Opening up (Open Source and the commons)

Opening Up Francis McKee In November 2003, Wired magazine published an article on the rise of the open source movement, claiming that. “We are at a convergent moment, when a philosophy, a strategy, and a technology have aligned to unleash great innovation.” Open source ideology has now moved beyond the coding and programming to inform more »

The case of North Kelvin Meadows and The Glasgow Effect

North Kelvin Meadows Think about it. Is there another campaign at present in the city that has used its assets, common sense, media, resources and everything else to the best of their ability? Can you think of another campaign that has as good a prospect of winning, if given the right support? A project that more »

Looting the Commons

Looting the Commons An interview with Michael Perelman By Pierre Loiselle (znet) Issues around intellectual property rights have spurred a lot of absurd scenarios with a plethora of bizarre claims and litigations in the courts. Furthermore, we are seeing how the U.S.-imposed patent system is assaulting the lives of people the world over. Michael Perelman more »

City Strolls

ARCHIVE  | Radical Imagination 2017  | Vimeo | You Tube Start of some videos talking about power structures with an emphasis on “people power” in building self determined communities The Murder of Fred Hampton Black Panther Fred Hampton (August 30, 1948 – December 4, 1969) was an American activist and revolutionary, chairman of the Illinois more »