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43 Essential essays on the commons and Peer 2 Peer theory | Permanent Culture Now This list is from the great P2P foundation website, which has loads of great articles and information on Peer 2 Peer (P2P) theory. The p2p foundation has loads of interesting articles and is constantly update, a great resource to keep up with what is going on in the world of the commons and P2P theory.
Consumer Innovation as New Economic Pattern When he was finished, Mr.
Create More Value Than You Capture As alternative energy advocate Steve Baer once noted, the commons is often ignored in economic analysis. He used a humble analogy to name this "the clothesline paradox": When you put your clothes in the dryer, the energy you use is measured and counted, but when you hang them on the line, the energy "disappears" from the measured economy.
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Mass collaboration is the future of competitive advantage in business. The Dawning Age of Mass Collaboration
Would a co-operative approach impress Lord Sugar? Photograph: Jim Marks/BBC/PA Their contestants may promise to give 110% but a new study has found that the combative stereotyping of entrepreneurs as portrayed by TV programmes such as the Apprentice and Dragons' Den could be choking off much-needed economic growth and productivity in the UK. llaborative Entepreneurs create more jobs and profit, study shows | Guardian Social Enterprise Network
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A Bushelful of Art — Mixed Media More and more people are signing up for deliveries of fresh, local produce by buying shares in community-supported agriculture, or CSA, farms. A new brand of CSA is offering a different type of sustenance: fresh, local art. Christy DeSmith writes in American Craft (Oct.-Nov. 2011) about the community-supported art program pioneered in 2010 by two Minnesota organizations, Springboard for the Arts and mnartists.org. Shareholders pay $300 each to receive three deliveries of artworks through the spring and summer, with each delivery containing three works.
It's one of the first things we learn as kids: How to share. But this practice usually fades as we become adults. New Dream Community Action Kit
Community-Wealth.org: Wealth-Building Strategies for America's Communities
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The first day of the Land and Poverty Conference, as I approached the World Bank from H Street, I noticed several homeless people still sleeping on the benches outside. Have the experts finally figured out how to end poverty? | Work and Wealth
Category:Commons Economics This special section is dedicated to documenting a upcoming conference to be held in Berlin on May 22-24, 2014, on Commons-Oriented Economics .
community - a review of the theory Community. What is community and why should educators be concerned with it? We explore the development of theory around community, and the significance of boundaries, social networks and social norms – and why attention to social capital and communion may be important. contents: approaching the theory of community · community and boundary · community and network · community – norms and habits · social capital and community · communion and community · further reading · references · links · how to cite this article Since the late nineteenth century, ‘the use of the term community has remained to some extent associated with the hope and the wish of reviving once more the closer, warmer, more harmonious type of bonds between people vaguely attributed to past ages’ (Elias 1974, quoted by Hoggett 1997: 5).