It was pointed out to me on Friday that today is the 50th Anniversary of the "Friedman Doctrine" (now mostly known as the Shock Doctrine). My thoughts:https://workersparadise.org/2020/09/13/the-friedman-doctrine-50-years-on-a-total-disaster/ #coops
for those of you in the Cascadia bioregion. . . this is a new project by someone from Salem, OR. It is really only 1-2 people right now, but I jumped in as a resource. https://www.cascadia.community/groups/2998041/feed
http://blossom.social/ is the latest entry in cooperative social networks. I'd be interested to hear what people think.
Thinking about the identity/generational crisis happening in a lot of organizations right now. . . https://workersparadise.org/2020/07/13/how-do-we-sense-make-of-it-all/ #cooperative
@johnnymac sounds a good read! but when I clicked the link it shows me this:
This is also significant becuase UCC has a long standing policy of only supporting co-ops and labor mvoements, but I believe that they correctly correlate racism with capitalism, so supporting BLM is a labor issue.
My home co-op Union Cab made this statement in support of Movement for Black Lives. It took them a bit longer because it was a membership discussion, but it is a powerful statement. Also, while the co-op membership has historically been over 90% white, it currently has a Black man serving as President and another Black man serving as Business Mgr (the highest ranking management position).I was the last General Mgr and first Business Mgr. https://rb.gy/zxgwoz #coops #blacklivesmatter
Okay, I pulled the original and re-wrote this. Cities are essentially structure that promote capitalism and, therefore, racism. Abolish the City: https://workersparadise.org/2020/06/22/abolish-the-city/
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