Juan Manuel Sánchez Gordillo at Our Conference

We are happy to announce that Juan Manuel Sánchez Gordillo from Marinaleda/Andalusia has accepted our invitation to our conference.

Sánchez Gordillio is a history teacher, union leader and politician. Since 1971 he is mayor of Marinaleda. From 1994 to 2000 and 2008 to 2014 he was a member of the Andalusian parliament for “Izquierda Unida” (United Left). Gordillio is mostly known as mayor of Marinaleda, a region in which speculation with real estate has been prohibited. In the English media he is known as the “Spanish Robin Hood”.

Here are some links about him:

The Guardian – The Spanish Robin Hood (2012)

short documentary (german) – Der Krise ein Ende setzen (2012)

documentary (spanish)  – Marinaleda. El sueño de la tierra (2007)

Juan Manuel Sánchez Gordillo at Our Conference was last modified: September 6th, 2015 by sb-redakteur