Entries from 'CATEGORIES'

Minitopia Hamburg

Eine alte Bäckerei, zuletzt Brummi-Werkstatt mit 200 m² Halle, 60 m² Werkstätten und 1000 m² verwilderter Außenfläche im Outback von Wilhelmsburg wollen wir gemeinsam mit Gleichgesinnten Schritt für Schritt zur ersten Community-Stadtfarm Hamburgs ausbauen.  Minitopia möchte Plattform, Keimzelle und Spielplatz urbaner Selbstversorgung werden. Wir wollen hier gemeinsam mit ExpertInnen, PionierInnen und QuerdenkerInnen – und EUCH!…

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Oficinas do Convento

Oficinas do Convento (Covent Workshops) is a self managed cultural organisation in Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal. It acts as a production centre, with workshops and collective projects that are presented after conclusion or as work-in-progress to the small city’s public. The value such an initiative cannot be quantified, for its benefits go beyond the production of cultural…

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SO. LASS DISKO MACHEN. 7.04 // 19.00

Liebe Freunde der Zukunft, auf der schönen Hamburger Elbinsel Wilhelmsburg entsteht gerade “Minitopia”, Hamburgs erste Stadtfarm, Plattform und Keimzelle urbaner Selbstversorgung. Hier wollen wir uns den großen Fragen der Zukunft stellen und im Kleinen herausfinden, ob und wie wir uns mit lokalen Ressourcen, unseren eigenen Händen und gegenseitiger Unterstützung in der Stadt selbst versorgen können….

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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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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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Pagaki Café // Worker’s Collective

Sevi talks to alterNation about the Pagaki (Pagkaki) Café in Athens. An important video that talks about workers rights, alternative business structures, with a very nice comment on media practices and their efforts to in_corporate genuine independent initiatives into the system. In Pagkaki they just play music licensed through the creative commons platform! Many thanks…

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