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About Vasilis Kostakis

Vasilis Kostakis is a Senior Research Fellow at Tallinn University of Technology, and a Research Affiliate at Harvard University. He is core member of the P2P Foundation and the founder of the P2P Lab.


Articles by Vasilis Kostakis

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Capital in the twenty-first century, and an alternative

We need a new paradigm, informed by the past, which can address most of the problems that capitalism has been creating, for the benefit of the many and of the environment.

Cooperativism in the digital era, or how to form a global counter-economy

Can we transform the renting economy of Uber and AirBnB into a genuine sharing one? Platform cooperatives must become open and commons-oriented.

From the communism of capital to capital for the commons

A paradox: the more “communist” the sharing license used in the digital commons (no restrictions on sharing), the more capitalist the practice (multinationals can use it for free).

A new post-capitalist ecosystem of value creation

How to build the world we want within the world we want to transcend.

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