A short film exploring the distinctions between in-person events and the more decentralized ways we interact and collaborate as digital communities.
The weak reforms enacted after the 2008 financial crisis….the ineffectuality of climate change negotiations over the course of twenty-one years….the social polarization and stark wealth and income inequality of our time. Each represents a deep structural problem that the neoliberal market/state seeks to ignore or only minimally address.
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 Commons.
If the future of finance is going to be digital, we want it to be populated with those who value the deeper tenets of open source philosophy
Furtherfield's Marc Garrett provides a P2P/Commons oriented overview of the goings-on at Transmediale 2016 and the necessary conversations we have off-cloud
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 that bring the project leaders he has met together. In this interview, conducted […]
Kate Raworth, renegade economist and development re-thinker, feels that degrowth has outgrown its name. Giorgos Kallis the world’s leading academic on degrowth, counters with the view that 'degrowth' is still a compelling term. Let the debate begin…
What role have internet freedom activists played in ongoing struggles for progressive political change around the world and how can the pursuit of liberty be combined with the struggle for social justice?
Digital and robotic technologies offer us both a bounty of productivity, but how do we employ people when robots are taking all the jobs?