How to Render the p2p/sharing Economy More Autonomous
While the commons is growing; it is not yet possible for many to obtain sustainable livelihoods outside the political economy of capitalism. However, at the P2P Foundation we believe that it is possible to ‘hack the system’; through the use of the peer production licenses; the creation of community-centric business entities by the commoners themselves (phyles) and by organizing these emerging commons-friendly networks around practices of open accounting, open supply chains; and the use of distributed factors of production. This new micro-economy points to a re-organized macro-level with a transformed civil society and ethical economy. What are the political requirements for such a transformation to occur?