Covid-19 and municipalism: new solutions for a citizen security?

#REC - Shared Narratives, Proposals, Security, Covid-19 and Municipalism

Security According to the Indigenous Guard in Colombia

#REC - Shared Narratives, Proposals, Security, Covid-19 and Municipalism

[INTERVIEW] INSTITUTIONAL AND GRASSROOTS INITIATIVES DURING THE PANDEMIC

#REC - Shared Narratives, Proposals, Security, Covid-19 and Municipalism

[INTERVIEW] Drawing on Experiences of Peace in War Zones to Promote Better Security in Cities

#REC - Shared Narratives, Proposals, Security, Covid-19 and Municipalism

[INTERVIEW] Another Municipal Security Policy is Possible: The Example of Barcelona

#REC - Shared Narratives, Community, Proposals, Security, Covid-19 and Municipalism
De la mar al plat

Calendar: De la mar al plat

When culture, design and research come together, they can produce sparkles like this calendar “De la mar al plat”. The initiative of the Cátedra Tierra Ciudadana of the Universidad Politécnica de València (UPV), where Commonspolis also participates, has brought together renowned illustrators such as Luis Demano, Aitana Carrasco, Valero Doval and Lula Pan with Valencian…

EL AGUA, FUENTE DE VIDA Y NO DE LUCRO

Water for life, not for profit!

Statement Thanks to the initiative of the Fondation France Libertés and the Coalition Eau, many civil society organisations are raising their voices to defend water as a common good. Join us, sign the statement here: … On 22 March 2021, the United Nations celebrates World Water Day. The official theme of this day is “Valuing…

recetas-municip

A reflection on the challenges of municipalism in Spain 2015-2019

Recetas municipales is a documentary produced by ZEMOS98. It is a journey to the weeks before the municipal elections of May 2015, which changed the course of some cities in Spain; a lunch between people who participated in the development of municipal candidatures of popular unity and who reflect on the process and its challenges.…

Rebato! 2020

Rebato! First call for rural territories

We had been working on it for a long time, ... thinking about municipalism and transition and what seems to us an essential centrality: rural... Inspiration Ver

"We are a bunch of things"

"BEING A QUEER IS TO BE PART OF NON-EXISTENT AND FICTITIOUS CATEGORIES, MANUFACTURED TO EXCLUDE US, BUT OF WHICH WE HAVE RETURNED AND BECOME PROUD OF. QUEER IS ABOUT NEVER BELIEVING THAT WORDS ARE ABSOLUTE.... Inspiration Ver

LITURA: AND YET, ONLY ART SET US FREE ...

The "LITURA" project (an idea by Alessandro Paschitto, a student at the Paolo Grassi Civic Theatre School in Milan), starts on May 1st, Workers' Day,... Inspiration Ver

Covid-19 and municipalism: new solutions for a citizen security?

The manner in which the pandemic spread, and the response of governments to this cataclysm, have highlighted both the deficiencies of the systems in place, but also the possibilities that emerge from the various responses and initiatives undertaken by both sides.   by Arnaud Blin, historian and political scientist specialized in conflicts history.   The…

[INTERVIEW] INSTITUTIONAL AND GRASSROOTS INITIATIVES DURING THE PANDEMIC

How have municipal cities responded to the pandemic? Are institutional responses more effective than spontaneous and supportive responses by grassroots organisations? How do municipalist initiatives ensure the safety of inhabitants?   Federico Alagna is a researcher and activist currently based in Italy. His research focuses on migration policies in Europe, and he is active in…

[INTERVIEW] Drawing on Experiences of Peace in War Zones to Promote Better Security in Cities

Do we need more police, more expressions of the nation-state, to maintain security in neighbourhoods and cities? Does guaranteeing the safety of our citizens necessarily mean more control? What can we learn from experiences that have succeeded in building peace in regions where the most violent wars take place?   This interview was originally conducted…

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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Mínim is a crowd-sourced project that comes as a response to the need to connect and disseminate the work of people, governments and political platforms working on municipalism. We are a close community that includes journalists, activists and researchers, involved in the municipalist movement throughout the world.