[P2P-F] labour power as a common pool resource
michel at p2pfoundation.net
Sat Jun 18 18:53:43 CEST 2016
On Sat, Jun 18, 2016 at 11:36 PM, Tom Walker <lumpoflabor at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, Michel. Briefly, a few years ago I wrote a piece called "Time on the
> Ledger" that sketches the rudiments of a social accounting framework that
> could be used by a labour commons unionism. It's posted on Scribd:
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 4:41 PM, Michel Bauwens <michel at p2pfoundation.net>
>> Could you be very specific about this Tom,
>> I work with post-corporate entrepreneurial coalitions and labour mutuals
>> , and it would be of interest to me if you could explain the practicalities
>> of how this would work ?
>> have you looked into contributive accounting systems like Sensorica's
>> how does that relate to your ideas,
>> for example:
>> CheckFrom: Tom Walker <lumpoflabor at gmail.com>
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>> Radical leisure, less work, more commoning (Eva Swidler)
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>> I hope this article sparks the conversation that needs to take place. It
>> certainly raises the issues that need to be addressed.
>> In my view, the next step in thinking about labour, leisure and the
>> is to conceptualize labour power as a common pool resource. Unions have
>> traditionally bargained for collective terms for individualized work
>> contracts, which reinforces the selling time for money paradigm. "A fair
>> day's work for a fair day's wage." Treating labour power as a common pool
>> resource, however, would require the development of an entirely different,
>> social accounting framework in which collective interests of security and
>> community -- commonalty, to use the Luddites' term -- are prioritized.
>> written a few things on labour power as a common pool resource and Paul
>> Burkett discussed the concept in Marx and Nature.
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> Tom Walker (Sandwichman)
Check out the Commons Transition Plan here at: http://commonstransition.org
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