Care in 10 points. Street Art. Valencia

Ten commandments of care in progressive organisations and social movements

#1. Care in times of precariousness   The last few years have witnessed a progressive loss of many rights conquered during decades by citizenship. Most European countries have been facing a dismantling of the welfare state in favour of neoliberal politics of exploitation that benefit the upper classes and makes work even more precarious. Added…

Atlas of Utopia

ATLAS OF UTOPIAS. TRANSFORMATIVE CITIES FEATURED INITIATIVES.

The atlas of utopias is a global gallery of inspiring community-led transformation in water, energy, food systems and housing, featuring 33 stories from 24 countries.   The Atlas gathers responds to the Transformative Cities initiative, which seeks to learn from cities and collectives working on solutions to ensure access to water, food, energy and housing.…

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French Municipalism(s): From Roundabouts to the Commune of Communes.

An Interview with Camille, spokesperson for the Citizens’ Assembly of Commercy. Didier Fradin is a contributor to several citizen and participatory experiments at #MAVOIX and La Belle Démocratie. He took advantage of “The Commune of Communes” in Commercy in January 2020 to interview several members of the citizens’ assembly about the relationship between the yellow…

FEMINISE POLITICS NOW !

A Toolkit created by the municipalist movement   How can we make our organisations more democratic? How can we make our work and activism more inclusive in practice? How can we, as activists, practitioners, educators, citizens, members of movements and organisations ensure that we implement feminist values at work and in our everyday lives? These…

LABS OF CARE : THE FIRST STEPS IN WORKING TOGETHER

LABS OF CARE STARTED AS A FEELING, AN IDEA THAT HAS SINCE GROWN INTO A PILOT PROJECT WITHIN VARIOUS SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ORGANISATIONS. IT DEALS WITH MUNICIPALISM, DEMOCRATIC CULTURE, NEW WAYS OF COLLABORATING, TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF, OTHERS AND THE MOST VULNERABLE, AND HOW TO BUILD SOCIETY BY CENTRING IT AROUND PRACTICES THAT MAKE A…

Laboratories of Care : Changing the game by changing the way we relate to each other

Laboratories of Care is a collective project to foster a community of activists across Europe developing practical ideas to bring care to the foreground in organisations working towards social transformation.   CommonsPolis, Zemos 98 and Krytyka Polityczna | November 2019   Making social, cultural and political struggles sustainable by addressing the way Care and affections…

Municipality is ours!

Eco-feminism: fighting fear and uncertainty

#ISTAYATHOME and I educate myself, I question myself and reconnect with the essential… In times of sanitary confinement and eco-social and democratic crisis, the words of YAYO HERRERO, anthropologist and ecofeminist, offer us some leads to understand the contribution of ecofeminism to the challenges facing our civilization. This intervention took place on 11 June 2017…

AN INVITATION FOR SOCIAL MOVEMENTS TO EXPERIMENT WITH NEW WAYS OF WORKING TOGETHER

The #LabsofCare project support municipalist and social movements to experiment and put into practice Care in their organizational culture. #LabsofCare will document and make available tools and methods addressing sharing of power, collective dynamics inspired by the feminization of politics, among others. Because Care is another way of being oneself around others, and of working…

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