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VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – Coordination in decentralised networks

VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – Coordination in decentralised networks

June 22, 2020 from The Open Co-op (Co-op, LLP, network, Social Enterprise) (Co-op, WOOF)
There are hundreds of thousands of groups and communities working on building a new economy, but no centralised control or coordination system – after all, that’s the whole point of a decentralised network, there shouldn’t be any central ‘nodes’! But because our projects are decentralised ...
OPEN 2020, Video
VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – Tools of collaboration

VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – Tools of collaboration

June 20, 2020 from The Open Co-op (Co-op, LLP, network, Social Enterprise) (Co-op, WOOF)
Every group, project or community needs digital tools to enable collaboration. But which tools should we choose? This is the first of two sessions looking at common infrastructure for the communities and organisations that are building the new economy. See also the slides and speaker notes for Secto...
OPEN 2020, Video
From Our Instagram Feed: Om Mani Padme Hum…!

From Our Instagram Feed: Om Mani Padme Hum…!

June 20, 2020 from Kshanti - Les Gavatxes (community) (Ecoxarxa Garrotxa, FairCoop, NuMundo)
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VIDEO – OPEN 2020: Introducing mutual credit

VIDEO – OPEN 2020: Introducing mutual credit

June 20, 2020 from The Open Co-op (Co-op, LLP, network, Social Enterprise) (Co-op, WOOF)
What is mutual credit? How does it work? How can we enable local mutual credit networks and transition away from the present ‘debt based’ economy and start trading within networks of trust? This introductory session on mutual credit features Giuseppe Littera, co-founder of Sardex, one of the mos...
OPEN 2020, Video
From Our Instagram Feed: Hola hortensia!

From Our Instagram Feed: Hola hortensia!

June 19, 2020 from Kshanti - Les Gavatxes (community) (Ecoxarxa Garrotxa, FairCoop, NuMundo)
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You can now send us a WhatsApp!

You can now send us a WhatsApp!

June 19, 2020 from Kshanti - Les Gavatxes (community) (Ecoxarxa Garrotxa, FairCoop, NuMundo)
You can use the number at the top right of this page now to phone us, and also to send us a message or call via WhatsApp. Or click here: https://wa.link/4o1hna Or scan this QR code:...
contact, News, whatsapp
VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – The language of the commons

VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – The language of the commons

June 19, 2020 from The Open Co-op (Co-op, LLP, network, Social Enterprise) (Co-op, WOOF)
“Throughout history, problems have arisen when the language used to represent reality fails to meet the needs and aspirations of people.” David Bollier & Silke Helfrich – Free, Fair and Alive Words, terms and categories of thought isolate and emphasise certain points of view. They dete...
OPEN 2020, Video
Bristol’s Coronavirus Community

Bristol’s Coronavirus Community

June 17, 2020 from Bristol Pound (CIC)
As retailers begin to reopen and queues of shoppers form once again around the country, this week marks the beginning of the end of England’s economic […]...
Individual Blog, Uncategorized
From Our Instagram Feed: Ilusionad@s de hacer otro retiro con @akaljoti_yoga. Más detalles en nuestra web en breve.

From Our Instagram Feed: Ilusionad@s de hacer otro retiro con @akaljoti_yoga. Más detalles en nuestra web en breve.

June 17, 2020 from Kshanti - Les Gavatxes (community) (Ecoxarxa Garrotxa, FairCoop, NuMundo)
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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

June 13, 2020 from Foundation for Intentional Community (alliance, network, non-profit) (Federation of Egalitarian Communities, Global Ecovillage Network, New Economy Coalition)
We at FIC are grieved and outraged by the recent police killing of George Floyd, one incident in an ongoing pattern of police abuse towards black people and people of color across the United States. We stand in solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter and the groundswell of peaceful protests around the w...
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[Test] Land, co-op, currency: can they go together?

[Test] Land, co-op, currency: can they go together?

June 11, 2020 from [Test] Cortes Community Currency Co-op (Co-op, community, network) (Community Currency Alliance, Cortes Island)
Co-ops are a key form of collective ownership, community land is a basis of shared prosperity, and local currencies — when they work — free us from the tyranny of debt-based money. What happens when you combine all three?...
co-op, community land, complementary currency, currency, testing, Uncategorized
Building an Ecosystem of Open Referral Solutions

Building an Ecosystem of Open Referral Solutions

May 4, 2020 from Sarapis (nonprofit)
Our team at Sarapis has done a lot of work with and for Open Referral including helping with general project IT needs, developing the Open Referral Airtable Template and the open source ORServices application to help meet the needs of people who wanted to use Open Referral but didn’t have the reso...
Emergency Management, open referral, Work
Cortes Investment Co-op

Cortes Investment Co-op

May 3, 2020 from Cortes Community Economic Development Association (non-profit) (Canadian Community Economic Development Network)
Community Investment Co-op Working Group We're moving ahead with setting up a Community Investment Co-op for Cortes. This is a well-tested model that provides a mechanism […]...
News
Results of the Bristol Pound impact survey

Results of the Bristol Pound impact survey

April 28, 2020 from Bristol Pound (CIC)
Many of you will remember being asked (/pestered) to participate in some research towards the end of summer last year. We are really excited to share […]...
Bristol Pound News, Business Blog, Individual Blog, Thought Pieces
Financial relief support calls, starting tomorrow!

Financial relief support calls, starting tomorrow!

April 20, 2020 from Cortes Community Economic Development Association (non-profit) (Canadian Community Economic Development Network)
Financial relief support calls, starting tomorrow! To help local businesses and organizations survive the pandemic-induced economic crisis, CCEDA is hosting a series of calls with experts […]...
Events
Surveys, Surveys, Surveys!

Surveys, Surveys, Surveys!

April 18, 2020 from Cortes Community Economic Development Association (non-profit) (Canadian Community Economic Development Network)
Surveys, Surveys, Surveys! With the rate of information transfer on the island’s face-to-face grapevine slowed to a crawl, we’re turning to online surveys. At the moment […]...
News
Entrepreneurship and business planning training

Entrepreneurship and business planning training

April 17, 2020 from Cortes Community Economic Development Association (non-profit) (Canadian Community Economic Development Network)
Entrepreneurship and business planning training coming up in May One of our objectives is to help Cortes islanders access the resources, training, and funding to turn […]...
Events
Delivering Open Referral Solutions with Airtable

Delivering Open Referral Solutions with Airtable

April 13, 2020 from Sarapis (nonprofit)
In 2018, with a small grant provided by the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems to the Sahana Software Foundation, Sarapis developed an Airtable template of a community resource database using Open Referral’s Human Services Data Specification (HSDS). This project ...
Airtable, data standards, Emergency Management, open referral, Work
Mapping the world’s mutual credit networks

Mapping the world’s mutual credit networks

April 11, 2020 from Open Credit Network (Co-op, community, economy) (Co-op)
The ultimate aim of the Open Credit Network is to network together all the mutual credit networks around the world, to create what we call a “global credit commons”. The idea being that, whilst people are encouraged to trade locally whenever possible, they will also be able to trade nationally, ...
Mutual credit, Promoted
Flat Earth Money

Flat Earth Money

April 10, 2020 from Open Credit Network (Co-op, community, economy) (Co-op)
Questioning the money system today is like questioning that the Earth was flat centuries ago when it was a widely established "fact". The common view of money is that it is a scarce thing controlled and manipulated by banks and the governments that sanction them. We have been conditioned to believe ...
Mutual credit, Promoted, Systemic change
Bristol Pound CIC announces new partnership with Payji Ltd

Bristol Pound CIC announces new partnership with Payji Ltd

April 9, 2020 from Bristol Pound (CIC)
  Bristol Pound is happy to announce it has entered into partnership with e-wallet provider Payji Ltd.   The partnership paves the way for the development […]...
Bristol Pound News, Business Blog, Individual Blog, Uncategorized
2020 School of Data Presentation: How to build a database “with not for”

2020 School of Data Presentation: How to build a database “with not for”

April 6, 2020 from Sarapis (nonprofit)
At the School of Data conference on March 7th, 2020, Sarapis founder Devin Balkind hosted an hour long session about “how to build databases ‘with not for'” customers. A description of the presentation and embed of the presentation gives is below: The “build with not for̶...
Airtable, NYC, Open Government, Perspective
Fifty Shades of Community

Fifty Shades of Community

April 5, 2020 from Foundation for Intentional Community (alliance, network, non-profit) (Federation of Egalitarian Communities, Global Ecovillage Network, New Economy Coalition)
What’s the difference between a cult and a community? How, when seeking community, can you avoid hooking up with a cult?  I can’t answer these questions with certainty or authority—but I can offer some relevant insights, drawn in part from my involvement, over the past twenty years, with ...
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The commons economy needs YOU

The commons economy needs YOU

March 30, 2020 from Open Credit Network (Co-op, community, economy) (Co-op)
It’s clear now: Covid19 is driving us into another economic recession - where small businesses will struggle for cash flow and some won't survive. But rather than working on bail-outs and sticking plasters to try to fix the present, extractive, capitalist economy - which is so clearly the problem ...
cooperative, Covid-19, Mutual credit, open source, Progress reports, Promoted, Software
Thank you Clearly Canadian

Thank you Clearly Canadian

March 30, 2020 from Foundation for Intentional Community (alliance, network, non-profit) (Federation of Egalitarian Communities, Global Ecovillage Network, New Economy Coalition)
Clearly Canadian answered the call! Thanks to our new Communities Directory Sustainer we have been able to start shifting our website to a more reliable server, ensuring that community seekers can continue to access our online Communities Directory for much needed connection and inspiration. Thank y...
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Nora Bateson: Warm Data Labs, the Power of Context, and Why We Should Be Careful With Collective Intelligence

Nora Bateson: Warm Data Labs, the Power of Context, and Why We Should Be Careful With Collective Intelligence

March 22, 2020 from Collective Intelligence Network (Co-op, network) (art of hosting, sociocracy)
This podcast is a conversation with author, film-maker, and complex systems practitioner Nora Bateson. The most recent generation in a distinguished lineage of complexity pioneers, Nora has created a disarmingly uncomplicated process for allowing complexity to be experienced first-hand, human-to-hum...
Complexity, Interviews, Podcasts, Systems, Warm Data
Mutual credit is a solution to the COVID-19 economic crisis

Mutual credit is a solution to the COVID-19 economic crisis

March 20, 2020 from Open Credit Network (Co-op, community, economy) (Co-op)
The COVID-19 health crisis is creating an ECONOMIC CRISIS. Soon, MONEY WILL BECOME EXTREMELY SCARCE. But we will still have needs - and plenty of capacity. We can't let a money crisis prevent capacity from serving needs. MUTUAL CREDIT is one solution - to empower LOCAL COMMUNITIES. By enabling PEOPL...
Covid-19, Mutual credit, Promoted, Systemic change
COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

March 17, 2020 from Foundation for Intentional Community (alliance, network, non-profit) (Federation of Egalitarian Communities, Global Ecovillage Network, New Economy Coalition)
Here you will find COVID-19 resources submitted to us by intentional communities across the US, including examples of Community Safety Protocols. Please use the information to stay healthy and keep your community safe. We’ll keep updating this page regularly during the coming weeks. Got a...
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Supplier of the Week #5 – Wild Grove

Supplier of the Week #5 – Wild Grove

March 13, 2020 from Bristol Pound (CIC)
Supplier of the Week – Where we celebrate the independent wholesale businesses of the Bristol Pound community. This week’s featured supplier is Wild Grove, a company […]...
Business Blog, Businesses, Individual Blog, Uncategorized
Hello world!

Hello world!

June 20, 2019 from The London Network Of Progressive Hackers (alliance, Co-op, network, school)
Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!...
Uncategorized