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Commoning
Here we present the commitment of commoning that underlies meet.coop, and specifically the practice of stewarding that constitutes a commons.
Updated: 19jul2021
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xxx Here we describe the commitment of commoning that underlies meet.coop, and specifically the practice of stewarding that constitutes a commons. Commoning is a transformational politics of dual power, and a radical mode of provisioning means of subsistence and wellbeing in the coop-commons economy.
xxx Ostrom. Bollier & Helfrich. A system of means isn’t a commons until it’s stewarded. Otherwise, it’s merely an unregulated common pool. ¿Stewarding of digital spaces? Science-like conceptualising (object-relationship: Ostrom) and participant-organiser conceptualising (pattern-language collective-chorus relationship: B&H)
See also: Protocols vs rules
xxx Free, fair and alive : pattern language of commoning
  • Provisioning - Provisioning through commons . Curating, making, cultivating, nurturing. Three kinds of spaces: platform spaces, media spaces, venue spaces. The operational weave of material means, the §1 material landscape of digital commons provisioning, ¿2 operational work.
  • Enjoying - The social life of commoning. Mobilising, inhabiting, appreciating and celebrating, weaving-with, animating, valuing, recognising and acknowledging. The mundane, everyday navigating and charting of structures of commons feeling, the §3 aesthetic landscape of commoning, ¿1 care work. Associating, collaborating, mutualising, re-using and re-purposing.
  • Stewarding - Peer governance through commoning. Steering and visioning, defending and regulating, conserving and evolving, membership and privileges. Allocating, disciplining, visioning needs and means, reviewing practice, framing practice. Agreements and forms of organisation, framing of languages and genres, communications and the ‘dance of knowing and capability’, the §2 cultural landscape of commoning, ¿3 formaciòn work.
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