A few years ago I visited this Japanese #WorkersCollective that provides employment support for disabled persons. Unlike organizations that aim to "prepare" people to work in typical capitalist companies, they emphasize developing cooperative work that is fulfilling and humane.
Here are the full details on our open developer position:
We're looking for #Go developers, but welcome anyone with similar web development skills to apply! There's plenty to be done around #WriteFreely, and lots of opportunity to learn Go, if you're interested.
Ann Arbor coffee shop would rather close than have a unionized work force:
Such a handsome kid #MastoGoats 🐐
New best friends #MastoGoats
@GuerillaOntologist Does anyone know of US examples of hybrid worker/consumer coops? Eroski, in Spain, is largely organized this way with consumer members and worker members sharing governance 50/50...
Two goat kids playing while mom looks on. #MastoGoats 🐐
Staying inside on a rainy day #MastoGoats 🐐
[Two goat kids curled up together on some fresh straw]
Extreme close-up time! #MastoGoats 🐐
[3 photos of a day-old kid nursing on it's mama]
More new arrivals. Onyx had two kids this afternoon sometime. #MastoGoats
Offerings: subs to all mags at a reasonable discount, ability to buy bundles/curated mag selections by theme or genre, ab. to buy individual stories, ab. to gift mags/bundles to other people, a community managed library with issues/stories/bundles that can be “checked out.”
A community online library is super important because it fosters two cultural attitudes simultaneously: Art Has Value no matter the length or format & art should be accessible to everyone (without short-changing artists).
Montanan, Pragmatist, Existentialist, Cooperator, Content Manager of your favorite Solidarity Economics website: geo.coop
social.coop is a cooperatively-run corner of the Fediverse. The instance is democratically governed by its members, who generally share an interest in the co-op model, but topics of discussion range widely.
Our instance is supported by sliding scale contributions of $1-10/mo made via Open Collective. You must have an active Open Collective account to apply for membership; you may set one up here