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‘Wealth of Networks’

Tracks the emerging information-sharing, open-source cooperative sectors of economies in the USA, Canada, Europe, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea and other countries. In this new sharing, cooperative economy, sectors are exchanging information, bartering and using new forms of currency in order to make their money stretch further. The Wealth of Networks balances the older competitive sectors based on money.

Relates to: Global Citizenship, Community Development Solutions, Beyond GDP, Partners/Links, EthicalMarkets.tv – The Money Fix and Money Innovation, Power of Yin, Articles by Hazel Henderson

Harmonic Humanity has a new idea…and it’s working

Harmonic Humanity has a new idea…and it’s working

By guest blogger Joseph Jacques www.harmonichumanity.org They stand in front of the grocery store and on highway entrances. They are our nation’s homeless population. Over the last twenty years, homelessness has increased significantly in the US. On any given night, approximately 750,000 men, women, and children are homeless, many of them [...]

Newly Announced Speakers at Sustainable Brands 2010 to Lead Conversations, Best Practice Review Using “The Power of And”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sasha Fedulow Cohn & Wolfe Office: 415.365.8552 [email protected] Industry’s Leading Conference Explores Complex Issues Requiring Collaboration and Creativity during 4th Annual Event June 7–10, 2010 at the Monterey (CA) Conference Center SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., February 17, 2010 – [...]

P2P Foundation – From Owning to Flowing and Free Cooperation vs. the Old Utopias

From Owning to Flowing Republished from Jean-Francois Noubel’s editorial on the underlying philosophy of the Metacurrency Project: “Our consumer society has built an ideology of accumulation. This is triggered by the scarce monetary system. Rather than sharing the stuff we need, we accumulate it in our basements, garages and backyards. [...]

P2P Foundation: From Owning to Flowing, Free Cooperation vs. the Old Utopias

From Owning to Flowing Republished from Jean-Francois Noubel’s editorial on the underlying philosophy of the Metacurrency Project: “Our consumer society has built an ideology of accumulation. This is triggered by the scarce monetary system. Rather than sharing the stuff we need, we accumulate it in our basements, garages and backyards. [...]

P2P Foundation

Some Insights on Peer Governance Peer projects do not operate in strict hierarchies of command and control, but rather in heterarchies; they operate “in a much looser which…allows for the existence of multiple teams of participants working simultaneously in a variety of possibly opposing directions” (Bruns, 2008, p. 26). According to Bruns [...]

Global Marshall Plan News 1/2010

Why we need a Marshall Plan for Haiti Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund Global Marshall Plan Network Meeting in Austria May 5 2010 Global Marshall Plan Supporting Students Students found organisation in Austria - Plant-for-the-Planet - Azerbaijan Children adopt "Stop Talking. Start [...]

P2P Foundation

This new book by my longtime friend Jeremy Rifkin (see him on our TV show on "THE FUTURE OF WORK" at www.EthicalMarkets.tv) is his magnum opus. On getting my review copy of his Empathetic Civilization, we chatted about his concepts of this rising consciousness among humans and compared it with my concepts of planetary awareness: in my dialogue [...]

Shareable magazine on the Rise of a Sharing Industry

One of the top trends for 2009, selected by Shareable magazine: (go to that original article for the links mentioned below) “This year saw the founding of services like Rentalic, Share Some Sugar, and Neighborgoods—all of which rely on the web and mobile technologies to facilitate neighborhood-level sharing. In 2009, the ridesharing [...]

P2P Foundation: Towards a global innovation commons against climate instability

We are enthusiastic about the huge potential of the GLOBAL INNOVATION COMMONS  and Dr. David Martin's initiative. - Ed David E. Martin, an intellectual property activist who works with many developing countries, argues that a great many green technologies are already in the public domain and ready to be developed. They just need to be [...]

Avaaz.org – Copenhagen: “The elephant is moving”

Dear friends, It's been a tough ending to an amazing week. In all-night negotiations, leaders have reached a weak agreement in Copenhagen that fails to set the emissions targets needed to prevent catastrophic global warming. The agreement was stronger on funding, but it was not binding, and set no urgent deadline to sign a real climate treaty. [...]

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