A broader political economy of care can make visible the interdependence and reciprocity that are fundamental parts of our social world.
COVID-19 gives us clear evidence that market fundamentalism is a failed economic strategy. Interpreting markets as an ideology or quasi-religious belief system, results in unmanageable and systemic economic risks.
The Commons is maturing politically, its methods and principles becoming more visible and its participants winning municipal elections in a variety of European cities. How did this happen, and what happens next? First, a look at our present political context, and then some observations on the birth and trajectory of this new wave of commons politics.
I want to speak today about a crisis that has gripped Europe, and the western democracies, over the last 30 years.
A new way to produce is emerging. By this I mean: a new way to produce anything and everything, whether it is software, food, or cities.