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  • Υπόμνημα Θέσεων – Αποξένωση Ακίνητης Ιδιοκτησίας της Δημοκρατίας

    Σήμερα Δευτέρα, 23 Οκτωβρίου 2017, η Κοινοβουλευτική Επιτροπή Εσωτερικών συζήτησε το νομοσχέδιο της κυβέρνησης με τίτλο «Ο περί Ακίνητης Ιδιοκτησίας (Διακατοχή, Εγγραφή και Εκτίμηση) (Τροποποιητικός) (Αρ. 6) Νόμος του 2014» (Αρ. Φακ.   Το νομοσχέδιο προνοεί την τροποποίηση του εδαφίου 4 του άρθρου 18 («Εξουσία Υπουργικού Συμβουλίου να ανταλλάσσει […]

  • Υπόμνημα Θέσεων – Τροποποίησεις στον περί Ακίνητης Ιδιοκτησίας & Δημιουργία Χώρων Ελλιμενισμού


  • Destroying the Commons: How the Magna Carta Became a Minor Carta

    Here, we put an excerpt from Noam Chomsky’s speech at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland in 2012, about the Magna Carta and the lesser known companion charter titled the ‘Charter of the Forest’ and how the current administration in the U.K. is straying from the ideals outlined in […]

  • How we ruined the oceans

    A feature article in the U.S. magazine ‘The Week‘ briefly discusses how collective ignorance is destroying our common heritage. How we ruined the oceans The Week Staff, February 14, 2015 Why are the oceans in trouble? They can no longer absorb the damage inflicted by the 7 billion people on Earth. […]

  • The Commons Connection

    Originally posted in the CommonsBlog by David Charles ; contribution twenty-fourth in a daily series of articles taken from Elevate #10. (I added a few links to the original post) For Silke Helfrich, editor of The Wealth of the Commons, the commons is both a ready replacement for capitalism and […]

  • Planet of the Oceans (Event in NYC)

    PLANET OF THE OCEANS Environment and Society on the Rest of the Planet – January 30-31 – NYC The ocean may be the ultimate commons. For those of us who live on land, the ocean seems like an endless horizon. It is both the edge of settled existence and a […]

  • The Wealth of the Commons

    A book on the commons, common for everyone to use and read online! For anyone and everyone who wishes to discover the possibilities of a society with its foundations on the idea of the commons. The commons are as varied as life itself, and yet everyone involved with them shares […]

  • The commons are making a comeback

    November 2, 2014 | In Aljazeera Opinion | by Nathan Schneider The commons is an old, simple idea but one that we have never needed so urgently. It’s whatever a community of people shares and manages together. A commons can be anything from a lake that has been fished for centuries to a […]

  • Feminism And the Politics of the Commons

    An article by Sylvia Federici on  the politics of the commons from a feminist perspective where “feminist” refers to a standpoint shaped by the struggle against sexual discrimination and over reproductive work, which is the rock upon which society is built and by which every model of social organization must be tested. […]

  • Protecting our shores is our right (Cyprus)

    Melissa Hekkers talks with Maria Hadjimichael for the Cyprus Weekly A draft bill under discussion in Parliament seeking to include the sea in the definition of the term ‘real estate’ so as to assist coastal developments, has prompted multiple concerns that go further than fears our public beaches and natural […]