Inspiration Feed 03.11


Basic income experiments, divesting from fossil fuel, wealth of the commons & more…

links selection  – 11.mar.15

We need to attack the morality of fossil fuel investment
by Brett Scott (

People would be far better off with lower monetary returns within a healthier environment to enjoy those returns in, than they are with higher monetary returns in a compromised, unstable world.”

Basic income works, a quick case study approach to debunking some basic income myths
by Chuck Tesla (

Basic income experiment in India shows “notable increase in the productivity and human capital”, despite misleaded beliefs “people will have no incentive to work and just watch Netflix and eat burritos”

None of the world’s top industries would be profitable if they paid for the natural capital they use
By David Roberts (

we are stealing the future, selling it in the present, and calling it GDP.”

FabLabs, Time Banks, and Other Hidden Treasures You Didn’t Know You Owned
By David Bollier (

Self-organized commons […] include such diverse endeavors as seed-sharing cooperatives in India, community gardening in major cities, open source software programming, D.I.Y. hackerspaces, FabLabs, scientific disciplines that publish their research in open-access journals, and local food initiatives such as community supported agriculture, Slow Food, and permaculture.”

* weekly inspiration illustration by Ilan Katin

Lenara Verle

Lenara Verle researches media art, collaboration and alternative currencies.

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