Categoria: Idiomas / Languages

Debate: Gift Economy

The gift economy is the oldest and most practiced economy in human history. Not only does it precede the use of money, private property, slavery, and other economic practices designed to favor accumulation and exploitation, but it also continues to exist in the shadows of capitalism, given that the logic of the market—of competition, exploitation, domination—still does not control everything. The functioning of the gift economy is very simple: everything you have that you don’t...

The New World in Our Hearts, Anarchist Infrastructures, and the Gift Economy in Catalunya

What follows are two translations and an original article regarding an organizational process undertaken by anarchists in Catalunya. The first translation is a call-out, resulting from several years of debate and experiences—both failures and partial successes—regarding anarchist organization and coordination, the successful spreading of anarchist ideas and practices, and the effects of repression and recuperation. The second is a text prepared for one of the debates held during the gathering. And the article describes how...