Commoners in Transition

Everything for everyone: Michel Bauwens interviews Nathan Schneider

This book followed especially naturally from the Occupy one, Thank You, Anarchy. After the protests died down in 2012 and 2013, I started noticing that some of the activists I’d been following got involved in cooperative businesses. The first business...
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The Political Economy of the Common: An Interview with Andrea Fumagalli

P2P Foundation founder Michel Bauwens in conversation with economics professor and coordinator of the Italian node of commonfare.net project, Andrea Fumagalli.  Michel Bauwens: One of the early influences of the P2P Theory building which is at the basis...
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Beet the System! A dialogue on food sovereignty, inclusivity and healing the rural/urban divide.

Can food and food sovereignty be the catalyst for a Commons Transition? FIAN is working with grassroots movements and local administrations to make it happen.
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Freedom, Security and Commoning in the Age of the Precariat: an interview with Dirk Holemans

Michel Bauwens interviews Dirk Holemans to explore how freedom, security and a new social contract could take place in the age of precarity.
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Julien Reynier and Fabrice Clerc from L’Atelier Paysan on self-build communities in farming

L'Atelier Paysan is a French cooperative working with farmers to design machines and buildings adapted to the specific practices of small farm agroecology.
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This is how people power wins an election: the story of Ahora Madrid

How do you win an election? According to Ahora Madrid’s activist councillors, the key is keeping it real - with real openness and participation.
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Digital Generative Economies and the New Guilds: A Conversation between Michel Bauwens and Douglas Rushkoff

An audio conversation between Michel Bauwens and Douglas Rushkoff covering finance, the commons how to replace the extractive economy with generative models
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John Thackara on How To Thrive In The Next Economy

John Thackara is a writer and event producer who has spent a lifetime searching for stories about the practical steps taken by communities to realize a sustainable future. He writes about these stories at his blog, Doors of Perception, and organizes festivals...
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“The City as Commons” with Professor Christian Iaione

"The race to the bottom that globalization has triggered is no longer an available strategy for a knowledge economy system like Mantova." Michel Bauwens interviews professor Christian Iaione, a facilitator of Bologna's Regulation for the Care and Regeneration...
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