The Cooperative Man -- a new documentary about José Maria Arizmendiarrieta, the organizer of the Mondragón cooperative experience.
youtube.com/watch?v=4fyB-uwV2v

Got Sylvia Federici's "Caliban and the Witches," which seems to be a good short social history of witches and capitalism. I had hoped for more philosophical exploration of the figures of Caliban and Sycorax, his mother.

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Love this picture of my friend Yunoki san, who we all refer to as "legend" because of her decades of struggle for democratic unionism and women's liberation. In the first photo she's on strike against the merger of Showa Oil and Shell Oil, in 1984. The men are managers, monitoring and mocking her. In the second one she is at a May Day demo calling for parental leave for men and women and protesting firings.
asahi.com/articles/photo/AS201


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I don't personally have much info on this in the CO area, but I'm reminded of a story a Vancouver friend told me about a local credit union:

The credit union started offering payday-style loans at interest rates consistent with conventional loans and decimated the predatory payday loan industry in the area.

I wish i had the specific name of the credit union because that rules.

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The Ethical Tech Giving Guide put out by the Free Software Foundation has some good recommendations

fsf.org/givingguide/v9/

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Super excited to be a founding investor member/owner in the East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative

Let’s take housing off the speculative market!

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Me and @GuerillaOntologist interviewed Emma Back from Equal Care Cooperative in the first episode of Platform Cooperative Podcast.

It's a UK multi-stakeholder owned by care givers and receivers.

Here's a link to the video of the interview:
youtube.com/watch?v=PWLigOBOmb

Here's a branch of the coop:
weco.io/b/equalcarecoop/

They have a crowdfunding campaign going on over here:
crowdfunder.co.uk/equal-care-c

For every boost this toot receives, I will donate 0,50£ to their crowdfunding campaign!

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'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.
yumpu.com/s/7FdX5GIT0eMC2Oql

@kavbojka @mattcropp @Matt_Noyes @ntnsndr @emi @yova @wolftune @richardb – I'd love to hear what you think about this work!

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Hey, Fedifriends, does anyone know some good, free resources for #ConflictRresolution / #moderation?

I'm thinking about starting a discord server for a project, but I'm afraid I'll be out of my depth trying to manage users I don't personally know.

#advice

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I released a new version of my Firefox extension that will forcefully redirect you away from privacy erosive services to better alternatives. It started as a joke, but I end up actually using it.

When I want to look up a place, I instinctively and mechanically start typing "maps.googl...". This extension will instead take me to OpenStreetMaps. It will also functionally translate Google Search links to DuckDuckGo and Google Translate links to Deepl.

addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firef

#FuckOffGoogle

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My notes on "The Coaching Habit": anaulin.org/blog/book-notes-th

TL;DR: Short, useful read. Highly recommended for most anyone who wants to get better at listening and supporting others.

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Climate change impeding the fight against fascism:

"You're getting this email because you pre-ordered Space Cats Fight Fascism. To make a long story short: some of our materials were destroyed in transit to our fulfillment house during the California wild fires.

"But here's the good news: we worked our tails off to overcome these hurdles, replacing the parts that were lost in the fires. And we believe the games and expansions are shipping next week, via priority mail."

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social.coop

social.coop is a 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]