The initiative is called the Common Wallet, and through it our group wants to develop more radical forms of solidarity, kinship, trust, as well as a thorough questioning of and experimenting with different possible relationships to money.
Major European cities such as Amsterdam, Geneva and Brussels, have adopted the doughnut model to guide their green transitions.
John Thackara is one of the brilliant irregulars exploring how humankind can make the transition to a climate-friendly, relocalized, post-capitalist world.
Collectively developing our capacity to self-govern and develop place-based solidarity economy movements is among the most urgent matters of our time.
Mutual aid is a concept and practice that has come up many times in the stories we tell on The Response — so we thought it would be helpful to devote an entire episode to exploring what mutual aid is with someone who is deeply immersed in it on the ground.
As we embark upon this great transition that is already taking place, all efforts need to be focused on retiring the dying fossil fuel assets, what Vinay Gupta calls the ‘heroin of the economy’, while commoning the renewable and healthier assets being created in their stead.
By making visible the invisible in this way, we hope that in time, Hexitime will contribute to a workplace culture in which the gifting of time becomes ubiquitous.
Inside this brick storefront, something much more radical is brewing: a business model that could upend the traditional capitalistic business structure.
It is clear that degrowth neither represents a return to the stone age, nor can it fetishize technological solutions to the climate crisis.
Under the right conditions society, with all its structures and systems, can change as rapidly as the mercury in the thermometers is rising.
Free stores are exactly what they sound like: Physical places where people can donate items they no longer want and others can shop among these items and take what they want or need without paying cash for them.
This 15th edition of documenta (“documenta 15”) confirms that commoning is surging as a way to re-imagine the political economy of art-making.