Eurocentrism is like a second skin, encasing our bodies so closely that we hardly notice it. It’s a supremacist ideology shaped by beliefs, attitudes and practices, which have long since turned into destructive customs.
DisCOs are a commons-oriented, feminist, cooperative way for people to work together. Find out how we use them in Guerrilla Translation.
DisCO stands for Distributed Cooperative Organization, a way for people to work and create value together that’s cooperative, creates commons and is based on feminist economic principles.
A keynote presentation on DisCOs. DisCO stands for “Distributed Cooperative Organization” and it’s a friendly, yet challenging, critique of DisCOs older cousin, the Decentralised Autonomous Organization or DAO.
Read our translation of Marian Diaz’s impassioned closing speech at the recent convergence meeting of the World Social Forum for Transformative Economies.
The Social and Solidarity Economy is a way of living that protects the integrity of people and subordinates the economy to its true end: to sustainably provide the material bases for the personal, social and environmental development of humanity.
What goes through the mind of a riot cop as he’s beating you senseless? Not needing much in the way of qualifications, a career in policing serves as a refuge, especially in times of crisis, for low ranking social profiles unable to afford an education or seeking to escape unemployment and precariousness.
Guerrilla Translation’s governance/economic model is unique in that it incorporates Open Cooperativism, Contributive Accounting and Feminist Economics.
Read how Guerrilla Translation and its extended family reimagined itself as care-oriented Distributed Cooperative Organization (DCO).
If Google and Facebook are to pay, they must be obliged to do so, just as industrial capitalists have come to be obliged to contribute to the financing of the social state through compulsory contributions. This model must be reinvented today, and we could imagine states – or better still the European Union – subjecting major platforms to taxation in order to finance a social right to the contribution open to individuals.
Amador Fernández-Savater talks with Guiomar Rovira, author of Networked Activism and Connected Multitudes, about punk, Zapatismo, technology, communication, and activist appropriation of the internet.
The initial promise and subsequent disappointment of 21st Century Socialism – along with emergent self-organized reactions – is thoroughly analyzed in this interview with Venezuelan and Bolivian sociologists Miriam Lang and Edgardo Lander.