A new model for grant funding – to finance the collaborative Commons
The conventional funding model, in which grant making bodies hand out six figure sums to qualifying organizations, is broken. AtRead more.
The self-reinforcing nature of cooperation and ethical business
Business as usual is unsustainable. Capitalism has legitimised the externalisation of various ‘costs’ to such an extent that it hasRead more.
Resonate is creating a Co-operative Privacy and Trust system for digital dignity across communities
Artists in every field want to collaborate with each other and with their own community-supporting audiences. But trusted collaboration withoutRead more.
Decent Gov Now
By definition our government should be decent. But it is not. Being decent requires ‘conforming with generally accepted standards ofRead more.
OPEN 2020 – Videos
We’ve now edited and uploaded all the videos from the main two days of OPEN 2020 – here they areRead more.
Bristol Pay – a possible future for local currencies
This webinar starts with a presentation of the history of the Bristol Pound and the learnings gained from running theRead more.
VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – Governance in collaborative projects
OPEN 2020 was run using an open source video tool, managed by a new platform co-op, meet.coop. But how shouldRead more.
Video: OPEN 2020 – Mutual credit deep dive
Although Mutual Credit has a strong pedigree, both theoretical and practical, it cannot be said to have ‘moved the needle’Read more.
VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – Cooperation will win
Watch the Introduction to day 2 and discussion with Esther Foreman from the The Social Change Agency. Esther and teamRead more.
VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – Mr Gee
At the end of Day 1 of OPEN 2020 – after 6 hours of focused discussion about co-creating the collaborativeRead more.
VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – Universal Basic Everything
During this session we hear from Iris Schönherr about the amazing Every One Every Day project they have been running in BarkingRead more.
VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – Coordination in decentralised networks
There are hundreds of thousands of groups and communities working on building a new economy, but no centralised control orRead more.
VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – Tools of collaboration
Every group, project or community needs digital tools to enable collaboration. But which tools should we choose? This is theRead more.
VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – Introducing mutual credit
What is mutual credit? How does it work? How can we enable local mutual credit networks and transition away fromRead more.
VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – The language of the commons
“Throughout history, problems have arisen when the language used to represent reality fails to meet the needs and aspirations ofRead more.
VIDEO: OPEN 2020 Introduction
OPEN 2020 is a collaborative online event for anyone that is interested in creating a world which places people andRead more.
Building the commons economy – Q&A with Enric Duran from Faircoin
In the run up to OPEN 2020 we interviewed Enric Duran, a founding member of the Catalan Integral Cooperative (CICRead more.