“Consumption cooperatives organise themselves in order to establish direct contact with providers, but then, why don’t people self-organise their technological providers, buying the technological support they need directly from them, like carrots?” — Margarita Padilla
“Food sovereignty is the right of peoples to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods, and their right to define own food and agriculture systems. It puts those who produce, distribute, and consume food at the heart of food systems and policies rather than the demands of the market and corporations.” — Via Campesina
Via Campesina (1996, 2007): food sovereignty…
Margarita Padilla, Spideralex, etc.
Calafou, Campamento para la autonomía, Trobada de Comunitats, etc.
Barcelona City Council, etc.
Made in Calafou…
in collaboration with…
Ritimo Foundation, France;
Temporality: “Taking your time”
Responsibility: Five Ws (Who? What? Where? When? How? How much? Why?)
Exchange-based: “Immaterial workers” are compensated
Ecology: Raw materials, labour rights, energy use, etc.
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FORTHCOMING, September 2017
Vol.2: Table of Contents
Preface by Margarita Padilla
Part 1: Initiatives for technology sovereignty
Non-destructive algorithms vs. weapons of math destruction
Rhyzomatica, community mobile phone network
COATI: Simultaneous translation using radio frequencies
Collective of alternative, transparent, open, neutral and solidarity service providers (CHATONS)
Part 2: Developing the characteristics of technology sovereignty
Encrypting mails with usable tools: Mass adoption of encryption technologies
Keeping technological sovereignty: The case of IRC