FairCredit

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FairCoop’s exchange and credit currency FairCoop is counting on its monetary innovation, FairCredit, to build a new, more equitable and globally efficient economic system, resulting from its complementary relationship with Faircoin and the work of FairCoop and its members. Its expected release date is Spring-Summer 2015. This is our blueprint: FairCredit is the monetary system of mutual credit globally supported …

Building a New Economy

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One of the priority objectives of FairCoop is to build a new global economic system based on cooperation, ethics, solidarity and justice in our economic relations. For this great goal to be possible, it is very important to have a clear strategic path which is well understood and shared by FairCoop’s members. This article explains the strategy we have considered. …

Ways to participate

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                    Become involved in the FAIRCOOP ecosystem FairCoop is a cooperative space open to the world that uses internet as a meeting point for sharing, discussing, making decisions and growing together towards a fair world. You can join the cooperative through the fair.coop social network which is open to everyone and allows you to take part in forums, groups and …

Decision Making

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Decision making in fair.coop is a challenging topic. Although we started off with different groups linked by an assembly as the organ for decision making, with fair.coop we sought other ways, as a global assembly could be really inconvenient for reaching agreements, however without losing any key features such as open participation, decentralization, respect for minority opinions and autonomy. The …

Open Cooperativism

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Bauwens’s proposals  include four key elements of what an open cooperative is: – Cooperatives must be statutorily oriented towards the common good. – Cooperatives need to have governance models that include all stakeholders. – Cooperatives must actively co-produce intangible and material common goods. – Social cooperatives should be politically organized on a global basis, even locally. These 4 elements are …

Why?

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There are many things in this world that don’t quite work and here we share some of those which FairCoop may help transform:

Promoter team

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Experience and a long history with integral cooperatives, p2p society, hacker ethics and cryptocurrencies unite us as Fair.coop promoters. Our political background includes significant and very different realities: The Catalan Integral Cooperative (CIC) is a self-managed initiative centered on building a new society from below through self-organization and assembly-based action. Since May 2010, the CIC been weaving a network of …

What?

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FairCoop: Earth’s cooperative for economic fairness Fair.coop is an open global cooperative, self-organized via the Internet and remaining outside nation-state control. Its aim is to make the transition to a new world by reducing the economic and social inequalities among human beings as much as possible, and at the same time gradually contribute to a new global wealth, accessible to …

Councils and Commissions

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We like to represent the Cooperative’s organization scheme as what we call Fair.Forest, a woodscape where each item is separate and distinct, yet part of a whole which gives them life, the ecosystem. Fair.Coop is quite similar to a forest; it has trees with branches, plants and flowers, soil and nutrients, butterflies, light… Everyone seems to have their own dynamics …