Open Source Ecology for the Means of Producing Food

I am really concerned about the idea that we can fix global and national inequality, simply by redistributing income, and would prefer to work towards re-distributing the means of production, so we can all make goods, provide services or grow crops of value. So I liked this TED talk by Marcin Jakubowski about the idea of an open source value creation economy: 

http://www.ted.com/talks/marcin_jakubowski.html

See also: http://opensourceecology.org/wiki/Marcin_Jakubowski

In sum: Open Source Ecology (OSE) is a network of farmers, engineers and supporters, whose main goal is the eventual manufacturing of the Global Village Construction Set (GVCS). As described by Open Source Ecology “the GVCS is an open technological platform that allows for the easy fabrication of the 50 different Industrial Machines that it takes to build a small civilization with modern comforts.”[3] Groups inOberlinOhioPennsylvania , New York and California are developing blueprints, and building prototypes in order to pass them on to Missouri.[4][5] The devices themselves are built and tested on the Factor e Farm in rural Missouri

This is Marcin:

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About creativeconflictwisdom

I spent 32 years in a Fortune Five company working on conflict: organizational, labor relations and senior management. I have consulted in a dozen different business sectors and the US Military. I work with a local environmental non profit. I have written a book on the neuroscience of conflict, and its implications for conflict handling called Creative Conflict Wisdom (forthcoming).
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