If you or someone you know has been affected by layoffs at #mozilla, please know that 1) you/the person are brilliant and valuable regardless of employment status and 2) we are hiring for lotsa roles here at Nylas https://boards.greenhouse.io/nylas
In praise of Ella Jo Baker:
Yesterday, @firstname.lastname@example.org launched the course Who Owns the World? https://www.whoownstheworld.org/
Next week's lecture by New York Times labor correspondent @email@example.com will be about unions!
Watch the live stream on January 29, 6 pm ET.
We want to help as many people as possible upgrade from #Drupal 7 to 8 this year, which is why we have five upcoming trainings (with more to be scheduled!) and a list of free resources to help people get started.
We're helping PortsideOrg@twitter.com
deepen their coverage of #Labor and social justice movements in 2020 by improving their issue pages and related content algorithm.
All work is done as #FreeSoftware, free for others to use and benefit from.
Of course, because we're so f'cking cool, we've already got social.coop and GEO people working on this 😎
The nonprofit that managed the .org top level domain sold out to a private equity firm.
It should have become a #platformcoop
"Razeto turns [here] to the economic, political, and cultural crisis of contemporary civilization... The analysis is rooted in Latin-American history and informed by Razeto’s study of ... Gramsci which began in his years of exile after the 1973 coup, and has particular relevance today in the context of the climate crisis, ... and crises of governability in country after country."
Coming to #GEO next month
Today at the Union Coop Symposium we heard from the Mexico Electrical Union (SME) about their decade long struggle to save jobs destroyed by the Calderon administration. it was an incredibly moving story and they continue to fight the government to uphold the agreement that includes 13 electrical plants and 50 buildings. I didn't take as complete notes as I had hoped due to being so enthralled.
the .org domain, once managed by a nonprofit, has now been bought by a private equity firm.
I was only able to attend one session of the #platformcoop conference but I was glad it was the superpanel facilitated by @FreeScholar of @agaric . Osamu Nakano of Japan Workers Cooperative Union was a particular standout asking about the contradiction between the anti-trade position of platforms and the worker enpowerment that is meant to be central to worker-owned coops.
Chapter 10 - The Road of Ancient Peoples. In this chapter Razeto seeks paths to solidarity economy in traditional indigenous economic and cultural practices, especially those of Andean peoples.
GEO's kicking off a fundraiser to help us pay for our spiffy new website (built by @agaric ).
Pitch in $35 and get an ebook copy of "Building Cooperative Power"
Contribute $50 and you get the ebook and the print edition!
$12 or more gets your name on our contributors page.
Many thanks to all our supporters!
🎉 #PeerTube 1.4 released 🎉
This new release includes a basic theme & plugin system, allows users to upload audio files (PeerTube will create videos from them), has a better registration process, a clearer account video channels page and many other features!
This release also adds Finnish, Greek and Scottish Gaelic languages support to the web interface thanks to PeerTube translators!
Thanks to all PeerTube contributors 😘
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