Michel Bauwens reflects on the highly innovative qualities of Ecuador's FLOK Society project while offering ideas on how to transcend its local context.
P2P Foundation co-founder Michel Bauwens talks about his personal background, the ongoing development of the P2P Foundation and how P2P could save the world.
John Restakis speaks about the Civil Economy as a contrast to the the crisis that has gripped Europe, and the western democracies, over the last 30 years.
That Syriza is taking the social economy seriously is a good sign. The social economy represents one of the very few bright spots in Greece, with hundreds of new groups being formed to provide goods and services in a way that is entirely new.
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.
This video from the Open Everything Convergence features Michel Bauwens exploring the relationship between the cooperative movement and the Commons.
John Restakis independent researcher and teacher on co-operative economies and globalization discusses the challenges facing the cooperative movement.
“We can’t continue with a system that creates wealth, but that’s also destroying the planet and creating so much social inequality. I think that after 400 years of this, we know it doesn’t work. We need a new system to reclaim all these communal values”