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No issue is more pressing than the climate crisis! Digital technologies can either help ameliorate this crisis or they can worsen it. Can co-ops be an alternative to extractive capitalism that refuses to acknowledge the impending catastrophe? How do we democratize the digital economy in the time of the Green New Deal? In this session, you’ll learn about two groups: a platform that supports recyclers in Brazil and an e-car sharing cooperative in Spain.
Oriol Alfambra (Mensakas) on SomMobilitat
Edith Darren + Arthur Hay (Coop Cycle)
Video Address by Dieter Janechek (Member, Deutscher Bundestag)
Video Address by John McDonnell (Opposition Finance Minister, British Labour Party, UK)
Prof. Raz Godelnik (The New School) + Q&A
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Dieter Janecek Member of the German Parliament
John McDonnell Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (Opposition Finance Minister), Labour Party. Pre-recorded address.
Oriol Alfambra Serrano Founder, Mensakas
Mundano Founder, Cataki
Raz Godelnik Assistant Professor of Strategic Design and Management, The New School
Édith Darin member of CoopCycle