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Doug Belshaw πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ίβ˜ οΈβœŠ @dajbelshaw@social.coop

There's great work being done around the world, but so much of it is bankrolled by really problematic neoliberal enterprises as a marketing exercise.

The difficulty with that isn't that money is being funnelled into good causes, but that those good causes are beholden (even if subconsciously) to those neoliberal enterprises.

How about big companies pay their taxes and citizens decide where money is spent, instead of rich white guys and their marketing departments deciding?

In today's , I've returned to the topic of the , prompted by @wu_lee whose toot led me to Sean Tilley's interview with Mike Macgirven, the author of .

"The thing about heterarchy is: more heterarchy" in Paregorios.org (blog), paregorios.org/posts/2018/04/f

Some criticism of in there.

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Is there any phrase more vacuous than 'thought leader'?

Reddit AMA starting now! Ask @doctorow, @prilkit, and @kwiens of @ifixit your questions about fixing and jailbreaking your devices, and how we're working to improve laws so you can configure devices to do your bidding, rather than some distant tech giant's t.co/NGwu0ZGV2F source: twitter.com/eff/status/9870368