29 May 2013
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From Kathy Jones, Glastonbury – Motherworld Vision

From Kathy Jones, Glastonbury – Download the pdf: Motherworld Vision general April 2013


29 May 2013
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Franz Nahrada report on Vienna conference

The Vienna Solidarity Economy Congress 2013 had almost a thousand visitors, and was very significant by bringing various streams of people together – people from different movements and backgrounds, gathering around the idea of cooperation and commons as the main pillars of any future economy.


29 May 2013
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Sharing Stalls and Gift Economies

When we started our sharing stall in 1992, two green councillors on the Wirral Green forum saw it and produced a leaflet that described how to run a give and take sharing day, and that went around the country. As well as working at the Connah’s Quay weekly market, we attended national fairs and festivals, and anywhere we could, as well as corresponding with others in the USA, Canada and other places. And the idea, when seen, got copied on the Isle of Man, The Isle of Wight. Next, through the 1990s, we heard it had started in Brighton. Next we heard it was happening in France. Then we heard Holland and then Germany. And so it spread.


29 May 2013
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AJUDADA: Community-based economy: We’re all in it together – Portalegre, Portugal, 14-16 June, 2013

AJUDADA – Fact Sheet – English By Ajudada AJUDADA Community-based economy: We’re all in it together An International Gathering to be held in Portalegre, Portugal, 14th – 16th June, 2013 The Challenge: To imagine a new economic model based on the core values of community-based life with its giving and sharing. The word “Economy” is […]


29 May 2013
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Cash-free Greek communities take off while economy collapses

“It is an effort to live sustainably and outside mainstream Greek society, which is struggling through the worst economic crisis in memory. While poverty and violence sweep through Athens, the members of the Free and Real team wake up to sunshine each day, ready to work on their own terms.” 


29 May 2013
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An 8-Foot-Tall Woman Is Destroying The Entire Music Industry

An 8-Foot-Tall Woman Is Destroying The Entire Music Industry Jumping off the stage into the crowd is exactly like asking if you can crash on someone’s couch. If you ask people to catch you, they will. Watch out for a semi-NSFW moment at 10:53 when Amanda relives stripping naked and experiencing a ridiculous level of […]