Urban Commons

The Commons Collaborative Economy explodes in Barcelona

In 2016 Barcelona, it is well understood that the “Sharing Economy” is a flawed model, while the Commons Collaborative Economy is a totally different game: An in-depth overview of Procomuns a 3 day event on Policies, Technology and Economies of the...
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Community Land Trusts, Urban Land Reform and the Commons

This Special Report provides a crash course in Community Land Trusts and the Cooperative Land Bank and how practical land reform can be systematically implemented to return land to the commons.
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Closed in and crowded out: urbanising against the city

In the gap between people and increasingly unaccountable institutions beholden to financial interests, citizens are rising up to reclaim the commons.
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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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