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Overstock's Top 10 US States for Bitcoin Spenders

Overstock's Top 10 US States for Bitcoin Spenders | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
New Hampshire residents are the most likely to pay for Overstock items in bitcoin, according to new data released by the e-commerce giant.
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You May Never Use Xiaomi’s Phones, But They’ll Change Your Life Anyway

You May Never Use Xiaomi’s Phones, But They’ll Change Your Life Anyway | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Xiaomi could become a genuine rival to Apple even without coming to the US. But even if it doesn't, it could force changes in how smartphones work for everyone.
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LinkedIn Follows Twitter’s Lead and Cuts Lines to Outside Apps and Sites

LinkedIn Follows Twitter’s Lead and Cuts Lines to Outside Apps and Sites | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
LinkedIn is changing the way outside services plug into its popular business-centric social network.
The post LinkedIn Follows Twitter’s Lead and Cuts Lines to Outside Apps and Sites appeared first on WIRED.
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New Greek Government Endorses Commons-based, Peer Production Solutions - Our World

New Greek Government Endorses Commons-based, Peer Production Solutions - Our World | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Greece's new Deputy Prime Minister has explicitly stated that the nation will develop new commons-based, peer production models for meeting people’s needs.
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Home - University of Westminster

Home - University of Westminster | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The International Eco-Cities Initiative is a multi-national research network co-ordinated by scholars at the University of Westminster.
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Greek Debt Standoff Awaits a Decisive Move

Greek Debt Standoff Awaits a Decisive Move | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Clad in snug black pants and his signature untucked shirt, the Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, sauntered into a conference room in the Berlin headquarters of the German finance ministry.

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Open Invitation to Participate at the 3rd CommonsFest 2015 | CommonsFest

The organisatory committee of CommonsFest 2015 addresses an open invitation to individuals, communities and collectives engaged in the production, management and defense of the commons to participate in the 3rd CommonsFest to be held in Athens, from May 15 to 17, 2015.

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What Catholic Social Teaching Can Teach the Sharing Economy

What Catholic Social Teaching Can Teach the Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, this month, has published a useful introduction to the promise and challenges of the so-called sharing economy—the new breed of companies that use Inter
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Share the World's Resources, a conversation with Rajesh Makwana | P2P Foundation

Share the World's Resources, a conversation with Rajesh Makwana | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Reposted from our Commons Transition website, here’s an interview with Rajesh Makwana,  executive director of Share The World’s Resources, (or STWR). STWR is a London-based civil society organisation campaigning for a fairer sharing of wealth, power and resources within and between nations. The interview is part of a series on Commoners in Transition.


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"I’ve Seen All Sorts of Horrific Things in My Time. But None as Detrimental to the Country as This."

"I’ve Seen All Sorts of Horrific Things in My Time. But None as Detrimental to the Country as This." | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
U.S. conservatives are about to run a dangerous economic experiment in Honduras.
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Financing the Resilient Economy | Shift Magazine

Financing the Resilient Economy | Shift Magazine | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Theo Kitchener explores practical ways to kickstart the resilient economy of the future, using dormant superannuation funds to leverage sustainable, local businesses.
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Spotlight On REAL 2015: Chris Anderson - 3D Printing Industry

Spotlight On REAL 2015: Chris Anderson - 3D Printing Industry | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
At REAL 2015, Chris Anderson of DIY Drones and 3D Robotics will discuss his work with drones and their impact on the public and global economy.
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2015: The Year of the Cooperative App

2015: The Year of the Cooperative App | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Over the last 20 years, software has slowly eaten the world. Marc Andreessen pointed out this trend in 2011 and noted that increasingly industries are going to be disrupted by software. Here we sit four years later with an “app” for everything.
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The growing evidence for social business maturity - ZDNet

The growing evidence for social business maturity - ZDNet | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Case studies demonstrate that some of the world's largest companies are now making advanced use of social tools in the way that they work. Is Europe leading the way?
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The Future of Wearable Tech

The Future of Wearable Tech | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
I have a confession to make. Despite my specialization in wearable technology, I haven’t worn my FitBit in months. I’m not the only one. Many people found the first wave of wearables came up short.
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I contributed to purchase the Omni Commons building, help us out!

I contributed to purchase the Omni Commons building, help us out! | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Help forge a commons, by ensuring the Omni Commons building and land beneath it will be used for public benefit for as long as necessary!
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CommonsFest | Building Common Values

CommonsFest | Building Common Values | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The organisatory committee of CommonsFest 2015 addresses an open invitation to individuals, communities and collectives engaged in the production, management and defense of the commons to participate in the 3rd CommonsFest to be held in Athens, from May 15 to 17, 2015.

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Syriza’s new plan for economic development: a Commons-oriented economy?

Syriza’s new plan for economic development: a Commons-oriented economy? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Syriza is the left-wing party who won the recent Greek elections and managed to form a government with the support of the right-wing party of Independent Greeks. Tons of articles have appeared about the newly elected government’s strategy regarding the debt and the subsequent policies of austerity. Will the EU finally yield to the pressure for quitting the austerity measurements? If yes, up to what degree? In addition, is Grexit a possibility? And if so, what happens after?

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'Rotten Core of Banking' Exposed: Global Outrage Follows HSBC Revelations

'Rotten Core of Banking' Exposed: Global Outrage Follows HSBC Revelations | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
New details about how HSBC bank helped tax evaders and money-launderers—from political figures to celebrities to arms dealers—conceal billions of dollars in assets have sparked international condemnation, from elected officials as well as public interest groups around the world.
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Schumacher College Course - Towards a Commons-Based Political Economy: Rethinking State, Market and Civil Society | P2P Foundation

Schumacher College Course - Towards a Commons-Based Political Economy: Rethinking State, Market and Civil Society | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The alternative to capitalism may no longer be a return to statism and a ‘strong state’ but rather a set of commons-centric alternatives based on the principles of co-operation and economic democracy
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▶ The Lie We Live - YouTube

Exposing the truth about our corrupt world and what humanity has become. This is a short documentary film I made and wrote questioning our freedom, the educa...
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Manifesto 15: Evolving learnin

Manifesto 15: Evolving learnin | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In a world consumed with uncertainty and a growing sense of the obsolescence of our education systems, here's what we've learned so far.
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