#UNRIG VIDEO (36:01) Michel Bauwens on Peer to Peer, Open Source Economy, the Commons & Web 3.0

Michel Bauwens, founder of Peer to Peer and author of the pioneering publication Peer to Peer Rationality, speaks with Robert David Steele, author of The Open Source Everything Manifesto about the emergence of a new world order in which every person is a sovereign individual and has voice and vote over every issue from local …

Michel Bauwens: A New Post-Capitalist Ecosystem of Value Creation

A new post-capitalist ecosystem of value creation How to build the world we want within the world we want to transcend. The peer-to-peer capacity to relate to each other over the Internet entails the emergence of what Yochai Benkler in the The Wealth of Networks called ‘commons-based peer production’ (CBPP). CBPP is a new pathway …

Michel Bauwens: Transition Proposals Towards a Commons-Oriented Economy and Society

Transition Proposals Towards a Commons-Oriented Economy and Society In the context of the Ecuadorian transition project towards a open commons-based knowledge society, see Floksociety.org, and to complement the prior analysis of three competing economic models in the age of peer production, I have formulated some transition proposals, on how to get from Phase 2, emerging …

Michel Bauwens: Non-Capitalist (Peer to Peer) Techno-Utopianism

Michel Bauwens — Other Non-Capitalist Techno-Utopianisms Part 5 of Kevin Carson’s Techno-Utopianism, Counterfeit and Real One of the most useful non-Marxist schools is the post-capitalist model of commons-based peer production, which inclues that of Michel Bauwens of the Foundation for Peer-to-Peer Alternatives. Late capitalism, Bauwens writes (with Franco Iacomella), is beset by two main structural irrationalities: artificial abundance and …

Michel Bauwens: P2P, the Commons, and Civil Renewal

Video Interview in Eleven Parts 01 – genesis of the P2P Foundation 02 – what are the commons? 03 – Old Vs New 04 – constitutionalism from below 05 – civil renewal 06 – why can’t we work together? 07 – democratization of culture & education 08 – Us and them vs mutualization 09 – …