Josh Davis boosted

Watch "David Liebe Hart - Live from Quarantine, Leeds UK, Mar 18, 2020" on YouTube youtu.be/Y6Cw8whTPkU

Josh Davis boosted

2/2 Question:

I think the best approach is to direct $ to organizations building solidarity and collective capacity and would like to set up a local platform for choosing grassroots organizations that best match @luisrazeto's Ten Criteria for Cooperation in Solidarity (or some version thereof).

Thoughts? Suggestions?

geo.coop/story/solidarity-econ

Josh Davis boosted

1/2 Question:

Susan Raffo suggests that people in the US who don't need the Gov't stimulus checks instead donate them to others in a a kind of horizontal redistribution (which is how most redistribution happens anyway).

susanraffo.com/blog/time-to-re

Garden prep 

Josh Davis boosted

As you binge watch your thirteenth entire series or read a book or sleep to music, remember. Remember that in the darkest days when everything stopped, you turned to artists.

Garden prep 

Josh Davis boosted

Opportunity Threads sewing needs assistance to retool their production to start producing PPE for workers at Cooperative Home Care Associates:

usworker.coop/blog/covid-19-su

Essential supplies available by delivery during the quarantine:

Josh Davis boosted

"The lifestyle implications of degrowth and sufficiency are far more radical than the “light green” forms of sustainable consumption that are widely discussed today. (...)

In a degrowth society we would aspire to localise our economies as far and as appropriately as possible. This would assist with reducing carbon-intensive global trade, while also building resilience in the face of an uncertain and turbulent future.

Through forms of direct or participatory democracy we would organise our economies to ensure that everyone’s basic needs are met, and then redirect our energies away from economic expansion."

Show thread

My mom and aunt are hard at work making masks for the hospital.

Josh Davis boosted

Liberty without socialism is privilege and injustice; socialism without liberty is slavery and brutality.
-- Mikhail Bakunin

#anarchism #quote #bot

Josh Davis boosted

They're reopening disneyland, but equipping all staff with flame throwers in order to remove permanently all sick guests. :stld:

For people in worried about possible eviction, the Sustainable Economies Law Center has created a template letter to send to your landlord:

docs.google.com/file/d/1ieVjgI

Josh Davis boosted
Josh Davis boosted

I think a lot of the stage dressing may fall away from our financial and economic system over the coming weeks and months. , is going to have it's day, and the fear-mongering about federal deficits may be going the way of the dodo (about time, too).

nakedcapitalism.com/2020/03/at

Show more
social.coop

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!