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 July 25, 2020 at 10:53 am

    Sectarianism. There has long been a phenomenon within struggles for unity against ruling elites which is the intellectual equivalent of cancer in the human body. It attacks individual units of struggle and breaks down internal group solidarity. The phenomenon is … Continue reading →

    by stutteringsteps on July 19, 2020 at 9:52 am

    Victims and perpetrators. Recent media references to catching the virus have been more often than not couched in terms of, ‘it hasn’t gone yet’; ‘it’s not over’; ‘it is still there’! Its as if they imagine Covid-19 was actively seeking … Continue reading →