Fake News, Digital Giants and Democracy

In years, digital capitalism driven by Silicon Valley has provided different services that are, to be honest, very useful and beneficial to all citizens. This fact has led to the development of theory of internet-centrism, the propensity to view all political and social change through the prism of the Internet and cyber-utopianism, the belief that […]

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“Value in the Commons Economy” Report

“What is at the heart of the problems erupting worldwide? Is anything good emerging from these multiple crises? Can a new system grow from within the old one? Is it already here, visible and thriving? These questions are addressed by Michel Bauwens and Vasilis Niaros in the report, “Value in the Commons Economy”, co-published by […]

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La quintupla elica come approccio alla governance dell’innovazione sociale

The article La quintupla elica come approccio alla governance dell’innovazione sociale, written by Professor Christian Iaione together with Elena De Nictolis, was published by the Brodolini Foundation within their research and studies publication “I luoghi dell’Innovazione Aperta: Modelli di Sviluppo Territoriale ed Inclusione Sociale”. The complete publication is available here (in Italian). In this article Iaione and […]

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The State as a Platform for Civic Imagination: Politics and Institutions in the CO-Century

In this article, published in the 2016 Forum PA Annual report which was presented in Rome on the 19th of December, LabGov’s coordinator Professor Christian Iaione addresses the need to bring about an institutional and political change through the Platform-State. “Perhaps we are entering in a new era, the “CO-” era, where key words seem […]

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Interview with Professor Iaione on Urgent Cities

In this video, originally published by Urgent Cities, LabGov’s coordinator Professor Christian Iaione speaks about the importance of maintaining the diversity that characterizes the urban ecosystem and protecting the urban dwellers from experiencing what the sociologist Saskia Sassen defines as expulsion[1] from the city. One way to avoid phenomenons of expulsion is through a better use of urban assets, especially those that […]

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Interview with Christian Iaione: Developing the Co-City Protocol

In this interview, conducted in Trento in February 2016 by Urban Next, Professor Christian Iaione speaks about the importance of developing a scientific and methodological protocol allowing for the creation of Co-Cities, based on the idea of the city as a commons. The video originally appeared on Urban Next’s official website. A Co-City is characterized […]

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Spunti per una ri-costruzione

Questo articolo è stato pubblicato il 13 Dicembre 2016 dal Giornale delle Fondazioni, ed è disponibile qui nella sua versione originale. Dopo uno sguardo alla situazione post-sisma in Umbria con «Scosse di comunità. Per una ri-costruzione», alcuni spunti e riflessioni per una fase post-emergenziale costruttiva e rigenerativa, grazie ai contributi di Luca Dal Pozzolo e Christian Iaione. Prospettive […]

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Press review: Articles about LabGov and its projects

About LabGov: Nova24, “La città diventa un bene comune” http://nova.ilsole24ore.com/progetti/la-citta-diventa-un-bene-comune/ – December 5th 2016. Case studies: Togo http://nova.ilsole24ore.com/progetti/spazio-di-democrazia-tecnologica/, Amsterdam http://nova.ilsole24ore.com/progetti/il-movimento-dei-city-makers/ Bologna http://nova.ilsole24ore.com/progetti/bologna-rammenda-i-quartieri/ Agenda Digitale, “LUISS LabGov: Trasformiamo le città in CO-città” – November 30th 2016 http://www.agendadigitale.eu/smart-cities-communities/luiss-labgov-trasformiamo-le-citta-in-co-citta_2362.htm New Europe – Cities in Transition, (and New Amsterdam magazine n.10, not yet published) Who owns the city? We own […]

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Press review: Interviews released

Il Giornale delle Fondazioni, “Spunti per una ri-costruzione” December 13th 2016 http://www.ilgiornaledellefondazioni.com/content/spunti-una-ri-costruzione Linkiesta, “Non sarà il referendum a cambiare l’Italia, ma le città e il protagonismo delle piccole comunità”, November 26th 2016, http://www.linkiesta.it/it/article/2016/11/26/non-sara-il-referendum-a-cambiare-litalia-ma-le-citta-e-il-protagonism/32538/  New Europe – Cities in Transition, “The Possibility of a Co-city” – November 17th, 2016 https://citiesintransition.eu/interview/the-possibility-of-a-co-city Green European Journal, “The City as Commons” (Interview […]

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Intervista: Non sarà il referendum a cambiare l’Italia, ma le città e il protagonismo delle piccole comunità

Questa intervista a Christian Iaione, co-fondatore di LabGov, è originariamente apparsa su Linkiesta il 26 Novembre 2016.     «Non sarà il referendum a cambiare l’Italia, ma le città e il protagonismo delle piccole comunità» Parla Christian Iaione, esperto e studioso di beni comuni e rigenerazione istituzionale di levatura mondiale: «Il perno delle nuove politiche […]

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