What makes a DisCO a DisCO? Here’s a breakdown of the Seven DisCO Principles with practical examples and dope art.
Too often, the necessary care work that generates and sustains our lives occurs at the margins of the economy, unaccounted for and under-recognized. Spain-based activist Stacco Troncoso is part of a movement to change that. Troncoso, a member of the Guerrilla Media Cooperative, is part of a collective developing a new model—the DisCO, or Distributed Cooperative Organization.
Co-published with the Transnational Institute (TNI), If I Only Had a Heart: a DisCO Manifesto is a deep dive into the worlds of the blockchain, commons, cooperatives, AI, feminist economics and more. At 80 pages, it’s a “longread” text that will take about an hour to read.
A keynote presentation on DisCOs. DisCO stands for “Distributed Cooperative Organization” and it’s a friendly, yet challenging, critique of DisCOs older cousin, the Decentralised Autonomous Organization or DAO.