Founder of multiple tech companies, Alanna Irving presents an alternative money story, offering practical tools for radical financial transparency, trust and participation. This video was filmed at New Frontiers / Te Tūhura Nuku – November 2018 in Upper Hutt, New Zealand.
Video by Marko Golub, originally published on YouTube
We-Guild is a project to develop a platform for self-employed people to get sick-pay. A platform where everyone you trust chips in when you need it in exchange of you chipping in for them when they need it. Watch the video if you haven’t already and visit our site for further info: www.we-guild.co.uk Remember that… Continue reading
Rossella Ferorelli introduces us to Spazio13: a real connector in the city of Bari, a container of innovation open to everybody, a space where everyone can become the protagonist of a change. Spazio 13 is Bari’s good practice for Com.unity.lab network.Com.unity.lab is an European consortium within the framework of the URBACT programme. The main policy… Continue reading
This presentation at the Platform Coop Conference in Hong Kong 2018 shows how an aboriginal community that was bleeding out its young, completely recovered by adapting to a cooperative strategy, choosing technological and value sovereignty to recreate community and cohesion. Platform Cooperativism Consortium 2018, Sept 28 | Day 1 Showcases I: Coops and Platform Conversions… Continue reading
Very much worth watching and hearing: civilisational systems have their stories and narratives, and they matter as these patterns of meaning drive our reactive capacities to challenges. Which new one do we need now ? Toward an Ecological Civilization: A talk given by Jeremy Lent at the Parliament of World Religions, Toronto, November 2018Part of… Continue reading
In the summer of 2017, Synergia launched its first Summer Institute, an intensive two week program at Monte Ginezzo in Tuscany. Entitled Transition to Political Economy for People & Planet, the program involved twenty seven people – activists, scholars, policy makers, and practitioners from around the world. This video documents their experience and insights. Synergia… Continue reading
Michel Bauwens: My keynote presentation for the platform cooperativism conference in Hong Kong, an argument that technology is NOT NEUTRAL, but the result of human design and therefore, to the values and interests of human groups Today, four socio-technical systems are competing for dominance, two of them extractive towards communities and resources, two of them… Continue reading
In Jackson, Mississippi, Cooperation Jackson are building a solidarity economy, anchored by a network of cooperatives and worker-owned, democratically self-managed enterprises. This visionary project not only continues the historic Afro-American struggle for land, but shows how we can all make a just transition to a zero carbon, zero waste economy ourselves. Above you will find… Continue reading
In the midst of a systemic crisis, it is imperative to create evidence-based awareness of new capitalist and post-capitalist futures. COSMOLOCALISM will advance our understanding of how to create a sustainable economy through the commons. Find out more on the Cosmolocalism Website. Extended summary COSMOLOCALISM will document, analyze, test, evaluate, and create awareness about an emerging mode… Continue reading
Disruptive Innovation Festival – DIF: Imagine if we built an economic system built on abundance rather than scarcity. Taking advantage of the latest digital tools, computational power, material science, biomimicry and a somewhat older idea – the commons – this new system could have the power to transform how we live and work. System Reset… Continue reading
The following is reposted from TESA Collective’s website. The worker cooperative movement is flourishing. That’s because there’s a growing understanding that the economy and the businesses we work in would fair better if they were owned and run by the people. But starting a worker co-op is difficult, and the process can be daunting. That’s… Continue reading
In the final narrative session, and keynote debate of OPEN 2018, Niki Okuk, Founder of Rco Tires, Guy Watson, Founder and Chair of Riverford Organic and Indra Adnam discuss how we can challenge the dominant model of capitalist business and the de facto pyramid structure of management in order to enable a more equitable society…. Continue reading
A Roadmap to Digital Urban Governance This publication is an output of the Interactive Cities URBACT network that explored how digital, social media and user generated content can improve today´s urban management in European cities, whatever size. This challenge has been tackled in two ways. This challenge has been tackled in two ways. Firstly, as an opportunity… Continue reading
Freelancers Union promotes the interests of independent workers through advocacy, education, and services. Nearly one in three working Americans is an independent worker. That’s 53 million people – and growing. We’re lawyers and nannies. We’re graphic designers and temps. We’re the future of the economy. And we’re stronger together than we are alone. Freelancers Union… Continue reading
Shu Yang Lin from PDIS.tw; Francesca Pick, Co-Founder Greaterthan & OuiShare Fest; and Richard Bartlett Co-founder of Loomio sharing insights into online decision-making systems; how online voting tools enable stakeholders to have an active say in decisions that affect them… See the shared notes from this session too.