Direct Democracy

coverDirect Democracy: Popular self-management beyond hierarchy

By Yavor Tarinski

Pages: 32

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Opposing oppression and exploitation without proposing alternative political system leaves the ruling system intact. The system acts, the opposition reacts. Those who struggle against evils of a political system but do not offer an alternative to that system are politically impotent. [1]

Aki Orr

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The Commons as Paradigm beyond State and Market

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The Commons as Paradigm beyond State and Market

By Yavor Tarinski

Pages: 22

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People called commons those parts of the environment for which customary law exacted specific forms of community respect.  People called commons that part of the environment which lay beyond their own thresholds and outside of their own possessions, to which, however, they had recognized claims of usage, not to produce commodities but to provide for the subsistence of their households. 

                                                                                  Ivan Illich [1]

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