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Gregory VanGaya

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Date Joined: 26th March 2012
Gender: Male
Birthday: 3rd August 1978
Chapters: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver
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P2P Provisioning as an Organizing Strategy.

Preamble (‘Whereas’): People’s daily lives are onerous. I tried to found 2 chapters, one of which reached 14 members and 7 or so meetings, the other just flat on it’s face… In both chapters it wasn’t enough…

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Social Media

If you would like to participate in social media surrounding IOPS you're welcome to join this project. So far we've created the following. Facebook International Page http://www.facebook.com/iopsociety…

April 2012 Membership Drive - Completed

Although this project is completed, all IOPS members are encouraged to, and no doubt are, continuing to introduce IOPS to their friends and community, asking those interested to read the IOPS Mission…

Parecomic

Its noted on Znet already, but i thought I should make notice of it here too. Our upcoming book PARECOMIC, please support it if you can:'Parecomic: Michael Albert and the Story of Participatory Economics'…

Finding Non-Oppressive Work (IOPS-like workplaces)

Workplaces operating under IOPS-like criteria (see IOPS Mission, Vision, Structure and Program details) are listed.  Are these the only places in our country where at least three people can work…

Socialism, selfgovernment and selfmanagement

This project would to join most peoples to exchange materials, studies, opinion on the argument of self-government and self-management in world today and in the history yesterday, not only in a marxist…

Study Group on the Role of a Revolutionary Organization

All, I think it would be useful for us to begin discussing revolutionary theory, and our stradegy on what role IOPS will play, relative to social movements at large. I think it would be useful for a group…

IOPS Reading Group over Skype

A reading and discussion group is a stategy for exploring a subject to greater depth, helping to understand the material and communicate that understanding effectively.  With a book as the touchstone,…

Ecological Action, Reconstruction & Theory Hub

The interim IOPS Vision seeks the facilitating of the 'ecologically sound reconstruction of society'. E.A.R.T.H. is  an international affinity group, open discussion forum and resource library focussed…

Moneyless Meter Project

MONEYLESS METER PROJECT / INITIATION DOCUMENT OFFER We are currently living in a system - a system so dominant that most of us cannot imagine or name ‘another’. The problem is that this system…

Creating and Disseminating Intellectually Honest Media for the Purpose of Public Relations

I feel that one of our biggest weaknesses, as a general economics movement, is lack of visibility. The concepts can not be understood if one is unaware that they exist. This project's goal will be to…

Inactive: Ground-Up Direct Democracy

Nothing stops us from implementing direct democracy without permission of the state.  The fact that the state will ignore the decisions of the people is irrelivant except in the practical way that…

Economic Revolt

If we stop believing in the value of the US dollar, of the euro, the yen, the peso; if we stop believing in property rights; if we stop believing in ownership of natural resources, or radio spectrum. …