John Restakis has been active in the co-op movement for 15 years. He is the Executive Director of the BC Co-operative Association and has been a consultant for co-op development projects in Africa and Asia. A pioneering researcher into international co-operative economies, he writes and lectures on economic democracy and the role of co-operatives in humanizing economies.
John Restakis, New society Publishers, United States, September 2010
Open Everything: A Collaborative Economy Convergence, September 2014, Cloughjordan Ecovillage, Ireland.
2 Analyses/working papers/articles
Journal of peer Production, issue #7
John Restakis, July 2015
Buen Conocer – FLOK Society1 v. 2.0
John Restakis, February 2015
Article of the Vancouver Observer, April 19, 2017
John Restakis, April 2017