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It would really be cool to get some co-op stories (short and long) from around the world.

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Added an "alternatives to slack" page with Matrix / Riot on it, hope this is ok:

switching.social/ethical-alter

Any corrections/suggestions?

#Matrix #Riot #Slack

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#TorProject is a way of using the internet through an ever-changing randomly-connected network of volunteers' computers. The Tor web browser is based on Firefox, but works through the Tor network.

Tor is slower and trickier to use than normal web browsing, but it provides a higher level of privacy as Tor's randomness makes it more difficult to track people online.

You can find out more at:

torproject.org

You can follow the project on here at:

@torproject

#AlternativesAtoZ #Tor

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OnionShare 2 adds anonymous dropboxes, supports new Tor addresses, and is translated into a dozen new languages micahflee.com/2019/02/onionsha

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This is a growing movement, with children from over thirty towns across the #UK participating and the union of headteachers supporting it. Every day we hear more reports about climate and ecology -related disasters, the origins of which are man-made, the consequences of criminal responsibility on the part of countless so-called ‘grown-ups’. Young people are standing up and saying enough is #enough.

rebellion.earth/statement-from

#YouthStrike4Climate
#RebelForLife #ClimateJusticeNow
#ClimateAction

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We created a module called Give, that allows site owners to create donation forms, and manage donations from within the site itself.

Here's a breakdown of how it works agaric.coop/blog/build-and-man

Wow. Luisa María Alcalde, head of Mexico's Department of Labor and Social Welfare, explains the idea of union democracy quite clearly and forcefully. In the United States, the only politicians who talk about union democracy are anti-union Republicans who, like union bureaucrats, imagine democracy will weaken the workers movement.

eluniversal.com.mx/nacion/sind


Just finished reading "s novel "La Conferencia de Matilde." So interesting to read speculative fiction written by a neo-Gramscian researcher-organizer-theorist of solidarity economy! Goes on my list of books to translate...

@cadwellsocialcoop
@Steve

"...from the moment that the popular and solidarity economy comes into existence as a special mode of economic organization, managing to operate, however precariously, with factors of lower productivity and in a situation of marginality with respect to the markets, it demonstrates its possession of a special efficiency, in that even with precarious resources it is capable of functioning in sectors where other economic forms would turn out to be impossible."

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#SelfHosting and #CommunityHosting are when you run your own server for yourself or your community. This means you can have full control over whatever services run from that server, for example email or social networking.

It has traditionally been quite difficult to run a server, but there are a number of projects on the Fediverse that are trying to make it easier:

❓ YunoHost:
@yunohost

📦 FreedomBox: @freedomboxfndn

🍖 FreedomBone:
@freedombone

🍭 Lollipop Cloud:
@cloud

#AlternativesAtoZ

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Here is the technology policy @iwoc adopted. It could be instructive to these conversations happening on how to politicize the tech choices we make.

incarceratedworkers.org/resour

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RT @RiotChat@twitter.com: THIS IS IT!! Riot/Web is OUT OF BETA!!! Brand new design, new login, new settings, new room list, encryption key backup & emoji-powered device verification 🍌🐧🔑🤖🙂🚂🙂 check it out now at riot.im/app and read all the glorious details at medium.com/@RiotChat/the-big-1

🐦🔗: twitter.com/RiotChat/status/10

Nice development in Southern Colorado: a new cooperative-ish organization of farmers, millers, bakers, brewers/distillers, consumers all along the local "grain chain." If you all know of any other grain chain coops, let me know.



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do people know of good resources that break down the politics around technology and how tech choices can't be seen as simply a means to an end?

Audience would be radicals who still blindly use Google Suite, Facebook, Slack, Salesforce etc because their primary concern is "getting the job done."

These resources should also have an intersectional analysis b/c the tunnel vision free software purism response is a show stopper for me.

"Those are the stark options before us. And which outcome we end up with depends on the actions taken by social movements in the next two years. Because these are not questions that will be settled through elections alone. At their core, they are about building political power — enough to change the calculus of what is possible."

Naomi Klein

theintercept.com/2019/02/13/gr

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Internet ou la révolution du partage

"Si le numérique fait de chaque citoyen un client captif, certains défendent le logiciel libre comme éthique philosophique. État des lieux de la liberté informatique aux quatre coins du monde."
56 min
Disponible du 12/02/2019 au 19/04/2019
arte.tv/fr/videos/077346-000-A
via @Framasoft @artefr

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social.coop is a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]