The chaos and confusion of the COVID-19 outbreak has revealed some inescapable truths about how we live. It’s shown us how vulnerable, interdependent and interconnected we are. One by one, all the flaws of our current socio-economic systems are being exposed, with an escalating toll of damage
As Covid-19 takes its human toll, we see the best and worst that humanity can offer in its choice of loyalties, whether to human life or to economic systems, and the power struggles in finding the right balance. What is inherent in us as people, and what is the product of our systems? We need to grow out of our bubbles; we need to rewild our message beyond the people who already know, keep widening the circle to include everyone, until there are no others.
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.
Guerrilla Translation’s governance/economic model is unique in that it incorporates Open Cooperativism, Contributive Accounting and Feminist Economics.
Read how Guerrilla Translation and its extended family reimagined itself as care-oriented Distributed Cooperative Organization (DCO).
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.
Facilitating the convergence cooperatives, social and solidarity economy, commons (and open source and collaborative platforms), cities and trade unions.
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.
Two movements mesh cooperative traditions with the digital revolution: Platform Cooperativism, and Open Cooperativism. How do they relate?
The Peer Production License (PPL) allows cooperatives and solidarity-based collectives, but not corporations, to monetize cultural works.