translation by The Free. From free paper ’20 Minutes’ and reprinted in ‘Rojo y Negro’ of the CGT union.
At least 1,200 Catalans manage themselves with their own ”money”, education and health , they do not use the euro but ecos, a “free money” that can be exchanged for hours of work or products..
They have organized a network of health care, education and access to housing, based on trust among members.
They are expanding to the rest of the peninsula. in France and Italy similar experiences have been initiated.
They have a currency of its own, a self-managed health care system, an educational network and housing office. They are self-managed cooperatives and self-organization, groups of people living outside the system, and make decisions in open assemblies based on trust organization. In Catalonia, there are already 1,200 citizens who have chosen this way of life and the implementation of these communities is spreading. The crisis and the 15M indignados movement has given it wings. Continue reading “Integral Revolution Coop takes off in Barcelona”