capitalism on the back foot

  • The Pandemic as a Catalyst for Institutional Innovation
    by David Bollier on May 26, 2020 at 8:00 am

    The following essay is adapted from a talk given on May 5 at Radical May, a month-long series of events hosted by a consortium of fifty-plus book publishers, including my own publisher, New Society Publishers. My talk — streamed and later posted on YouTube here — builds on two previous blog posts. As the pandemic continues, it... Continue reading → The post The Pandemic as a Catalyst for Institutional Innovation appeared first on P2P […]

  • Awakening to an Ecology of the Commons
    by P2P Foundation on May 25, 2020 at 10:36 am

    What is the future of The Commons movement​? What are some of the pathways for a commons transition? How do we formulate an alternative political economy and livelihoods out of the ashes of neoliberalism and the covid-19 pandemic? ​And how do we understand ​all of​ this in ​the​ broader​ planetary context of the anthropocene​? ​Our... Continue reading → The post Awakening to an Ecology of the Commons appeared […]

    by stutteringsteps on June 1, 2020 at 6:46 pm

    The killing of yet another Afro-American citizen of the USA, George Floyd, on May 25th, has once again revealed that alongside the Covid-19 biological virus pandemic, there run much older intellectual viruses of prejudice. Intellectual as well as biological viruses … Continue reading →

    by stutteringsteps on May 29, 2020 at 8:32 pm

    To mask or not to mask? The surgical mask became one of the visible signals outside of China announcing the emergence of the virus we now know as Covid-19. As more countries recommend the wearing of these basic masks in … Continue reading →