Lavinia Steinfort is a political geographer and activist. As a researcher at the Transnational Institute (TNI) she is working on public alternatives such as (re)municipalisation of public services, a just transition towards energy democracy and transforming finance for the 99%. Lavinia is co-implementing the mPOWER project that facilitates peer learning among European cities for a fair, clean and democratic energy and is the coordinator of the energy democracy alliance, which includes a mailing list, the website www.energy-democracy.net and seasonal webinars. She co-edited The Future is Public: Towards Democratic Ownership of Public Services, Public Finance for the Future We Want and One Treaty to rule them all about the Energy Charter Treaty. Lavinia also published the article Communal Performativity – A Seed for Change on the solidarity of Thessaloniki’s social movements in the diverse fights against neoliberalism (Antipode, 2017).