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OPEN 2018 Videos – Workshop Space sessions

DAY 1 The workshop space at OPEN 2018 featured a range of session covering many different projects and approaches to building a more collaborative, cooperative future. We’d like to extend a big thank you to everyone who contributed and especially Simon Borkin and Alice Casey for facilitating the discussions. If you’re interested in finding out …

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OPEN 2018 – Join us to learn about…

At OPEN 2018, one of the in-depth breakout workshops where we dig into the practicalities, will feature co-op experts explaining how to set up a co-op, how to run a successful co-op, how to convert existing businesses to co-ops and how to raise funds for co-ops… join us at OPEN 2018 to learn more.

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“Find the others…” at OPEN:2018

Trebor Scholz speaks at OPEN 2017 about the new role for co-ops, unions and tech within the burgeoning cooperative economy. Join us for OPEN 2018 in London in July and “find the others” that are part of this growing movement.

“What happened to the future?” video from NY conference

This superb discussion about Platform Co-ops entitled “What happened to the future?” was the plenary at the recent event “The People’s Disruption” at the New School in New York on the 10th of November 2017. The panel session features an introduction from Camille Kerr (Associate Director at The ICA Group) and is moderated by Douglas …

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OPEN 2017: Platform Co-ops

Watch the videos from OPEN 2017 – The two day conference on Platform Co-ops, organised by The Open Co-op on the 16 – 17 February 2017. OPEN 2017 – Introduction Oliver Sylvester-Bradley introduces the OPEN 2017 – Platform Co-ops conference, highlighting global temperature rise and increasing inequality as issues our failing political institutions are not …

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John McDonnell on enabling mass participation to create a democratic economy

In this mini video the Rt Hon John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, speaks about Labour’s thoughts on enabling mass participation to create a democratic economy. We’ve never hear an UK MP speak so candidly about utilising online tools to enable mass participation in the democratic process and are very excited about what …

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PLANET – An open source operating system for a collaborative, sustainable economy

The following post presents a vision of an open source operating system, which we at The Open Co-op believe would help create a collaborative, sustainable economy. See the video at the end of this post for an introduction to the concepts and ideas behind PLANET. PLANET is not actually a software project, it is a …

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Open Value Networks

Open Value Networks are very similar to Bettermeans’ Open Enterprise ideas and variously described as “people creating value together, by contributing work, money and goods, and sharing the income”  a “framework for many-to-many innovation” and a “model for commons-based peer production”.   The idea is probably most clearly outlined by  Sensorica‘s  Tiberus Brastaviceanu in his TEDxMontreal talk above. …

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