of Ivan Illich's Ideas in the Contemporary Commons Movement

The Quiet Realization of Ivan Illich's Ideas in the Contemporary Commons Movement | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

" It’s important to stress that the commons is not a resource.  It’s a resource plus a community plus that community’s particular rules and norms for managing the resource.  You could say that the commons is a socio-ecological-political-cultural paradigm and worldview."


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Willy De Backer's curator insight, August 25, 2013 3:11 AM

Interesting talk by David Bollier on Illich and the new paradigm of the commons.

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Where we wrong on peak oil? Don't think so...

Where we wrong on peak oil? Don't think so... | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

Brilliant response by Rob Hopkins of Transition Culture to George Monbiot's recent claim that were were wrong on peak oil.

 

"The “we were wrong about peak oil” argument only really works as something to get excited about if you are a cornucopian who also believes that free market economics and deregulation is the key to economic growth and prosperity. It also helps if you believe that climate change is a scam..."


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