Stacco Troncoso

Stacco Troncoso (Spain) is the strategic direction steward of the P2P Foundation as well as the project lead for Commons Transition, the P2PF’s main communication and advocacy hub. He is also a co-founder of the P2P translation collective Guerrilla Translation. A professional translator since 1998, Stacco grew up in London, England, and returned to Madrid, Spain, to study Fine Arts in 1992. Since 2011, he has been involved in the 15-M and Occupy movements, out of which Guerrilla Translation was conceived to facilitate sharing information across cultures and languages. He is also designer/content editor for and the new Commons Strategies Group website. His work in communicating commons culture extends to public speaking and relationship-building with prefigurative communities, policymakers and potential commoners worldwide.

No New Normal: Building the Commons

The etymology of “apocalypse” points to an “unveiling”, dropping illusion and finding revelation. As our global production systems and social institutions (eg. healthcare, education) are suddenly overwhelmed, their basic unsuitability is exposed.

April 16, 2020

Pandemic children

No New Normal

The greatest enclosure of the commons is that of the mind: our capacity to imagine better worlds, to be kinder to each other and to the Earth. This will not be an easy or straightforward process. We need to hold each other through the loss and pain. We need to keep finding the others among all of us, until there are no more.

March 27, 2020


Last Night A Distributed Cooperative Organization Saved My Life: A Brief Introduction to DisCOs

So, what do we mean by a DisCO?

It stands for Distributed Cooperative Organizations, and it’s a set of organisational tools and practices for groups of people who want to work together in a cooperative, commons-oriented, and feminist economic form.

September 18, 2019

The Yippies

New Generations Meet New Alternatives: the Commons and the Youth Initiative Program

One of the worst effects of capitalist realism is the endless bad-mouthing of alternatives to its toxicity. With this in mind, I’d like to share with you some extraordinary examples of imaginative prototyping exercises towards commons-oriented futures  — presented by the very people who will bring them about in the face of darker possibilities.

January 31, 2019

GT org model

The Open Coop Governance Model in Guerrilla Translation: an Overview

If Guerrilla Translation is a co-op, think of the co-op members as shareholders. Okay, like in an evil corporation, but bear with us. Each member is an owner, holding different types of shares in the collective.

November 16, 2018

Reimagine, Don’t Seize, the Means of Production

One of the most difficult systems to reimagine is global manufacturing. If we are producing offshore and at scale, ravaging the planet for short-term profits, what are the available alternatives? A movement combining digital and physical production points toward a new possibility: Produce within our communities, democratically and with respect for nature and its carrying capacity.

January 22, 2018

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