BBC had loads of coverage on the right to repair and the Ecodesign Directive today. We were busy!
Urban commons shared spaces - about commons in the urban environment (pdf)
Throughout Europe we are witnessing a blossoming of self-organised, collective practices in the urban environment.
@doctorow on platform #coops #PlatformCooperativism in ride-sharing
article in First Monday:
'"Free as in sexist?" Free culture and the gender gap'
Despite the values of freedom and openness, the free culture movement’s gender balance is as skewed (or more so) as that of the computing culture from which it arose.
#FOSS #p2p #peerproduction #inclusion
Another End of the World Is Possible: Indigenous Solidarity and Blocking Extractive Infrastructure in #Canada Read here --> https://enoughisenough14.org/2019/01/06/another-end-of-the-world-is-possible-indigenous-solidarity-and-blocking-extractive-infrastructure-in-canada/
Fred Turner: Machine Politics - The rise of the internet and a new age of authoritarianism.
🏋🏾♀️🎺🌶🐠 Resources for Decentralised Organising 🐚🌈🍒👩🏽🔬
a mega list of handbooks and toolkits
for groups working without top-down management
from social movements to workplaces
open source for anyone to read, update, share
This is one of the most meaningful and thought-provoking pieces I've ever read.
"There’s another crucial size somewhere between 30 and 200 people: small enough that most of the members can know each other’s name, big enough to support many Crews to coalesce. Coordinated impact at this scale requires some formal rules & roles, but mostly you can hold coherence just by putting a bit of extra effort into the relationships."
PSA: If you're a #maker, please, if you can, design your stuff in the #openstructures grid! Modularity makes things so so much more sustainable, by making them easy to repair, customize, repurpose, and reuse - but the benefits only come with widespread adoption
Please boost this if you support sustainable inventing!
»Looking to interview women in maker-/hackerspaces in the UK, Germany and Austria. Get in touch if you're interested and find out more about my research here: https://elisabethloose.wixsite.com/research
#maker #Makers #making #MakerMovement #makerspace #interview #research #women«
#DegrowthMalmö Show more
Alf Hornborg: in the dictionary to liquidate is both to convert into cash, and to destroy. General purpose money "makes it possible to exchange Coca Cola for rainforest and coral reefs for iPhones".
#DegrowthMalmö Show more
Andreas Malm - highlighting the degrowth movement as compelling intersection between research on environmental science and environmental activism: the power of "rekindling the utopian imagination while stressing the limits to human metabolism"
#DegrowthMalmö design session Show more
Design for Degrowth session in two hours, starting at 16.00, in the Pianobar! how delightful.
organizers Benjamin Tyl, Iban Lizzaralde, Andrea Vetter; presenters Maud Rio, Carmella Cucuzella, Idil Gaziulusoy, me
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]