Entries from 'ECONOMY'

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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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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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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Bushwick Food Coop

Bushwick Food Coop is a member-owned food cooperative, which started out of the necessity of a group of people who wanted to build up a buying club for good quality and affordable food. The members invest their time in the cooperative with labor and meetings where they decide how to proceed in certain matters. When…

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