|First issue||1 April 2013|
History and profile
Alternativas Económicas was first published in April 2013. Pere Rusiñol, Ariadna Trillas and Mariana Vilnitzky are the cofounders and editors of the magazine, which was modelled on Alternatives Economiques, a French magazine published by a worker cooperative for journalists in France. Alternativas Económicas is published monthly by the worker cooperative for Spanish journalists with the same name, Alternativas Económicas. The Spanish Confederation of Worker Cooperatives is also among the members of the monthly.
The headquarters of Alternativas Económicas is in Barcelona. Andreu Missé is the editor of the magazine. The contributors include Antonio Franco, Xavier Vidal-Folch, Ignacio Escolar, Joaquín Estefanía, Soledad Gallego-Díaz and Sebastián Serrano. They are mostly journalists who previously worked for El País, Público and El Periódico de Catalunya. The editorial team also includes specialists from different background.
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