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New generations meet new alternatives: the Commons and the Youth Initiative Program - Watch these engaged young commoners share their project ideas, hinting at the future of Open Coops and P2P Politics. These two videos showcase their eye-opening proposals, integrating assorted contexts with clear, common patterns.
The Open Coop Governance Model in Guerrilla Translation: an Overview - Guerrilla Translation's governance/economic model is unique in that it incorporates Open Cooperativism, Contributive Accounting and Feminist Economics.
OPEN 2018: Growing the commons - Stacco Troncoso from the P2P Foundation; Mònica Garriga Miret from the Free Knowledge Institute; Guillaume Compain from Plateformes en communs and Tiberius Brastaviceanu, Co-Founder of Sensorica discussing strategies for Growing the Commons.
Punk Elegance: How Guerrilla Translation reimagined itself for Open Cooperativism - Read how Guerrilla Translation and its extended family reimagined itself as care-oriented Distributed Cooperative Organization (DCO).
Learn how to play Commonspoly - Join the P2P Foundation's Stacco Troncoso and Ann Marie Utratel for a get together and workshop in Berlin on Commonspoly, a Commons-oriented board game.
Elena Martinez and Silvia Díaz of P2P Models on Blockchain, Feminism and Affective P2P - P2P Models examines the infrastructure, governance and economy of decentralized, democratic organizations and their value allocation and distribution.
Reimagine, don’t seize, the means of production - A movement combining digital and physical production points toward a new possibility: Produce within our communities and with respect for nature and its carrying capacity.
Team Human: Stacco Troncoso “The Commons is the Glue” - Stacco Troncoso shares the power of the commons and shows us how we can make the transition out of the crisis of capitalism.
Commons Transition, Illustrated – Our New Web Primer - The new Commons Transition Primer website makes the ideas of the Commons and P2P accessible and attractive to commoners and communities worldwide.
Can the Commons offer a renewed vision for Europe? - A conversation with Sophie Bloemen (Commons Network), Iva Cucik (Belgrade don’t drown Initiative) and Stacco Troncoso (P2P Foundation).
Organizing and Governing the Commons: A Coop-Commons Multilevel Dialogue with Municipalities and Labour - Facilitating the convergence cooperatives, social and solidarity economy, commons (and open source and collaborative platforms), cities and trade unions.
“Think global, print local”: A case study on a commons-based publishing and distribution model - 'Information wants to be free', a famous dictum reads: are there alternatives to the profit-driven models of translating, publishing and distributing books?
Commons in the time of monsters: How P2P Politics can change the world, one city at a time - Can Commons and P2P practices offer viable solutions for our present and future social, political and ecological crises? This is the story of how it's done.
Commons Transition and P2P: a Primer - Digital magazine download on the Commons and P2P, how they interrelate and how a Commons transition could reinvigorate work, politics, production, and care.
From Platform to Open Cooperativism - Two movements mesh cooperative traditions with the digital revolution: Platform Cooperativism, and Open Cooperativism. How do they relate?
Susana Martín Belmonte on de-commodification and abundance - An interview with Spanish economist Susana Martín Belmonte on her work on monetary reform, commons-oriented P2P systems and future economies.
Stacco Troncoso on Digital Communities and P2P - Stacco Troncoso defines P2P, the Commons and how they inter-relate, while distinguishing generative P2P interactions from other, more harmful, contexts
This is how people power wins an election: the story of Ahora Madrid - How do you win an election? According to Ahora Madrid’s activist councillors, the key is keeping it real - with real openness and participation.
P2P Foundation receives the Prix Ars Electronica 2016 Award - The P2P Foundation is very honoured to have received the Prix Ars Electronica Golden Nica 2016 for Digital Communities. Read my brief report here.
P2P Foundation: Concentrated Knowledge for All - The P2P Foundation is this year’s recipient of the Golden Nica in the Prix Ars Electronica’s Digital Communities category, find out more in this interview with Stacco Troncoso and Ann Marie Utratel.