Watch "David Liebe Hart - Live from Quarantine, Leeds UK, Mar 18, 2020" on YouTube https://youtu.be/Y6Cw8whTPkU
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).
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).
Opportunity Threads sewing #cooperative needs assistance to retool their production to start producing PPE for workers at Cooperative Home Care Associates:
"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."
For people in #California worried about possible eviction, the Sustainable Economies Law Center has created a template letter to send to your landlord:
Windows code-execution zeroday is under active exploit, Microsoft warns https://arstechnica.com/?post_type=post&p=1662596 (https://v2.jacky.wtf/post/5d014870-c79d-41d8-8f0e-bd1d2c41c1e2)
James Galbraith on what the Feds need to do to tackle the #covid crisis:
I think a lot of the stage dressing may fall away from our financial and economic system over the coming weeks and months. #MMT, 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).
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