Michel Bauwens: P2P Foundation Books of the Day Archive

P2P / Panarchy
Michel Bauwens

Phi Beta Iota:  Peer to Peer (P2P) is the foundation for Panarchy, and Open Source Everything is the method.  P2P includes one to many and many to one as well as ever-changing mixtures of grids of interest and influence.  Above all it is about the primacy of the individual over the institution.

As of 2 July 2012:


April 2012

  1. Bernard Lietaer and Stephen Belgin. New Money for a New World. 2012
  2. Law of the Ecological Commons David Bollier.
  3. Faith of the Faithless. Simon Critchley, How Politics is Rooted in the Spiritual
  4. Occupy World Street
  5. Raúl Zibechi. Dispersing Power: Social Movements as Anti-State Forces. AK Press, 2010.
  6. After the Future
  7. Sharing for Survival: Restoring the Climate, the Commons and Society. Feasta, 2012
  8. Networks Without a Cause, A Critique of Social Media. by Geert Lovink. Polity Press, 2012
  9. Doing Good Things Better. Brian Martin. Irene Publishing, 2011
  10. Future Learning Spaces
  11. Richard Sennett. Together: The Rituals, Pleasures, and Politics of Cooperation. Yale University Press, 2012.
  12. Foundations of a Love Economy
  13. Networked: The New Social Operating System
  14. The End of Leadership

May 2012

  1. Digital Public Domain
  2. Ethics for the Information Age (5th Edition)
  3. Abundance – The Future Is Better Than You Think
  4. Digital Vertigo
  5. Misunderstanding the Internet
  6. Open Source Intelligence in a Networked World. by Anthony Olcott
  7. The Neighborhood in the Internet: Design Research Projects in Community Informatics


  1. Cloud Time
  2. Green Governance, Human Rights, and the Commons

June 2012

  1. Towards Peer Production in Public Services
  2. Occupy This
  3. Case for Copyright Reform
  4. Money and Sustainability
  5. Life Changing
  6. Occupy Consciousness: Essays on the Global Insurrection. Evolver, 2012. [1]
  7. Interop: The Promise and Perils of Highly Interconnected Systems. Byh John Palfrey and Urs Gasser. Basic Books, 2012
  8. Promise of Regional Currencies
  9. Divine Right of Capital
  10. Zapotec Science
  11. Economic Democracy in the Network Century
  12. Redvolution, see also the excerpts

To Do:

  1. Open-Source Everything Manifesto
  2. Media Ecosystem
  3. Intention Economy, only: [2]
  4. The Organic Internet. May First / People Link. [3]
  5. Paul Mason’s “Why it’s Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions” (Verso)
  6. Energy and the Wealth of Nations
  7. Emergent Ownership Revolution
  8. Cooperative Transitions to a Steady-state Economy


  1. Carta de los Comunes – Not enought english material
  2. Getting Results from Crowds – Not enought material
  3. Theft Law in the Information Age – Not yet published
  4. From Goods to a Good Life – Not yet published

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