A case like this is rare, and it comes at a critical time as our cultural commons stagnates when it could be expanding massively. New technologies have the potential to allow unhindered access to most of the world's cultural works at the click of a button.
One of the most important points the pamphlet addresses has to do with Barcelona en Comu's decision to engage in municipal electoral politics in the first place — a focus that other activists might criticize as overly narrow.
If you are involved in a community garden, we invite you to share your photos and stories about your experiences with us. Reach out to us on Twitter using the hashtag #gardensforchange, on Facebook, or via email: info [at] shareable [dot] net.
LabGov talked to Ponce, of the Dutch Ministry of Interior and Kingdom Relations, about the future of European cities and their inhabitants, and about the role the European Union can play in promoting urban development and social justice.
Sometimes the best ideas are beautifully simple. Little Free Pantries offer an easy way to share food with neighbors using something akin to a large mailbox installed street side as an exchange point.
Global Social Economy Forum More than 2,000 participants from every continent will be converging in Québec’s metropolis to discuss and work on the central theme of the Global Social Economy Forum — collaboration between local governments and the social and solidarity economy actors for the development of cities.
North American Permaculture Convergence This convergence will bring together people from across North America for a dynamic, engaging, and celebratory gathering designed to build a powerful movement for community resilience. Shareable's Tom Llewellyn will be speaking about how people around the world are working with their communities and local politicians to institutionalize sharing. We hope to see you there!
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