community currencies

  • Heraklion’s Autonomous Open Market Generates Solidarity Economy

    November 23, 2018
    Heraklion, Crete – For the last two years, in the largest city on the small island of Crete, the Integral Cooperative of Heraklion (I.C. Her) has operated an autonomous open market out of the last bit of free space in the city. A network of…...
  • Greece: Alternative Economies & Community Currencies Pt. 3 – FairCoop

    October 22, 2017
    Athens, Greece – Tools born from the internet, applied across autonomous networks and movements seeking alternatives to capitalism, are providing the infrastructure of alternative societies. In the last of our specials on community currencies and alternative economies, we showcase FairCoop, a self-organized and self-managed global…...
  • Greece: Alternative Economies & Community Currencies Pt. 2 – Kenya’s Sarafu-Credit

    September 12, 2017
    Athens, Greece – Experimenting with alternatives to capitalism has continued to become more popular as huge wealth divides devour chances of relieving poverty across the world. During the summer of 2017, a speaking engagement at the self-organized squat of Embros Theater in Athens, Greece, showcased…...