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1 Million dollar grant! Fantastic news from @trebors for the Platform Cooperativism Movement - Google grant - bit.ly/2sTf9s6 - New School Announcement - bit.ly/2MkYd60 and platform.coop/consortium/new-i

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"Cooperative work structures promote ecologically sustainable farming and create sustainable livelihoods for farmworkers and their communities. Here's a general blueprint for starting a worker-owned cooperative farm" shareable.net/blog/how-to-star social.coop/media/SBFCnl5mdWm5

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As an admin of an instance: don’t put anything on here at any privacy level you wanna stay truly private. I won’t share anything, but don’t put that in my or anybody else’s hands. Use the Signal texting app for truly private correspondence.

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does anyone have an anticapitalist.party invite they'd be willing to give out to the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee?

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Counter-strategies to the fediverse

wiki.freedombone.net/view/coun

i.e. What Microsoft, Microsoft employees, and their unaware fans will be doing more frequently in the future, as Mastodon and the fediverse at large gain mainstream acceptance.

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What's the story behind the growth of ? Media, activism, and government support are a few factors named by E.D. : nonprofitquarterly.org/2018/08

Red Hat is hosting its first local conference dedicated to open source technologies - DevConf.US at Boston University on August 17-19. The conference has the following tracks: application development, containers & orchestration, ensuring software quality, machine learning / artificial intelligence / serverless, open source & process, systems engineering, and user experience & open source. Registration is free

Learn more about the conference and register at devconf.info/us

Anyone have a limit (number of items) on how many things you can learn in an 8hr day>? ... and retain the info?

Join Agaric for Show and Tell on Wednesday 8/15 from 11am - 11:30am EST - info and login is here:
agaric.com/show

Ben Melançon of Agaric presents on including Sass in
themes ("the Drutopia way")
and
@dinarcon presents a teaser for our training at Drupal Europe - what is
inside the box?
agaric.com/drupal-8-content-mi

Weekly online skill sharing with Agaric on Wednesdays - hop on the invite list here >> lists.mayfirst.org/mailman/lis
On Tuesday we send out an invite and list the presentations people like you have sent in!

Is anyone familiar with or using civil.co/ It sez: "the decentralized marketplace for sustainable journalism."

I finally got to writing down a list of free software tools that members of my web development cooperative use to run our business - Many thanks to those that helped me, bugged me and supported me with research on this one! agaric.com/blogs/daily-busines

Solidarity Research Center in partnership with Red Nation Coalition and US Solidarity Economy Network presents

THIRD WORLD SOLIDARITY ECONOMY

A livestream panel discussion between Black, indigenous, and people of color organizing autonomous communities and liberated economies from Los Angeles to the Navajo Nation to Jackson, Mississippi.

Date: Saturday, 8/11/18
Time: 7:30-8:30 pm ET/5:30-6:30 pm CT/4:30-5:30 pm PT
Location: solidarityresearch.org (livestream)
RSVP: tiny.cc/thirdworldse

Drupal Europe is coming to Darmstadt Germany! Agaric is facilitating a day of Drupal Training - sign-up here - bit.ly/2vTDwqD

What: Cambridge City Council hearing on the surveillance oversight ordinance
When: Monday August 13th, 5:30pm
Where: City Hall, 2nd Floor Sullivan Chamber, 795 Mass Ave, Cambridge

One switch to SHUT YOU DOWN... Google has taken over our on-line lives and it is moving us toward disaster with a business plan that is complete control of your communications.