Jean Lievens is currently responsible for the internal communication and coordination of the commercial & real estate department of the City of Brussels. Previously he worked as a freelance copywriter, specialized in business communication. He writes for several blogs, mainly on politics and peer-to-peer. Jean translated about thirty main articles on P2P by Michel Bauwens and collaborated with Michel Bauwens in writing a book in Dutch on peer-to-peer, which is due for October 2013. As a former Marxist, he is particularly interested in the development of peer-to-peer dynamics as an emancipatory force.