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A revival of the cooperative economy in the U.S. and in the UK

A revival of the cooperative economy in the U.S. and in the UK | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
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ROAR on BBC World: why the media lies about Greece | Reflections on a Revolution ROAR

ROAR on BBC World: why the media lies about Greece | Reflections on a Revolution ROAR | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
In a short BBC interview today, I argued that the media’s witch hunt against Greece perpetuates the false impression that the Greeks themselves are to blame.
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The reign of the bondholders

The reign of the bondholders | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
Excerpted from Paul Krugman, explaining how the state and its policies have been captured by one particular group of people: “While the ostensible reasons for inflicting pain keep changing, however, the policy prescriptions of the Pain Caucus all...
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Neural interview: from peer 2 peer to face to face

Neural interview: from peer 2 peer to face to face | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
Neural magazine is an excellent ‘print’ magazine on digital art and culture, whose issue #38 was dedicated to the inter-relation between ‘digital peer to peer’ and ‘physical face to face’ dynamics, and carried, amongst many other interesting...
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Geldfreies Berlin

moneyless food, products and services network in Berlin  Bookmark this on Delicious - Saved by mbauwens to Demonetization - More about this bookmark...
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US anti-piracy body targets foreign website owners for ...

US anti-piracy body targets foreign website owners for ... | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
Britons could face charges for breaking US copyrights even if they have no link to America and servers are based elsewhere  
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Facebook, Google, and the war to lock you in • The Register

Facebook, Google, and the war to lock you in • The Register | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
Open...and Shut Facebook isn't necessarily the new Compuserve, and Google might not be angling to be the Hotel California of tech, but all of the big web giants seem intent on locking their users into experiencing a single-vendor web.
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Energy efficiency beyond the market: the Nordic way of citizen and municipal co-ownership

Energy efficiency beyond the market: the Nordic way of citizen and municipal co-ownership | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
Excerpted from Prashant Vaze:
” Europe’s large integrated energy companies fall short of the hyped-up benefits of turbo-capitalism. No assessment of their performance would give them high scores.
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An Alternative to the White Paper | Campaign for the Public University

An Alternative to the White Paper | Campaign for the Public University | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
Academic staff and students from across the sector and in a variety of campaigning groups – Campaign for the Public University, Oxford University Campaign for Higher Education, Sussex University Defends Higher Education, Warwick University...
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Why, oh why can’t we live in a reality-based Europe? | Reflections on a Revolution ROAR

Why, oh why can’t we live in a reality-based Europe? | Reflections on a Revolution ROAR | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
A Greek economist explains why the second round of EU/IMF-imposed austerity measures will only make matters worse.
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Civic Engagement and Community Information: Five Strategies to Revive Civic Communication | KnightComm

Civic Engagement and Community Information: Five Strategies to Revive Civic Communication | KnightComm | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
A White Paper on the Civic Engagement Recommendations of the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy  
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Findings on the positive role of complementary currencies (thesis of the week, part 2)

Findings on the positive role of complementary currencies (thesis of the week, part 2) | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
Ivan Tsikota has produced an interesting Master’s Thesis confirming that complementary currency systems (broadly conceived) have positive economic effects, and under which conditions these effects can be stimulated.
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On the necessity of ‘mediation’ for economic and social transitions

On the necessity of ‘mediation’ for economic and social transitions | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
To act radically too early is often self-defeating. But to act non-radically in the short-term without a very clear view of the medium- and long-term radicalisms in whose name one might justify immediate compromises is just as bad.
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Forward the (R)evolution - in Harmony with the Earth

Forward the (R)evolution - in Harmony with the Earth | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
traveled for 15 months moneyless across 3 continents  Bookmark this on Delicious - Saved by mbauwens to Demonetization P2P-Travel Neonomads - More about this bookmark...
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The Ever-Growing Role of Social Media in Social Change (& the Response)

The Ever-Growing Role of Social Media in Social Change (& the Response) | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
You may have seen reported the ‘Sukey‘ app – an app that, with user support, collects information about potests and then channels it back ot the users.
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The four phases of a Post-Peak Oil future, and how to prepare for the ecotechnic future

The four phases of a Post-Peak Oil future, and how to prepare for the ecotechnic future | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
Those who have a place in the country or can get one won’t have any need to depend on a faltering corporate food system for their daily meals; those who focus instead on the small-city approach will be able to supplement sacks of bulk grains and...
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From an Economics of Power and Greed to an Economics of Compassion and the Common Good

From an Economics of Power and Greed to an Economics of Compassion and the Common Good | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
* Book: Economics Unmasked: From power and greed to compassion and the common good. By Philip B.
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The Bitcoin Epoch: It is Akin to the Printing Press Revolution

The Bitcoin Epoch: It is Akin to the Printing Press Revolution | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
News has been filtering in about the problems that are besetting a virtual currently called Bitcoin. The day to day rumblings of its story are fascinating enough but it is the evolution of the underlying idea that I think is important.
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Why Do the Police Have Tanks? The Strange and Dangerous Militarization of the US Police Force | | AlterNet

Why Do the Police Have Tanks? The Strange and Dangerous Militarization of the US Police Force | | AlterNet | The P2P Daily | Scoop.it
The federal government has supplied local police departments with military uniforms, weaponry, vehicles, and training.
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