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Jason Chrysostomou

Profile Information
Date Joined: 11th February 2012
Gender: Male
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Chapters: England > Greater London > Enfield
Bio:

I live and work in London. For the last few years I've been organising with the project for a participatory society U.K, a project setup to further participatory society ideas, goals and values. I'm an advocate of the economic vision participatory economics and have been popularising the ideas around participatory society at various talks, bookfairs and other events. I'm jointly responsible for the IOPS website operations.

Social Network Links: http://www.zcommunications.org/zspace/jason%20chrysostomou
http://www.facebook.com/jason.chrysostomou
Other Political Affiliations: pps-uk
Blogs

Formalising IOPS Chapters and Branches

So far over 3,000 people from around the world have signed up to interim IOPS, committing to building a self-managed federated international organisation around winning a vision of a future society described in the IOPS vision statement. Following…

An introduction to Participatory Economics

Last week I gave a presentation on Participatory Economics to an audience in Nottingham. I was invited by the Cafe Economique, a discussion group who hold regular events and talks around political and economic issues. Some of the members of…

IOPS Website Update

HiIn addition to ongoing error fixing and maintenance work, I'd like to announce the release of three new features to the IOPS website:IOPS Introduction SlideshowA  5 tab slideshow, aimed at non-members visiting the site, now appears on…

A New Opinion Poll Feature

The ICC is currently ratifying an update to the IOPS interim decision making process that will include polling interim members on any needed and controversial decisions during the interim period (http://www.iopsociety.org/blog/a-compromise-way-to-proceed).If…

Hi, nice to meet you. So what is IOPS?

When meeting and mingling with new people, the conversation often inevitably evolves with me saying that I am a member of IOPS, which then elicits the question “so what is IOPS?”Rather then thinking up each time how to answer the…

Update: $5,882 raised so far

As of Tuesday 14th August, $5,882 has been raised. Thank you to everyone that has donated so far. However, we are still short of our target of $10,000. If every member donates at least $5 we would easily reach our goal. If you have not yet…

Interim IOPS

I am writing this blog post in response to some discussions in recent blogs and that I have had with people. I have listed three issues that, to me, seem like are differences in what people perceive IOPS to be about and the current stage it…

The ideas and vision behind Occupy activism

An article on Occupy and IOPS by Danny Schechter featuring on Al Jazeera. A new startup may have a promising future as a supplement to the disorganized Occupy movement. "You can read more on their website, but agree or not, this is certainly…

Media and IOPS By ICC

Posted on behalf of the IOPS interim consultative committee: Of course the New York Times, Le Monde, the BBC, and on and on, are not going to run interviews with people in IOPS, run reports about it, run articles addressing it, etc. Not even…

IOPS: A Priority, a Problem, and a Solution By ICC

Posted on behalf of the IOPS Interim Consultative Committee: We in the ICC hope we all agree, and indeed it is certainly a natural implication of our definition, that one priority of IOPS needs to be growing. Not in a frivolous manner, but…

IOPS Interview for Global Info Media

An interview with two IOPS members: Jason Chrysostomou (J.C) and Michael Albert (M.A) by Edi Terlaak, conducted by email, for the main Dutch activist website www.globalinfo.nl   1) Suppose a radical campaigner against arms trade hears…

Radical Theory for a Participatory Society

A panel talk given at the Left Forum, 2007, NYC by Chris Spannos: I’m going to present some ideas with origins in the Classical and New Left social movements and try to make a case for why today’s movements need a new and widely…

Participatory Politics

Participatory politics or parpolity is a theoretical political system proposed by Stephen R. Shalom, professor of political science at William Paterson University. It was developed as a political vision to accompany participatory economics…

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Projects

IOPS Video Productions

This is a project for anyone wishing to take part in making videos of anything IOPS related. In particular, if you have skills and experience in video production, please consider joining the project.…

Translations

If you would like to participate in translating any IOPS related content you're welcome to join this project.

Website Team

The website team was initiated in 2012 by former website administrator Jason Chrysostomou for maintenance, bug fixing, strategic planning and innovation work on the site. Previous discussions can…

Occupy Theory Explorations

The Occupy Theory PDF Ebook and print versions will be available later…   WELCOME!    If you are interested in joining this project, in a day or so your request will be processed…

Occupy Vision Explorations

Occupy Vision PDF Ebook and print versions will be available later…   WELCOME!    If you are interested in joining this project, in a day or so your request will be processed and…

Occupy Strategy Explorations

This project will be like the Occupy Theory and Occupy Vision projects - but in this case bearing on the third volume of Fanfare for the Future, Occupy Strategy. As that book is still in process, and…

Michael Albert European IOPS Speaking tour

This November Michael Albert will be travelling to Europe for an IOPS speaking tour. It's a unique chance for IOPS members in Europe to arouse interest for IOPS and at the same time learn how to become…

Michael Albert Speaking Tour - U.K - October 2012

Michael Albert will be in England from Friday 26th to Tuesday 30th October as part of a wider speaking tour across Europe. See European Project. Please join this project if you wish to help coordinate…