"So, when we ask what can be learned from the recent struggles in Sudan, we are brought full circle to a host of durable and effective strategies that make up the nucleus of movement-building, most of which are present more than ever in the uprisings across the US. This includes an emphasis on the provision of services to the people, the importance of building and sustaining truly broad based coalitions, with participation from every sector of society."

from roarmag.org/essays/now-is-the-

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Next Monday it's **commons.hour** again!

In our 2nd session we'll have Ela Kagel from Supermarkt Berlin/Platform Coops Germany

to kick off the debate about social and economic relations, open contributions, value flows and how to assure everyone can be activist


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Ann Marie Utratel presented DisCO as part of the Radical Practice module at the Royal College of Art.

"DisCO is the result of many years working in a small translation collective and hacking our way through a new way to make visible the invisible, and also to share information freely and to understand the value of all of the work that we do, including the work that is not normally recognized." 💜 👇 ✨


"The Gitea project is currently reaching out to professionals who would be able to perform an accessibility audit (and be paid of course).

This issue is currently a placeholder for when we receive the report so we can coordinate remediation of issues identified.

If you are, or know, someone who can perform a professional accessibility audit of Gitea please reach out to the project team at maintainers@gitea.io (or any of the project owners per their email in CONTRIBUTING.md)."

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OwnCast is a free open source self-hosted alternative to Amazon's Twitch, which lets you stream live video and text chat with viewers. The new official account is at:

➡️ @owncast

You can see a directory of OwnCast streamers at directory.owncast.online (and the software's own site is at owncast.online).

OwnCast is currently testing Fediverse support, which will let people follow from Mastodon etc.

#OwnCast #FOSS #FreeSoftware #OpenSource #SelfHosting #Twitch #Alternatives #Fediverse

#OtD 15 Oct 1966 in Oakland, CA, the Black Panther Party for Self Defence was set up. The Party would exist, despite heavy repression, until 1982 and did things like gave breakfasts to children and ran community health clinics. Learn more: shop.workingclasshistory.com/c

@kadin @brennen and now relevant for another use case thanks to @deltachat the latest updates are amazing!


Join @localfutures_ and the global movement to build resilient local economies and flourishing local communities. Take action with the tools and resources in this guide. Together we can change the economy. Let's go local! 💙 🌱


Karrot is a free open source platform for sharing real life resources (for example excess food, to prevent it going to waste).

You can follow the project at:

➡️ @karrot

The main instance is at karrot.world

You can find the source code at github.com/yunity

(The emphasis is on food, but the platform can be used to share anything.)

#Karrot #Activism #CoOp #CoOperative #FoodSharing #FoodAndDrink #FoodWaste #Food #FOSS #FLOSS #Libre #FreeSoftware #OpenSource #NGOs #Environment

If you love or/and use @Framasoft candies like #PeerTube, #Mobilizon, Frama(put what you want) they need your support and made several cards (with the amazing talent of @davidrevoy) explaining what they do /> soutenir.framasoft.org/en 🙌

Framasoft published this morning a donation campaign for 2022. I had the honor to fully illustrate it. You can flip more than thirty illustrated cards and discover this way this not-for-profit org.
Framasoft is really important to me. Pls support them💜

Mozilla has announced a grant of up to $30,000 "to people and projects that illuminate how to reimagine data in a way that shifts power away from big tech platforms and toward individuals and communities."


Only 10% of wine 'experts' can consistently rate the wine from the same bottle in the same way, and they aren't consistent the next year. After analysing results across wine competitions in california, medals were found to be distributed at random.

Original tweet : twitter.com/tilbots/status/144

I've released version 2.0.0 of my RSS to ActivityPub converter! This now provides functionality I'd hacked in to rss.friend.camp - it requires OAuth 2.0 authorization for someone to create a new AP account for an RSS feed.

I used to run this service "in the open" but was overwhelmed by spammers. Now the admin of a Mastodon (or Pleroma or any federated server that is an OAuth 2 provider) can provide this converter as a service solely to members of their instance.


We are looking for talented people in all areas of our business - from Engineering and Support to Sales and Marketing.

With Nextcloud, you make a difference. Check more than 10 new job openings and apply today! 💙

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