Peer-to-peer networks, platforms, decentralisation, worker empowerment and other forms of worker-led democracy allover. Why, then, do we need managers? https://aeon.co/essays/no-boss-no-thanks-why-managers-are-more-important-than-ever Why self-management without someone being responsible never works! #selfmanagment #myths #accountability
Putting Feelings Into Words: #Affect #Labeling as Implicit #Emotion #Regulation https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1754073917742706
GAME WORKERS UNITE UK IS NOW A LEGAL TRADE UNION
We are proud to announce that we have become a branch of @IWGBunion@twitter.com - a small, dynamic and effective trade union.
Are you a worker and are worried you will be exploited by the games industry✊🏻✊🏿✊🎮
Here’s a forest planted on an abandoned open-pit coal mine in Germany. 🌳💚☀️🌱
Article: The Best Technology for Fighting Climate Change Isn't a Technology
"Why Universal Basic Income Is Not the Solution We Think It Is"
The racial wealth gap is real. But a guaranteed income is not going to fix it.
Short bite sized Japanese cooperative history:
And more in depth article: https://www.shareable.net/blog/how-Japan-is-working-towards-creating-a-true-sharing-economy
Me and @GuerillaOntologist interviewed Emma Back from Equal Care Cooperative in the first episode of Platform Cooperative Podcast.
It's a UK multi-stakeholder #coop owned by care givers and receivers.
Here's a link to the video of the interview:
They have a crowdfunding campaign going on over here:
For every boost this toot receives, I will donate 0,50£ to their crowdfunding campaign!
'momentum building for global grassroots democracy' – our report on Collaboration Incubator activities in 2018 is out. Enjoy our co-created 74 pages full of pictures, stories and resources. #Commons #Democracy #Trust #Facilitation #DragonDreaming
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"Love needs force to conquer the ruling powers and dismantle their corrupt institutions before it can create a new world of common wealth." - #Commonwealth
Great to have love as our protagonist.
Negri & Hardt often rely on this "x has to happen before y can happen" framing. But haven't we seen that the creation of a new world of common wealth and the organization of force capable of dismantling the corrupt institutions are not stages but dimensions of love in action?
#LuisRazeto identifies "10 Roads of Solidarity Economy"
1. The Road of the Poor & the popular economy
2. The Road of Solidarity with the Poor (donations, services, npo)
3. The Road of Labor
4. The Road of Social Participation and Self-Management
5. The Road of Transformative Action & social change
6. The Road of Alternative Development
7. The Road of Ecology
8. The Road of Women and Families
9. The Road of First Peoples
10. The Road of the Spirit.
I think it's good to recognize multiple roads.
Cooperatives Europe is circulating a call for proposals (€26,000) for a "knowledge base" platform on co-op development. Any takers? https://coopseurope.coop/resources/news/call-proposals-development-cooperative-knowledge-base #platformcoop
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