How do co-op folks feel about the term Member compared to, say, Owner? It seems clear that within Capitalism, Membership is an increasingly weak & vague idea with little implication of ownership or democratic control.
In an world where you can be a "member" of things as varied as a gym, amazon prime, a youtube page, a zoo, a theme park, a political party, a car rental place, costco…
What term can consistently draw a firm line between co-ops & capitalist "perk programs" who sell a co-op vibe?
so far I have stubbornly avoided zoom and used open source tools and now I have too use it and I am pissed… cowards
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