Networks, news and comment

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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Networks and is for news and comment in that global or international context.


  • We’re delighted to discover Cape Town’s CANs movement - “community action networks” that have been keeping a city together, under Covid, Feb 19 [1] ...South Africa

2020[edit | edit source]

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Coronavirus is compelling the rise of the "emergency" or "urgency" commons—free, vital and fun stuff, provided cosmo-locally [2] Mar 17 / Category:Corona Solidarity Initiatives wiki.p2pfoundation.net

Citizens are acting to make networks of all kinds - humans plus tech - in response to the Coronavirus. Here's a few [3] Mar 14 / Coronavirus Tech Handbook

2019[edit | edit source]

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The first year of XR is coming up. So if we need a “rapid transition” to the next stage, what can we all learn from them? [4] Oct 23

Capturing and Surfing the Wave. [5] Jun 2 ...Networks UK

How do we build new systems to create the future we want and change the systems that are taking us… by @jhagel. [6] Jan 17

2018[edit | edit source]

Plastic Free Towns, a movement aiming to reduce single-use plastics in the UK [7] Nov 26

It’s time to talk about We, Oct 22 [8] / A response

A report from #CTRLshift2018, Apr 5, Rob Hopkins [9] ...Networks UK

2017[edit | edit source]

How to Run Collaborative Projects That Don't Fall Prey to Bureaucracy, Jul 20 [10]

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A story across Transition borders, How the “green” and the “marginalized” can become allies, Jul 15 [11] ...Hungary

"Building 21ST century community", Jun 19 [12]

Growth hacking for NGOs: Building movements with volunteers, Apr 6 [13]

Sixteen Big Ideas to change the world and create a better future, Mar 17 [14]

2016[edit | edit source]

“Local and regional community resilience building is going global” by @DrDCWahl, date not found [15]

From Oil Age to Soil Age, Nov 21 [16]

DIY networking: the path to a more democratic internet, November 8 [17] see also Spain, Greece

“Open Enspiral: Lessons from a Participatory Network”, Oct 12 [18]

The unstoppable rise of 'Demain'. February 4 [19]

How to stop competing and start building community, Charlotte Millar, January 22 [20] To get the most out of a community, you need a shared strategy, a space to grow, and to practice liberation.

2015[edit | edit source]

‘Crowdtiming’ para la movilización ciudadana, December 23 [21]

“Beyond POC21: From a Moment to a Movement” by @DerekRazo, November 29 [22]

The Transition Story: Time to stop talking about climate change? November 2 [23]

The Network Approach to Social Change, Nell Edgington, October 15 [24]

2009[edit | edit source]

Rethinking networks as passionate human clouds, David Wilcox, December 21 [25]

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