This is the best English language article yet on a revolutionary new concept of coops which is spreading rapidly in Europe.
Michel Bauwensof theP2P Foundation, Neal Gorenfloof Shareable,and authorJohn Restakisinterview Catalan Integral Cooperative’sEnric Duran
- Answers translated by Stacco Troncoso, text edited by Jane Loes Lipton – Guerrilla Translation!
- Images by Lisa Furness and the CIC
- Read this interview in Spanish here.
In this interview, Neal Gorenflo (founder, Shareable), Michel Bauwens (founder, P2P Foundation), and John Restakis (author, “Humanizing the Economy”) speak with Enric Duran. Duran is a Catalan anti-capitalist activist, perhaps best known for his well-publicized act of “financial civil disobedience” announced on September 17, 2008, in which he described his having attained roughly half a million Euros in bank loans and subsequently distributing these funds to support anti-capitalist activist movements. As it was never his intention to pay these debts but instead to stir debate about the unfair legal advantages afforded to the powerful financial elite, he was soon…
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