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Sacred Activism in a Post-Trump World

12th Global to Local Webinar Recording with Alnoor Ladha & Helena Norberg-Hodge, April 19th, 2017 Originally published on localfutures.org. Chat transcript available for download as PDF here. A 500-year-old economic and political system is dying. ‘Trump trauma’ is affecting people around the world, but the current climate (in every sense of the word) is not the… Continue reading

Commons Transition and P2P: a Primer

The Commons is a concept and practice that has been steadily gathering increased attention and advocates. Deeply rooted in human history, it’s difficult to settle on a single definition that covers its broad potential for social, economic, cultural and political change. The Commons is now demonstrating its power as a “key ingredient” for change in… Continue reading

Community Land Trusts in a Nutshell

Goofy but informative video about Community Land Trusts produced by CLT Associates. If you want a more in-depth look at their history and possibilities don’t miss our Community Land Trusts, Urban Land Reform and the Commons special report, authored by Pat Conaty and Mike Lewis. From the notes to the video CLTs (Community Land Trusts)… Continue reading

Inventing the Future: a Documentary Adaptation

Continuing our ongoing conversation on post-capitalism, Universal Basic Income and other trends, here’s an early look at a documentary version of Nick Srnicek’s and Alex Williams’s Inventing the Future ​The highly successful book Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work by Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams is being adapted into a documentary called Inventing the… Continue reading

Josef Davies-Coates on Community Shares and Democratic Equity Crowdfunding for Cooperatives

The P2P Foundation is serializing video highlights from last year’s Platform Cooperativism conference. Click here to see all conference videos. (13 mins) Josef Davies-Coates – Josef will be speaking about recent exciting platform and digital co-operative activity in the UK, and why the legal framework that exists there could serve platform co-ops particularly well. This… Continue reading

Solidarity Economy Showcase: Ellon Hinengo Co-operative Society, Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Cooperative College)

The P2P Foundation is serializing videos on the Solidarity Economy produced by the SUSY (Sustainable and Solidarity Economy) Project. See all videos here. Associate Veena Nabar worked on behalf of the College in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, which is geographically isolated from mainland India, to produce a film about Ellon Hinengo Co-operative Society. Ellon… Continue reading

Solidarity Economy Showcase: Shared Interest

The P2P Foundation is serializing videos on the Solidarity Economy produced by the SUSY (Sustainable and Solidarity Economy) Project. See all videos here. In the North East of England, the College team visited Shared Interest, a social enterprise based in Newcastle that uses the investments of individuals to make loans to Fairtrade producers around the… Continue reading