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Call to dialogue Encuentro Mexico City 2018
Novembre 8-10th 2018
Social and labour movements and indigenous groups are organizing self-determined alternatives.

4 free lighthouses... The government is asking interested groups to formally express their interest in the next 60 days, and the National Park Service will review the applications.

Class War - We are manipulated to disagree and argue things we cannot control. in concert with many networks is shining a light on massive cooperation - you can join to Build and Resist. This conference will change you.

Great interview with our friend David Cobb on Solidarity Economy Networks. Conference is coming up next week!

We found consistently that both liking others’ content and clicking links significantly predicted a subsequent reduction in self-reported physical health, mental health, and life satisfaction."

TONIGHT at 7pm ET - April Movie Nights - Plutocracy part II presents - The Plutocracy Series in 5 parts continues with Plutocracy part II

Direct Link to the Movie Theatre:
The access code to enter the room is: welcome

Plutocracy tells the story of the American working class in a five-part series. Income inequality has become a big issue in the modern-day political spectrum.

more info:

Show and Tell w/Agaric - a demo of starting... now here:
Free Open-Source participatory democracy for cities and organizations

My friend has been talking to his teachers union about using it for voting!

Hey! Social.Coop members! Don't forget to register for an account on our new BigBlueButton instance, via Meet.Coop.

About 17 people have accounts, with 33 rooms.

Thanks to the Tech Working Group and the Meet.Coop working group.

@GuerillaOntologist @cadwellsocialcoop @CaitlinWaddick @emi

Here is a good explanation of the employment status question Josh and I were talking about. It is about California law, but seems like it might be generally applicable, with some local variations, since co-op laws are state laws.

LibrePlanet is coming up - 3/20 and 21

Join the Free Software Foundation, preserve your privacy.

Full documentary (25mins) - The High School that Rocked. Yes it seems unreal that I was there.

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Here I go again... I have to ask: If those of us that are educated about ethical tools still choose to use the unethical Corporate tools (in the cases where there are pretty easy replacements)... how do we expect others to switch lanes and choose privacy over convenience?

@falktx thanks for sharing the story - @FreeScholar perhaps worth giving this a go in the US? Pretty sure Lenovo's current terms still deny user's this possibility, but the Windows install screen should be telling you to ask for a refund from the manufacturer as long as you don't accept the EULA.

Movie Nights on presents- An engaging series of films to spur conversations on our future as a cooperative society,
working together to build an inclusive economy for all. Sunday nights at 7pm ET, we will view a short film and share our thoughts on solutions and actions we can take as individuals and organizations working towards
positive change.

Our March Series on Rebellion and Cooperatives starts
on 3/7 at 7PM ET... more info:

Here is a trailer for a documentary about my high school days --- I got free of the school in 1971 but was there for this... and the text of it all with images: -
It is Rock and Roll History.

This needs some light.. I could find little in mainstream news and even Minneapolis local news about the situation there right now. Our friends at UnicornRiot have it covered.

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