The Potential for a New, Emerging Culture in the U.S. 2010 Report on the 2008 American Values Survey By Paul H. Ray, Ph.D. Research Director, Institute for the Emerging Wisdom Culture, Wisdom University
Proposed Next Steps for the emerging P2P and Commons networks I believe the time is there to start constructing the following three institutional coalitions: * The civic/political institution: The Alliance of the Commons * The economic institution: the P2P/Commons Globa-local « Phyle » * The political-economy institution: The Chamber of the Commons Read full post.
This article aims to be a summary of the very basic orientation that I propose for social change. I start from the classic division of human society in three basic aspects: civil society, the private sector, and the state. 1. The transformation of civil society
2012, trending again. The role of power relations in a p2p economy The #occupy movement, which is a surface manifestation of a deeper Multitude movement, is in fact a refutation of power. Not only of the “power in place”, i.e. big banks, governments, etc. but of what we call “instituted power”, the kind of power your boss has …
Top Ten P2P Trends of 2014 1. Reaching of the tipping point for (distributed) renewable energy 2. The rise of open cooperatives and ethical enterpreneurial coalitions 3. The emergence of cryptoledger applications and a crypto-currency for the commons 4. Cities and Countries of the Commons
Open Cooperativism for the P2P Age Our recommendations for the new era of open cooperativism are: 1. That coops need to be statutorily (internally) oriented towards the common good 2. That coops need to have governance models including all stakeholders
This bitcoin alternative is a threat to Wall Street Peer-to-peer loans imperil banks, and cryptocurrencies may finish the job EXTRACT Digital currencies circumvent the fees and roadblocks to access that come with traditional financial services. The possibilities, especially in the underdeveloped world, are enormous. As much as $9.6 trillion in assets locked out of the …