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RT @doctorow@twitter.com

Apple is a one-company environmental apocalypse, with the industry's worst practices for old/broken electronics. Others fix systems, re-use parts, and keep parts available. Apple literally orders its partners to shred it all and turn it into landfill.

vice.com/en_us/article/yp73jw/

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🐦🔗: twitter.com/doctorow/status/12

RT @naomibot@twitter.com

Welcome to my full sun, hot, dry inland SoCal garden that receives ZERO supplemental irrigation.

I live in LA County where 70% of water consumed by the average single family home is used outside.

We can do better and it’s not hard.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/naomibot/status/12

I wish there was a restaurant called Hey Food

can relate to this answer... "If you want to find your mission, look to your desired future and ask what's missing in the present."

RT @RichDecibels@twitter.com

To me the most obvious "missing" is not a transformation of consciousness, decentralised tech tools, or political revolution, but a reliable methodology that supports small groups in many different contexts to reliably settle into a pattern of deep collaboration.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/RichDecibels/statu

RT @open_coop@twitter.com

"The most effective way to enable the new economy is to empower people to set up and develop decentralised groups via a centralised, cooperative platform” says @DefactoDesign@twitter.com - thanks to @dilgreen@twitter.com for links - nod to @xdamman@twitter.com & @RichDecibels@twitter.com open.coop/2020/02/20/making-gr

🐦🔗: twitter.com/open_coop/status/1

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This new impact report on @Enspiral@twitter.com is heckuva interesting, because it doesn't try to fight the complexity of an emergent, self-organising "ecosystem of purposes", and yet it still manages to tell a simple and useful story.

medium.com/enspiral-tales/what

Emma Kinema from Game Workers Unite on creative/tech worker organizing at XOXO youtu.be/dHp_DwVm2EA

the future of labor is better than the future of work, sign-up for the assembly by this Friday 9/27, details: navel.la/news/assembliesq2sign

Vote for these pro-worker panels @ SXSW Interactive! (before 8/23) Tech Workers of the World, Unite! panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/9580, The Rise of Contracting In Tech: Underground Story panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/1044, Meetup: Organize for Power in Your Workplace panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/9411, Turning the Tech Backlash into a Plan of Action panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/9661

IF YOU'RE UNEMPLOYED IT'S NOT BECAUSE THERE ISN T ANY WORK

Austin Software Co-ops is having an online discussion with authors of Enspiral's 'Better Work Together' book on 7/3 7p CT meetup.com/Austin-Software-Co-

Tech Workers Coalition is in Los Angeles! Intro meeting Thur. 5/30 at 6:30p, Peace Center, 3916 Sepulveda Bl, Culver City. Learn about TWC, recent tech + local labor action, and discuss what we want for our workplaces + for tech in LA meetup.com/Tech-Workers-Coalit

Back at work? Try Workers' Happy Hour, 1st Wednesdays 6-8pm at Mandrake (LA) starting tonite! plotting, strategizing, organizing, networking, ranting...

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The Ethical Tech Giving Guide put out by the Free Software Foundation has some good recommendations

fsf.org/givingguide/v9/

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The 3rd ep of The New Constructivist podcast features Zen Buddhist priest & author Karen Maezen Miller. She goes into how she went from running a "successful" business out of sync with her values to a fuller life guided by a spiritual practice she never expected to find. bit.ly/2zk7V3H

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