Sent time:   Friday, November 11, 2011 6:26:34 AM
Subject:   SPAM-MED: Re: [september17discuss] An OWS Seminar on the Commons?

why should our starting point be how OWS committees deal with the Commons? 
shouldn't it be how entire neighborhoods and industries, and the working class as a whole, will create a Commons once we get rid of the banks and corporations and their state?

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From: Snafu <>
Subject: Re: [september17discuss] An OWS Seminar on the Commons?
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 23:52:57 -0500

So for instance, how is Empowerment & Education dealing with the question of the Commons? And Urban Planning? And Food or OSS? I would try to decentralize these questions as much as possible. And invite the speakers on the basis of our needs and with the clear goal in mind of drafting a document-- perhaps something along the lines the Charter for Innovation, Creativity, and Access to Knowledge drafted by the Free Culture Forum in Barcelona (