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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

Silvia Zuur on how Enspiral benefits all freelancers

The P2P Foundation is serializing video highlights from last year’s Platform Cooperativism conference. Click here to see all conference videos. (12 mins) Silvia Zuur — . At its heart, it’s a group of people who want to co-create an encouraging, diverse community of people trying to make a difference.

Wolfgang Kowalsky on How the European Union Is Failing To Regulate the So-Called Sharing Economy

The P2P Foundation is serializing video highlights from last year’s Platform Cooperativism conference. Click here to see all conference videos. Cities and Technological Sovereignty 6 – The Gig Economy Needs To Meet Its Responsibilities (13 mins) Wolfgang Kowalsky – The ‘gig economy’ may sound cool but in reality many of the jobs offer a fast… Continue reading

Mayo Fuster Morell: Barcelona as a Case Study on Urban Policy for Platform Cooperativism

The P2P Foundation is serializing video highlights from last year’s Platform Cooperativism conference. Click here to see all conference videos. (15 mins) Mayo Fuster Morell – Mayo Fuster Morell will provide a brief overview of public policy making approaches to the sharing economy. Using the example of Barcelona, Mayo will focus on what policymakers can… Continue reading

Energy as a Common Good

Energy as a Commons is a video produced during the first public meeting of the European Commons Assembly in Brussels, 15-17 November, 2016. Cecile Blanchet reflects on how the energy system is designed to please the needs of constant growth of the markets and opposes it to a community-managed paradigm that is inclusive and accessible… Continue reading