Struggles in Common – May 18th 11am – 5pm What is the political significance of the commons today? 18/05/2013 11.00-17.00 DIT, Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1 A day of talks and discussions with acclaimed historian Peter Linebaugh, author of The Magna Carta Manifesto Programme 11am – Introduction 11.15am -12.45pm- ‘The Commons and the City’ Keynote address […]
Seoidín O’Sullivan, who will be participating in our Struggles in Common event on May 18th, was involved in the initial trespassed Dolphins Barn Garden (2005) on the canal and was involved in initiating the SCR garden (2006- present) . She will be speaking about the projects relationship to commoning. Alongside this she will talk about […]
The Free Association, who will be taking part in our Struggles in Common event on May 18th, will also launch their book Moments of Excess on the 17th. Thanks a mill to Paul Bowman for putting this together.
What is the political significance of the commons today? 18/05/2013 11.00-17.00 DIT, Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1 A day of talks and discussions with acclaimed historian Peter Linebaugh, author of The Magna Carta Manifesto Across Europe, the dominant response to the financial crisis has been an attack on social life. National governments have adopted policies of severe […]
Yesterday, March 18th, saw a number of international actions take place in support of the Plataforma de Afectados por la Hipoteca (PAH, Mortgage Holders Platform) and their People’s Legislative Initiative. Protests at Spanish embassies were organised in Lisbon, London, Berlin and elsewhere. The PAH was set up in 2010 by families in danger of eviction due to mortgage […]
In October/November 2012 we held a series of talks on contemporary capitalism. Craig Cox recently developed the series for broadcast on Near FM and you can now listen to all four podcasts of the talks here. Below you can find further information about the series Contemporary Capitalism Seminar Series, October/November 2012 We live in a […]
As part of a collaboration with Kairos, we have translated this video interview with Gigi Roggero. Gigi’s analysis is particularly interesting because it approaches the question of debt and default from a political (rather than economistic) point of view, conceptualizing default as a form of class conflict. In this video he sets out the task […]