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Back on the fediverse after a while to write some toots for @karrot , I remembered that I wrote a text for food saving/sharing groups making a case for them not to use Facebook for organizing and to choose free and open-source tools instead.

I make not only an ethical argument, but also explain why other tools are much better suited for these communities to grow and work properly:
foodsaving.today/en/blog/2018/

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Karen Miller, an old friend, comrade, and CUNY prof started a co-op online homeschool a few months ago. Thousands of kids have participated. I plan to interview her for GEO... homeschoolcoop2020.com/

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Wow, there is a whole public conversation going on inside the Creative Commons copy of 'Twitter & Teargas' via hypothes.is

Now that's what I call hypertext

via.hypothes.is/https://www.tw

And message Agaric here or via agaric.coop/ask for 15% off these trainings for Mastodon people. Y'all rock!

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We're still putting on both the migration trainings we were set to give at — like most of the Drupal activities that would have happened in Minneapolis, learning about migrating data and content into Drupal 9 will now happen online!

agaric.coop/training

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Here comes ! There's no trainings as part of but don't forget to check out the offerings from the many Drupal community approved organizations on drupal.org/training

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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 boards.greenhouse.io/nylas

Holler if you're even vaguely curious! #hiring #techjobs

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Yesterday, @pcc_global@twitter.com launched the course Who Owns the World? whoownstheworld.org/

Next week's lecture by New York Times labor correspondent @greenhouseny@twitter.com will be about unions!

Watch the live stream on January 29, 6 pm ET.
whoownstheworld.org/live-strea

We want to help as many people as possible upgrade from 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.

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agaric.coop/blog/make-2020-yea

We're helping PortsideOrg@twitter.com
deepen their coverage of and social justice movements in 2020 by improving their issue pages and related content algorithm.

All work is done as , free for others to use and benefit from.

agaric.coop/blog/support-indep

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Current Affairs gets it: we need .

currentaffairs.org/2019/10/the

Of course, because we're so f'cking cool, we've already got social.coop and GEO people working on this 😎

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RT WeAreOpenCoop: Our members have thought and tinkered for organizations like mozilla, creativecommons, greenpeace, bbc and many more. See what our #coop can do for you - Schedule a thinkathon
weareopen.coop/thinkathon/

The nonprofit that managed the .org top level domain sold out to a private equity firm.

It should have become a

agaric.coop/blog/private-equit

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Just finished translating the final chapter of @luisrazeto's .

"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 next month

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