Coordinating Collective (CC)

The 12-member Coordinating Collective (CC) coordinates all our activities. Every year, half of the seats on the CC are renewed through an election.

The following people make our up current CC, until the next elections in August 2018:

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Renata Avila

Human rights lawyer and digital rights expert. Avila sits on the Board of Creative Commons and is a trustee of the Courage Foundation.

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Rosemary Bechler

Mainsite editor of openDemocracy. Notable works: Unbounded Freedom and a compilation of the Convention on Modern Liberty.

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Noam Chomsky

American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, political activist, author, and lecturer. Institute Professor and professor emeritus of linguistics at MIT.

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Orla de Díez

Orla’s research at TIDES University Institute and teaching at Jaume I University focuses on building capability for systemic change.

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Brian Eno

Musician, visual artist and political activist.

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Srećko Horvat

Philosopher and political activist. DiEM25 co-founder.

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Lorenzo Marsili

Writer, political activist and cofounder of European Alternatives and Naked Punch magazine.

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Gianna Merki

NGO Worker – Amnesty International and Academia do Futuro, Trade Policy Editor at Politheor and Translator.

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Paola Pietrandrea / Marianne Dufour

Paola: linguist, author, grassroot political activist
Marianne (substitute): logistician for the French rescue services

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Elif Shafak

Turkish novelist, columnist, speaker and scholar.

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Yanis Varoufakis

Economist. Former Greek finance minister and Member of the Hellenic Parliament. DiEM25 co-founder.

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Agnieszka Wiśniewska

Editor-in-chief of KrytykaPolityczna.pl. Activist, feminist, author.

Ex Officio members of the Coordinating Collective

The CC appoints several people to assist its work.

Administration

Communications

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Fotini Bakadima

(Secretarial Coordinator)

Multilingual Greek with degrees in History, International Relations and Musicology. Currently completing a fourth BA in Classics.

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Luis Martín

(Communications Coordinator)

Journalist and political scientist based in Spain.

Mehran Khalili

Mehran Khalili

(Communications Adviser)

Does political communications and photojournalism. Based in Greece – a beautiful country that’s having a tough time.

Volunteers

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Judith Meyer

(Volunteers Coordinator)

Polyglot, computational linguist (MA) and author of several books and online courses on language-learning.

Erik Edman

Erik Edman

(Deputy Volunteers Coordinator)

Political activist and Euro-bubble professional.