"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 of Urban Commons.
"Given this rich and still evolving conversation on the role of the commons in society, a definition of what exactly a commons transition would entail is best expressed from a broad and inclusive perspective."
Here we present a Commons Transition interview with Enric Duran, who's currently busy organizing the FairCoop Open Cooperative, a community built effort to alleviate global economic inequalities through the use of mutual credit, reputation systems and cryptocurrencies.
We present an interview with Janice Figueiredo, who was part of the FLOKSociety project launched in Ecuador. Janice spoke to us about her own experience collaborating with and learning from the indigenous people of the region.
In this section, we will periodically feature interviews and articles involving Commoners in Transition, or, individuals and teams working together towards increasing the viability of the commons. Our inaugural article is an interview with Chris Tittle and Yassi Eskandari of the Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC), an organization which offers “legal education, research, advice, and advocacy […]