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Campaign Brief: Caring for the Commons


Reposted from Edgeryders.ppa.coe.int  Commons are resources that belong to everyone. What can we do to enhance them, so that theycan better sustain social production and social relationships? Edgeryders set out to find what issues – economic, social and legal – need to be addressed if we are to build and inhabit a world of commons. […]

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Surveying Commons Activism on the International Stage


Reposted from Bollier.org, authored by David Bollier,  originally published on Friday, February 24, 2012 The following is an adaptation of my notes for my talk at the Occupy Wall Street “Making Worlds”conference on February 16-18, 2012.  I am so pleased that the Occupy and Commons movements are finding each other and starting a new conversation.  Occupy is […]

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The Moors


Far spread the moory ground, a level scene Bespread with rush and one eternal green That never felt the rage of blundering plough Though centuries wreathed spring’s blossoms on its brow, Still meeting plains that stretched them far away In unchecked shadows of green, brown and grey. Unbounded freedom ruled the wandering scene Nor fence […]

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Occupy: A Path toward Economic Democracy Instead of Post-industrial Feudalism


Written by Wolfgang Hoeschele The Occupy Wall Street movement has reached far beyond its beginnings, with similar occupations occurring around the world, while it echoes previous occupations of public space in Egypt, Spain, and Israel. These movements have clearly struck a chord with a huge number of people, not only those sitting in public spaces, […]

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Slideshare Presentation – “Occupy the Commons” by James Quilligan


Please find below the presentation that James Quilligan gave at the Occupy Wall Street Forum on the Commons, February 16, 2012, as part of his talk reported on here by Anna Betz. Occupy the commons – by James Quilligan View more presentations from School of Commoning here

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This is an invitation to aspiring/budding social media wizards


This is an invitation to aspiring/budding social media wizards to work, learn and play with a dynamic international collective of Occupy supporter activists, academics, and artists and to co-invent, co-create, nourish & promote cultural performances of consequence, in hybrid (online/off-line) media for and by the movement. We are seeking like-minded associates as well as friends, who […]

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Entrance to the Occupy commons strategy workshop online


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Rome Forum on Income, Commons, Democracy


As the Commons is moving increasingly in the centre of thinking about the future among Occupiers, including the #OWS Making Worlds Forum on the Commons, Feb 16-18, we came across this very interesting event leading up to the event in New York. In solidarity we share the below… via European Alternatives Income, Commons, Democracy From […]

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Focus on Working Groups


Over the last month we’ve been reading, analyzing, and honing in on the most vibrant conversations taking place in the Working Groups. Our February issue, the ‘Focus on Working Groups‘ presents you with a number of blogs and essays highlighting exciting strategic ideas, specific proposals, and LOTS MORE bubbling up from the WGs. It is our […]

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Can Occupy occupy strategy?


A strategy for and by the people?  For the last couple of months I have joined in a variety of peaceful protests, celebrations and collaborative enterprises along with millions of other Occupiers rising up across the globe to usher in a new world. Passers by, media analysts and pundits, invariably asked us what was this […]

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