The history of our glorious "democracy" 

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My home co-op Union Cab made this statement in support of Movement for Black Lives. It took them a bit longer because it was a membership discussion, but it is a powerful statement. Also, while the co-op membership has historically been over 90% white, it currently has a Black man serving as President and another Black man serving as Business Mgr (the highest ranking management position).I was the last General Mgr and first Business Mgr. rb.gy/zxgwoz

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that unemployment is down. Meanwhile, the US Dept. of Labor reports more people on unemployment insurance than ever before. 🤔

wolfstreet.com/2020/07/02/neve

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I get very exhausted when people use their knowledge about how things are done in the big tech / surveillance capitalism (or maybe just "capitalist") world, and try and apply it in totally different domains, like community-focused volunteer projects.

Almost all the implicit assumptions don't hold.

Capitalist projects have a lot of resources to solve problems because they are willing to engage in destructive and extractive behaviours.

If we remove that part, the equation massively changes.

Here's how a group of disgruntled non-profit employees effectively fired their employer and started a

geo.coop/articles/how-turn-you

Just finished reading "James Boggs, the 'Outsiders,' and the Challenge of Postindustrial Society by Cedric Johnson. You can get it on sci-hub.tw by putting this in the search bar:
doi.org/10.1080/10999949.2011.

"Bogg's response to the coming of automation and the postindustrial society is neither Luddite nor welfare statist. Neither of these strategies harnesses the revolutionary egalitarian potential of the new forces of production."

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I've worked out a new political ideology called everyone sucks apart from me and my 7 comrades actually 2 of them are also kinda dicks

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Stay focused on the problem, not the distractions!

Michael Hudson, everybody's favorite Marxian economist and biblical historian, on what's coming down the pike for the US. This ain't gonna be pretty.

nakedcapitalism.com/2020/06/mi

"Former St. Louis Police Officer Redditt Hudson and National Coalition of Law Enforcement Officers for Justice Reform and Accountability Reddit Hudson explains why he supports police defunding. During this Justice System episode, Hudson talks about his experience as a police officer and why he became an advocate for change."

youtube.com/watch?v=1qeHjjwYNR

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