Creative & Intentional communities
P2P networks, Webring, GNU, Creative Commons, Free Source, Open Source, Self Organizing,
Below is an excerpt from an excellent report about Self Organizing Communities, please click on the link and read the entire report.
Real Communities are Self-organizing
John Michael Greer, Sharon Astyk and Rob Hopkins have made some interesting points on the topic of community, and I wish to join the fray. In all of my experience, communities — of people and animals — form instantaneously and rather effortlessly, based on a commonality of interests and needs. What takes a lot of work is not organizing communities, but preventing them from organizing — through the use of truncheons and tear gas, or evictions and mass imprisonment, or, more recently, more subtle and ultimately more successful techniques of the consumerist political economy. –resilience.org
Local Communities Dismantling Corporate Rule, part 1
Posted 12 Feb 2014
“We The People” are exercising the authority to govern ourselves and dismantle corporate rule.