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:workersparadise.org/2020/09/13

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. cascadia.community/groups/2998

My quote for 2020: "Everybody's got a plan until they get punched in the mouth" Mike Tyson #2020

blossom.social/ is the latest entry in cooperative social networks. I'd be interested to hear what people think.

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.

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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. rb.gy/zxgwoz

Okay, I pulled the original and re-wrote this. Cities are essentially structure that promote capitalism and, therefore, racism. Abolish the City: workersparadise.org/2020/06/22

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