The following paper by Michel Bauwens and Vasilis Kostakis contemplates a potential transitional approach to a post-capitalist economy, which combines both Commons-oriented open peer production models with common ownership and governance models, such as those of the co-operatives and the solidarity economic models. Originally published by Triple C: Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society. Posted as part of Heathwood’s Global Voice project.

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Michel Bauwens

Michel Bauwens

Michel Bauwens (born 21 March 1958) is a Belgian Peer-to-Peer theorist and an active writer, researcher and conference speaker on the subject of technology, culture and business innovation. Michel Bauwens is a theorist in the emerging field of P2P theory and director and founder of the P2P Foundation, a global organization of researchers working in collaboration in the exploration of peer production, governance, and property. He has authored a number of essays, including his seminal thesis The Political Economy of Peer Production.
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