David Bollier will give an overview of the latest thinking on the commons, based on his new book Free, Fair, and Alive: The Insurgent Power of the Commons, which presents a foundational re-thinking of the commons – the self-organized social system that humans have used for millennia to meet their needs. It offers a compelling vision of a future beyond the dead-end binary of capitalism versus socialism that has almost brought the world to its knees.

The talk will be followed by a Q&A and panel discussion with Phil Pope (Chair of Bristol Labour Campaign Forum), Susan Newman (People’s Assembly), Steve Hunt (Bristol Radical History Group) and Melissa Henry (Anthropocene Actions).

We will also be running the Bristol Radical History Group bookstall at this event.

 

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