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Seventh Letter to My Friends by Silo

This is a collection of ten open letters expressing Silo’s sociopolitical philosophy in a form that is both a critique and a proposal for change — it has provoked a wide spectrum of sometimes conflicting opinions. You can download the full book of letters (PDF) Destructive Chaos or Revolution Of What Revolution Are We Speaking?…

Silo’s Photos Archive

We are looking for photos of the various events which was attended by Silo (conferences, meetings, workshops, seminars…) so we can insert them into Silo’s archive. We have published a list of the events with the relative photos. If someone has new photos (either relative to existing events or relative to new events), please send…

2014 Pressenza’s Annual Campaign

We are beginning a new year, putting into focus those activities which move us towards the world, giving renewed strength to our intentions. The year 2013 that recently came to an end allowed us to develop our news agency so that today we find ourselves with greater understanding of our website and increasing stability. We…

The 2013 Global Media Forum in summary: Citizens as key drivers of change

If you missed any of the interesting panel discussions, workshops or speeches that took place at the 2013 Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum, “The Future of Growth – Economic Values and the Media”, you can now read through the recently published conference documentation, which summarizes most of the events. http://nl.dw.de/HS?a=ENX7CqqHGxn-8SA9MKJuojnnGHxKL5bUT_cStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_Hhe-g21Lj Containing on page 70 a…

The New Economy of the Commons.

By David Andersson Gift economies could be very potent and effective organizing tools for creating value. We have many examples of gift economies in our  world today, such as community gardens or free/open software, where no money is paid for the creation and maintenance of this resource but instead people contribute time and talent and…