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Mason Dixon on Thu, 17 May 2007 02:10:22 +0200 (CEST)

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Date: Mon, 14 May 2007 22:26:35 +0300
From: "pavlos hatzopoulos" <phatzopoulos {AT} gmail.com>
To: nettime-l {AT} bbs.thing.net
Subject: Wiki politics 2

New online journal *Re-public <* www.republic.gr/en> has just published the
* second part* of its special issue "*Wiki politics*". The issue explores
how the use of new collaborative tools (wikis, blogs, forums, mailing lists,
podcasting, and videos) can transform the ways politics are practiced .
Articles include:

*Ward Cunningham - Wiki and the rise of gift economies <*http:// www.re-public.gr/en/?p=3D141>

Creator of wiki software, Ward Cunningham, argues that the proliferation of
wikis has proved that the for-pay economy is not the only way to create

*Pete Ashdown -Open source politics <* http://www.re-public.gr/en/? p=3D14=5>
Being the first politician to to use a wiki to develop his campaign platform
for the 2006 US Senate election in Utah, Pete Ashdown makes the case for
open source politics.
*Paul Hartzog - Panarchy and the wiki-fication of politics*

Hartzog introduces the concept of panarchy, a sociopolitical field that
emerges when connective technologies enable cooperative peer-to-peer
production =96 of knowledge, of tools, of power.
*Australian bill of rights initiative: Collaborating on public policy* <
Wiki politics are put into practice. This article focuses on the development
and the rationale behind ARBI <http://abri.org.au/>, an online project aimed
at promoting awareness and discussion of human rights through the
collaborative development of a bill of rights for Australia.


All articles of *Re-public *are published with a Creative Commons license
and can be re-printed freely, by acknowledging their source.
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