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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

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

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Yesterday, launched the course Who Owns the World?

Next week's lecture by New York Times labor correspondent 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 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
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.

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Current Affairs gets it: we need .

Of course, because we're so f'cking cool, we've already got 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

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

It should have become a

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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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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.

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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.

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A cool social justice × media-making conference coming up: the Allied Media Conference, June 25-28, Detroit

You can check out programs from previous years to get a feel for it:


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