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The FairSpot: Another potential model for FairCoop local nodes

2018/03/02 - 12:00am

A FairSpot is a physical space for FairCoop-related activities. The first one opened in 2017, in a small rented shop in Exarcheia, a popular, central, and very free neighbourhood of Athens. This was the original idea, but any given FairSpot can differ very much from the others, and in this way adapt to specific local needs or cultures. Overall the idea of creating a FairSpot as a central point for a Local Node is becoming a part of the larger methodology for implanting Local Nodes in many different conditions. In offering an integrated environment, which can serve as a prefigurative demonstration of the various services and ideas present in our ecosystem, establishing a FairSpot is a useful option to consider.

Update Your ElectrumFair Wallet Now

2018/02/16 - 12:00am

ElectrumFair is one of the wallets available for FairCoin. Its use is simple and, like any other FairCoin wallet, highly secure. The new improved version 3.0.5 has just been released, and we recommend that you update the previous version.  Specifically if you are still using the 2.7.1 version of ElectrumFair or older, the update is mandatory.

FairCoin and Consumer Groups

2018/02/09 - 4:46pm

Self-management in general is one of the principles towards which FairCoop orients the design of its tools, with the aim of encouraging decentralised autonomy as much as possible in all possible places and forms. Self-managed ecological consumer groups are an interesting option for healthy eating at a fair price, giving organic farmers back their dignity, fostering local economy and community relations, and caring for the environment.

Cryptocurrencies and legality

2018/02/04 - 12:00am

Author: Alexander R. Hufford

Cryptocurrencies as a broad topic are being discussed more and more these days, and create some interesting points for discussion. A great deal is expressed both for and against, but fundamentally a few themes stand out and are met with great frequency. So this article will attempt a general overview of that knotty theme, of all the various implications of the legality of crypto-currencies, what does it mean or imply, both for governments and for people. First we should begin by discussing crypto-currencies in general, and then later moving on to our specific situation at FairCoin.

Art, Culture and Financial Activism: FairCoop is Introduced to London in Sold Out Event

2018/01/26 - 12:00am

FairCoop was one of the global projects invited to take part in MoneyLab, a network of artists, activists, and geeks experimenting with forms of financial democratization. 

Why don't you use FairCoin yet?

2018/01/19 - 12:00am
Author: Pílikum

People's reservations about using FairCoin are varied. From:"it's money, after all" to "I'm afraid of losing it" or "who's behind it?"

In this post, I will try to throw some light on these doubts and fears, offering an answer for each of the options, ranging from fairly out there to the most conservative.

Real socialism (State mentality) and FairCoop: Some of The Differences

2018/01/12 - 12:00am

Author: Cegerxwîn Kara

During the rise of capitalism and up til now, despite many revolutions and efforts to free itself, society and human beings could not escape from the capitalist trap and its institutions. The experiences of West-European Socialism, Really-existing Socialism, Communism, etc. are some clear historical examples, and we still debate their results. With many formulas and critiques, scientific researches and anarchist movements, still the capitalist system has not been overcome.

FairCoop in South-East Europe (Western Balkans)

2017/12/29 - 12:00am

Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the Region of South-Eastern Europe in the context of FairCoop and the formation of new local nodes.

Jornal Mapa: Now you can buy a newspaper with FairCoin

2017/12/24 - 9:19am
Interview with Guilherme Luz
In journalism school you are told that whatever is not in the media doesn't exist. And they also teach you that the arrival of the printing press gave the bourgeoisie an important weapon to support its revolutions. Despite the important social role that the media must play, the vast majority of it is currently still in the service of capital, with a vision of the world from their biased perspective. But there are also those who dare to say what others don't. The Portuguese newspaper MAPA is one of them. 
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