This group is a set of people from around the world interested in working toward creation of a new organization based on pursuit of participatory economics, kinship, culture, politics - participatory society.
Some folks are already creating local organizations where they live - for example, in various cities in the U.S. and UK, Canada, South Africa, Finland, Turkey, and others.
Other folks would like to discuss the ideas and plans, help refine them, and then start their own efforts, where they live.
The aim inside the group - in the online engagement - is discussion, exploration, debate, etc. BUT - all with the purpose of application in real world organizing.
The Is this Group for You? content box in the middle column offfers more information. So too does the IOPS Definition section of the menu immediately above.
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I’d like to thank readers for their inspiring birthday messages and reassuring responses to my editorial “The Greatest Revolution Since Gutenberg?” in which I wrote about the various predictions regarding the future of print media. I offered some ...
elcome to Hotel Satire, where gals come to learn their true purpose on
this earth, i.e., to service men. Take sports. Gals still seem to think
that they are entitled to engage in athletic endeavors in stadiums and
The authors combine and transcend various theories of history (marxism, anarchism, feminism, and nationalism) to develop an alternative conceptual framework, complementary holism. Applying this framework to questions of economics, politics, gender...
Lydia Sargent is co-founder and editor of Z Magazine. She is a writer, author, playwright, and ac... more
Lydia Sargent is co-founder and editor of Z Magazine. She is a writer, author, playwright, and actor. She was a founder and original member of the South End Press Collective. She organizes the Z Media Institute every year as well as teaching classes there.