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  1. Dec 2023
      • for: futures - neo-Venetian crypto-networks, Global Chinese Commons, GCC, cosmolocal, coordiNation, somewheres, everywheres, nowheres, Global System One, Global System Two, Global System Three, contributory accounting, fourth sector, protocol cooperative, mutual coordination economics

      • summary

      • learned something new
        • I learned a number of new ideas from reading Michel's article. He gives a brief meta-history of our political-socio-economic system, using Peter Pogany's framework of Global System One, Two and Three and within this argues for why a marriage of blockchain systems and cosmolocal production systems could create a "fourth sector" for the transition to Global System Three.
        • He cites evidence of existing trends already pointing in this direction, drawing from his research in P2P Foundation
    1. If the Somewheres are the locally rooted people, and the Nowheres are digital nomads who have lost their connection to such local communities, then the Everywhere’s are those that are able to connect, and enrich the local through their connection with the global.
      • for: definition - somewheres - nowheres - everywheres
  2. Apr 2023
      • Michel Bauwens provides a summary and theoretical analysis of

        • the current stagnant, polarized and highly charged political environment, as well as
        • a proposed third commons-based option that could mitigate the problem.
      • In this analysis, he introduces new terminology to describe the three categories of salient actors:

        • somewheres
        • nowheres
        • everywheres