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Exarcheia, Athens
[image description: stencil graffiti reading
'DEAR CAPITALISM.
IT'S NOT YOU. IT'S ME.

JUST KIDDING.
IT'S YOU.

IT'S OVER!']

Plaka, Athens
[image description: graffiti reading 'our cities turn into commodities'
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Plaka, Athens
[image: graffiti reading SOLIDARITY WITH SQUATS with anarchist symbol]
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Exarcheia, Athens
[image description: graffiti on a street column reading STOP AIRBnB]
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Exarcheia, Athens
[image description: banner strung across a street reading 'Airbnb supporters go home Here we have class war']
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new book by the Institute of Network Cultures
The Critical Makers Reader: (Un)Learning Technology
eds Loes Bogers & Letizia Chiappini
networkcultures.org/blog/publi

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DisCOs looks really interesting:

'DisCOs are a P2P/Commons, cooperative and Feminist Economic alternative to Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (or DAOs).'

disco.coop

'...a set of organisational tools and practices for groups of people who want to work together in a cooperative, commons-oriented, and feminist economic form.'

hackernoon.com/last-night-a-di

h/t social.coop/@ckohtala

I am opting out of all discussions of what is going on in Bolivia

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If I Only Had a Heart: A DisCO Manifesto

Value Sovereignty, Care Work, Commons and Distributed Cooperative Organizations

disco.coop/wp-content/uploads/

yes! the DisCO Manifesto is launched!
Organizations, and oriented
disco.coop/2019/11/you-say-dec

tomorrow in Amsterdam, Institute of Network Culture's MoneyLab event - Ruth Catlow from Furtherfield will introduce the Manifesto in session 4 'Beyond the “Blokechain”: the Cryptofeminist Agenda'
networkcultures.org/moneylab/e

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can we please start calling worker cooperatives syndicates? it makes practicing economic democracy sound sooo much sexier

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This article about the recent arrival on Mastodon of many Twitter users from #India is by far more complete than many others I've seen these days: qz.com/india/1746734/angry-twi
But unsurprisingly it ends with a common doubt about Mastodon being a platform filled with echo chambers.

Well, being an italian that in the last days interacted with so many people from India and having learned from many new things about indian society from them it sounds fun 😄

On Mastodon you can find and interact with a huge amount of different communities: LGBT communities based in UK, vegans from the States, german metalheads, Solarpunks, some algerian guys, italian anarchists, french hackers, anime-fans from all around, indian muslims, south american activists...

It's a kind of variety that is rarely encountered on commercial social media.

total happiness and weekend contentedness is reading comrades' intelligent, intellectual, engaged-in-practice, resistance oriented, insightful and passionate work.
the world is on fire but the bucket brigades have been working for a lot longer than most people realize.

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We @haecksen are preparing for a next round of women in IT stamps for #36C3.
Should we present groups women this time? We thought of Pickering's Harem, Colossus Code Breaker and ENIAC Girls so far. Maybe Stephanie "Steve" Shirley's FI company. (Though we haven't done much research on them yet.) I would be nice to have five new stamps like last time.
Can you think of any other women groups? Maybe even from outside the UK/US?

#womeninIT #womeninSTEM #Mastoart #ccc @ChaosPost @digitalcourage

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RT @sexandstartups@twitter.com

Could 🦓 @Meetup@twitter.com rise from 🦄🔥🗑️ @WeWork@twitter.com's fall? In our latest piece, co-authored with @ntnsndr@twitter.com, we imagine users as owners and an that protects this asset so core to community and civil society. Share your thoughts! medium.com/@sexandstartups/mee

🐦🔗: twitter.com/sexandstartups/sta

How to Run a City Like Amazon, and Other Fables
"In a city ‘run like a business’, the ethos and logic of city government shifts from a bureau- cracy serving citizens for the common good, to a technocracy that adopts business models and practices to serve individual consumers. In a city ‘run by businesses’ the provision of services and essential infrastructure transfers
from public to private delivery."
A collection of essays and speculative fiction:
meatspacepress.com

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