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Alternate Societies: A brief survey on intentional community in European history
A brief outline of the history of attempts in western society to create living arrangements which would complement, and in some cases further, efforts to become economically independent.
The Anarchist Collectives: Workers' Self-Management in the Spanish Revolution 1936-1939
Examines the experiments in workers' self-management, both urban and rural, which took place in Spain during the revolution and Civil War.
Building Economic Alternatives
Moffatt outlines many currently practiced methods of creating an alternative economy.
The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I: Economic Writings 1
Luxemburg, Rosa (Edited by Peter Hudis
This first volume in Rosa Luxemburg's Complete Works, entitled Economic Writings 1, contains some of Luxemburg's most important statements on the globalization of capital, wage labour, imperialism, an...
Diggers and Dreamers: The Guide to Communal Living
Coates, Chris; How, Jonathan; Jones, Lee; Morris, William; Wood, Andy (eds.)
The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical
Marx and Nature: A Red and Green Perspective
While recognizing that production is structured by historically developed relations among producers, Marx insists that production as a social and material process is shaped and constrained by natural ...
Marx's Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism
In contrast to the traditional view that Marx's work is restricted to a critique of capitalism – and that he consciously avoided any detailed conception of its alternative – this work shows that Marx ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 18, 2014: The Commons
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
From its beginnings, one of capitalism's prime imperatives has been an all-out and never-ceasing assault on the Commons in all its manifestations. Common land, common water, public ownership -- anythi...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 7, 2016: Depression and Joy
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
It's a difficult thing to measure, but there are strong reasons for believing that the number of people struggling with depression has increased significantly in recent decades. Despite the evidence t...
Que se vayan todos! Krise und Widerstand in Argentinien
A collection of essays studying noncapitalist collectivism.
The Question of the Commons: The Culture and Ecology of Communal Resources
McCay, Bonnie J ; Acheson, James M (Editors)
Securing communal land rights for Tanzania's Indigenous Peoples
Commuting between land rights negotiations in the city and herding goats on the plains, Edward Loure is at once a traditional Maasai and a modern urbanite. That ability to straddle the two very differ...
Strange Cults and Utopias of 19th Century America: Original title: History of American Socialisms
Noyes, John Humphrey
Histories of communal experiments and communities in the United States.
Voyages To Utopia: From Monastery to Commune - The Search for the Perfect Society in Modern Times
The story of William McCord's exploration of utopian communities, both in person and through literature.
Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
Since 1972, Communities has been the primary resource for information, issues, and ideas about intentional communities in North America - from urban co-ops to cohousing groups to ecovillages to rural ...
Connexions Archive & Library
The Connexions Archive & Library is Toronto-based project dedicated to keeping alive the rich history of grassroots movements for social justice. Connexions preserves 'alternative' histories that r...