Money as a Commons

Money is either a reward for past work, or (when issued through the device of credit) an advance secured in expectation of future work. From this viewpoint we can see money as an aspirational commons - a Common Pool Resource backed by our collective efforts, that with the right governance regime could be managed equitably and to mutual benefit. By Graham Barnes.

Convergence – Reimagining Cooperatives and the Commons

Cultivate, WeCreate Workspace and the P2P Foundation are delighted to host Open Everything, a series of events that will bring together cooperative advocates, community activists, and commons animators to share perspectives and ideas on the question,“How can a commons-based collaborative economy strengthen the resilience of our communities?”. From September 10th-14th in Dublin, Limerick and Cloughjordan. See for full details. …