Spreeblüte an alternative currency for Berlin

Leo, Theo and Charly are part of the Ngo Regio Berlin. Their goal is to start a new local currency for Berlin. Spreebluete will support small businesses, save resources, and promote a fairer economic system. the aim is to enhance social cohesion and make people think about the nature and function of money. www.spreebluete.de

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Bizim Bakkal

Gentrification is threatening to destroy Berlin Investment in real estate is driving up rents and for one greengrocer in the Kreuzberg district, it’s even putting his livelihood at risk. This is why when a neighbourhood greengrocer Bizim Bakkal (meaning ‘our little shop’ in Turkish) recently received a notice that they must vacate their premises the…

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La Gonette – Local currency of Lyon

La Gonette is the new local currency of Lyon and its region. We have met the association who created it in Lyon this summer an wanted to post our interview close to the launching of this new currency, the 6th of November 2015. Jean Vincent from La Gonette explained the reasons beyond such an initiative,…

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Organismo Parque Augusta

Organismo Parque Augusta is one of the activists groups involved in the movement to save the last remaining piece of Atlantic Forest in that almost of São Paulo. It has been quite a struggle for a few groups, associations and neighbors, that want to influence political/corporate decisions in a city where the relation between humans and…

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Parallel Crossings screenings at la Galerie du Buisson / Paris

Parallel Crossings moves to Paris. A first step, that will take place in a contemporary art gallery, la galerie du buisson  at the end of februar, the 27&28 th februar and the 1st of march. Here you get the full program. We will meet around the topic of the “right to the city”. This political…

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Favela Monte Azul

Monte Azul is a non profit organization founded by Ute Crämer and other citizens of São Paulo. Based on the Waldorf method, it is primarily an educational project, which has developed and unfolded its many potentials. A reference for self-management and self-empowerment, Monte Azul can be considered a holistic project in the Brazilian megalopolis.

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Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir Wall St. Performance

Reverend Billiy is a well known american activist and performer, who together with The Stop Shopping Choir, organized a performance in Wall Street to revoke the to be implemented “corporate personhood”, which allows corporations to “fund” political campaigns and what not. Some of the performers are still connected to the legendary Living Theater and continue…

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PARALLELE KREUZUNGEN // PARALLEL CROSSINGS

Filmfestival für soziale Innovation Programm 26/27/28 Kino Zukunft Parallel Crossings’ was curated by: Isabelle Böhnke, Andrea Mendoza, Tiago Bartholo and Elena Bejor Design by: Elena Bejor and Corinna Harl

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Can Decreix – A Research & Degrowth community project

Research & Degrowth is an international association of researchers from the field of economics, political ecology and social science, who dedicate their studies to research and degrowth. They voluntarily chose to reduce production and consumption in order to achieve environmental sustainability, quality of life, freedom and social justice. The target of R&D is, to encourage…

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Agroelliniko – Athens

Agroelliniko is a citizen based initiative in Athens, which made use of a small part of the enormous old airport and started a communal orchard. The allotment was given to the citizens involved by the sub-prefecture through a concession, and is now an inspiring model for possible future uses of an airport which has served…

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