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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

Commons

Shared collective resources and/or spaces, and the relationships and institutions that facilitate collective stewardship of these resources/spaces.

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October 6, 2022

Cecosesola of Venezuela Wins Right Livelihood Award!

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Venezuelan cooperative network Cecosesola has won the 2022 Right Livelihood Award.

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August 29, 2022

How to Design the Commons

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A crash course in the work of political economist Elinor Ostrom, who championed the commons and communal governance as practical frameworks.

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July 14, 2022

Commoning and Changemaking

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It is now abundantly clear that the world we have inherited is no longer working, And yet there are many hopeful signs of people imagining and building a different type of future.

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June 16, 2022

Alanna Irving on Distributed Leadership and Infrastructures for Commoning

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In the latest episode of Frontiers of Commoning, I speak with Alanna Irving, Chief Operating Officer of Open Collective, a nonprofit that handles the complicated, messy administrative and financial work for small, often-underfunded collectives.

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March 28, 2022

Pool Yourself Together

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Degrowth, as a form of resource reloca(aliza)tion through social action, should also be considered as not only an answer to climate change but a form of intrinsic social practice that is present in humankind.

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October 18, 2021

Reinventing Commons Governance in Modern Times

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I gave the following remarks about commons governance on September 27 as part of the U!REKA Lab Lecture Series.