• New blog post imported from «The Future of Occupy» by technoshaman: Making Worlds Forum: “Building the Institutions of the Commons”, October 18-20 1 year, 9 months ago

    re-posted from Making Worlds: a Commons Coalition Making Worlds: a Commons Coalition is a collaborative effort by OWS and other groups and individuals to explore the utility of the commons in creating a better world. Making Worlds: a Commons Coalition brings projects working to reclaim the commons to the fore of the Occupy movement. Commons are…[Read more]

  • I admire my friends from the Major Group of Children and Youth, one of the 9 United Nations Commission for Sustainable Development Major Groups (ie. global civil society stakeholders). These groups went to Rio+20 in the hopes of salvaging something, ANYTHING useful out of those deliberations.   Rio+20 was supposed to set an international agreement [...]

  • New blog post imported from «The Future of Occupy» by technoshaman: The Story of the School of Commoning 1 year, 11 months ago

    At a time when the Commons is being talked about more and more by the Occupy Movement and our latest ‘Occupying the Commons’ magazine has now been published we felt it would be a highly relevant time to present through a series of videos “The Story of the School of Commoning.” The School of Commoning is [...]

  • New blog post imported from «The Future of Occupy» by technoshaman: MAY 12TH – #12M GlobalMay Statement 1 year, 11 months ago

    Reposted from InterOccupy.org by InterOccupy Admin, on May 5, 2012. Please reflect and share your thoughts about how to improve it. Does it go far enough? Does it go to far? What would you like to see included? We are living in a world controlled by forces incapable of giving freedom and dignity to the world´s [...]

  • New blog post imported from «The Future of Occupy» by technoshaman: Reclaiming May Day as a Commons Holiday 1 year, 11 months ago

    Reposted from On the Commons authored by Jay Walljasper, May 2nd 2012. Protesters around the world rallied for economic equity May 1   May Day is the missing holiday in America. It’s noted on the calendar as Law Day, and remembered as either a spring celebration with pagan roots (think maypoles and may baskets) or the [...]

  • hi guys, I’m one of the organisers of this event and would love to see many Occupiers there:

     

    The “commons” is the emblem of the natural, material, social and intellectual resources that each […]

  • New blog post imported from «The Future of Occupy» by technoshaman: Noam Chomsky: What Next For Occupy? 1 year, 11 months ago

    NOAM CHOMSKY: WHAT NEXT FOR OCCUPY? Noam Chomsky is credited as a linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian,  activist and the ‘father of modern linguistics’ (Wikipedia) having also taught linguistics at MIT for 50 years! A long time favorite on lecture circuits and in progressive media as well as a best-selling author, his most recent…[Read more]

  • New blog post imported from «The Future of Occupy» by technoshaman: Noam Chomsky: What Next For Occupy? 1 year, 11 months ago

    NOAM CHOMSKY: WHAT NEXT FOR OCCUPY?   Noam Chomsky is credited as a linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian,  activist and the ‘father of modern linguistics’ (Wikipedia) having also taught linguistics at MIT for 50 years! A long time favorite on lecture circuits and in progressive media as well as a best-selling author, his most…[Read more]

  • New blog post imported from «The Future of Occupy» by technoshaman: What Dreams May Come?… May Day and Beyond 1 year, 11 months ago

    As a biologist and commons activist, and an avid meditator with a universalist bent, i always look forward to the Spring Festivals, Holidays, and Holy Days of celebration and renewal.  I tend to think of April (Passover – Earth Day – Easter), May (Beltane – International Workers Day – The Buddhist Festival of Wesak) and [...]

  • New blog post imported from «The Future of Occupy» by technoshaman: What Dreams May Come?… May Day and Beyond 1 year, 11 months ago

    As a biologist and commons activist, and an avid meditator with a universalist bent, i always look forward to the Spring Festivals, Holidays, and Holy Days of celebration and renewal.  I tend to think of April (Passover – Earth Day – Easter), May (Beltane – International Workers Day – The Buddhist Festival of Wesak) and June (The Great Journey [...]

  • New blog post imported from «The Future of Occupy» by technoshaman: Interview: Sara Burke interviewed by Stephen Collis on the OWS Forum on the Commons 1 year, 11 months ago

      Stephen Collis: What has your involvement with OWS been, and what is your background? Sara Burke: My involvement with OWS began before OWS began. My answer to your question might make more sense if I tell you a little bit first about my background and then my activism with OWS. I work as an [...]

  • New blog post imported from «The Future of Occupy» by technoshaman: A report on Occupy Wall Street (OWS) – from the eyes of a digital commoner 1 year, 12 months ago

    Reposted from Online Creation Communities, by Mayo Fuster Morell,  originally posted on Thursday, March 1st, 2012 Full title: A report on Occupy Wall Street (OWS) - Forum on  the commons 16-17 Feb 2012 in NYC from the eyes of a digital  commoner from the global movement generation coming from Barcelona I did write a report on [...]

  • New blog post imported from «The Future of Occupy» by technoshaman: Occupy: A Path toward Economic Democracy Instead of Post-industrial Feudalism 1 year, 12 months ago

    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…[Read more]

  • New blog post imported from «The Future of Occupy» by technoshaman: Introductory e-Course to the Global Commons: a new challenge for a new world 1 year, 12 months ago

    This post was re-published from unitar.org The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, are pleased to announce the launch of the new Introductory e-Course to the Global Commons. The term “global commons” refers to those resources that are shared by all of humanity…[Read more]

  • The World Social Forum has been around since 2001, and with their rallying call “Another World is Possible”, they share much in common with the system critiques emerging out of the Occupy and Commons Movements. When Occupy burst forth in the U.S. this past Fall, hot on the heels of the Arab Spring and uprisings in Spain, [...]

  • New blog post imported from «The Future of Occupy» by technoshaman: Welcome Occupy.com! 1 year, 12 months ago

    “A new media channel that will amplify the voices of Occupy. We use media to call for social, economic and environmental justice. We seek to inspire resistance, engagement and the creation of the new world we imagine… We consist of a small but growing group of dedicated occupiers working in solidarity with the movement. We [...]

  • New blog post imported from «The Future of Occupy» by technoshaman: The Future of the Commons 2 years ago

    ‘Excerpts from The Future of the Commons, by David Harvey, in Radical History Review Issue 109; Winter 2011   “Suppose, says Marx, a capitalist begins production with $1,000 in capital and in the first year manages to gain $200 surplus value from laborers mixing their labor with the land, and the capitalist then uses that surplus in [...]

  • New blog post imported from «The Future of Occupy» by technoshaman: Co-Governing Our Commons: Local to Global Decision-Making thru Public Deliberation 2 years ago

    Using Public Deliberation: Co-governing the Commons By Jan Inglis   Commons: gifts of nature & society; wealth we inherit or create together and must pass on, undiminished or enhanced, to our children; e.g. water, oceans, culture, technology, seeds etc Public Deliberation: a process for reaching agreements by deeply considering the costs,…[Read more]

  • New blog post imported from «The Future of Occupy» by technoshaman: Co-Governing Our Commons: Local to Global Decision-Making throughPublic Deliberation 2 years ago

    Using Public Deliberation: Co-governing the Commons By Jan Inglis   Commons: gifts of nature & society; wealth we inherit or create together and must pass on, undiminished or enhanced, to our children; e.g. water, oceans, culture, technology, seeds etc Public Deliberation: a process for reaching agreements by deeply considering the costs,…[Read more]

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