Open Coops & Sustainable Livelyhoods

Organizing and Governing the Commons: A Coop-Commons Multilevel Dialogue with Municipalities and Labour

Facilitating the convergence cooperatives, social and solidarity economy, commons (and open source and collaborative platforms), cities and trade unions.
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The Catalan Integral Cooperative: an organizational study of a post-capitalist cooperative

What does a post-capitalist, cooperative and open source society would look like? A full study on the Catalan Integral Cooperative.
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Building a Cooperative Solidarity Commonwealth

Jessica Gordon Nembhard lays out the vision for a 21st century Cooperative Commonwealth characterised by interlocking ownership and solidarity structures.
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Developing a Coop-Commons alliance for a Collaborative Equitable and Participatory Economy

In-depth report from the Platform and Open Cooperativism Conference at the European Economic and Social Committee, 5 December 2016. Includes audio.
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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 that bring the project leaders he has met together. In this interview, conducted […]
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