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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RathausStern Lichtenberg

RathauStern Lichtenberg is an initiative started by different groups of friends, who want to purchase the old premises of a police station in Berlin. Apart from a co-housing project, the intention is to create co-working spaces, a kindergarten, space to grow their own food and a neighborhood cafe. The project addresses the ever growing problems…

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Teng Hoi Community Composting

George Woodman is a former teacher and founder of Teng Hoi conservation organisation. He shows their composting facility project at the school in Sai Kung. The children learn how their food waste can be made into a valuable rescource for gardening. The earth obtained from the compost is filled with nutrients. George’s aim is to involve…

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Soirée au Bel étage

alterNation, Compagnie Rouge, Promo Projekte und Kabinett Film laden ein zu einer Soiree in ihrer neugestalteten Bel Etage. Kunst , Getränke ein kleiner Markt mit hausgemachten Köstlichkeiten und das Puppenspiel der Compagnie Rouge “Die kluge Müllerstochter” erwartet euch. Kabinett Film wird fleißig Hände schütteln und auch sonst freuen wir uns auf regen Austausch. Hüttenpalast// Hobrechtstr.65/66 1.Stk…

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San Francisco Urban Agriculture Alliance

  The San Francisco Urban Agriculture Alliance (SFUAA) promotes the growing of food within San Francisco and the associated goals of our member organizations, through advocacy, education, and grassroots action. San Francisco Urban Agriculture Alliance – Home.

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CALL FOR COLLABORATION!

Dear alterNation inhabitants and visitors, Since last fall we have been to a number of countries around the globe, documenting initiatives that shape this new, self-managed, citizen-based nation. alterNation is so far composed of pieces of Germany, France, Greece, Japan, Hong Kong, United States, Canada and Austria. And after this long journey, we will be…

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Autonome Schule Knallerbse

The private school Knallerbse has been established 20 years ago by a group of teachers and parents. After having a kindergarden, where the children could  learn according to their times and needs the parents of the children felt  it would be wrong to send their children to the regular public school system. They decided to…

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Cheese Board Collective

Five minute Informational video edited by Jai Jai Noire (“This Way Out: A Guide To Starting A Worker Cooperative”) for the Cheese Board Collective’s International Year Of Cooperatives 2012 presentations at the International Cooperative Conference in Cuba and the National Worker Cooperative Conference in Boston, MA. Culled from archival news footage, from the documentary “Democracy…

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Living Utopia // the anarchists and the spanish revolution

This film directed by juan gamero shows us the context the anarchist movement in spain was inserted in, its development and crash. during its development, initiatives in all domains have arisen: public assemblies and politics taken over by non hierarchical models, local farming, produce exchange, local currencies and coupons systems, free schools, etc. The bureaucratization of…

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