@tbeckett @GuerillaOntologist a few years ago, the UK's Alex Bird of consultancy.coop proposed 3 additional coop principles, one of which was a max pay ratio of 1:7. At the time I was shocked by what I perceived to be the lack of ambition towards equal pay... Now, disappointingly, I understand the extent of the capitalist compromise.
> If you can't fix it, you don't own it.
- Is better than recycling
- Saves you money
- Teaches engineering
- Saves the planet
“Just 100 companies responsible for 71% of global emissions, study says“
There is a hard limit to how much of an effect lifestyle changes alone can have. https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2017/jul/10/100-fossil-fuel-companies-investors-responsible-71-global-emissions-cdp-study-climate-change
@nicksellen hey there, i'm sure Cornerstoners will be happy to have you again, I'll email them to check. There's a bunch of interesting infrastructural food stuff in Leeds, and you might want to hook up with @Graham_Mitchell who's a bit further to the west of West Yorks. Thanks @douginamug for drawing my attention 🙂
I've been trying to plan a little UK co-op hitchhiking tour, better start this week!
Will start in Glasgow and slowly make my way down south. Looking for sofas/floors to sleep on and co-ops to visit of any kind, but especially digital-y/software ones...
Would like to talk about saving food (esp. with https://karrot.world), web hosting, platform co-ops, volunteers, grassroots, open source, CoTech, social.coop, etc...
Should start in the next couple of days. Lemme know if I should swing by!
@mattcropp loving the local food networks in #BTV, esp Diggers Mirth collective farm and lovely Ms Wienerz revolutionary doughnuts. Pls pass on hugs to #Minneapolis #coops - i esp recommend Hard Times cafe, Equal Exchange and Shared Capital - if you can, get a copy of the history of the North Country Coop - an eye-opening account of the Coop Wars in the Twin Cities & much food for thought. http://www.radicalrootsfilm.com
@emi I had a conversation with Bill Patrie in North Dakota where he referred to some research which might be relevant, i'll ping him and ask if he can dig it out.
@vfrmedia thanks Alex, much appreciated! doh.
hi #BTV folks, UK anarcha-cooperator (me) coming through next Sun 30th til Wed 3rd and *in need of a sofa to surf*. Here's more about me: www.leedscath.wixsite.com/northamericantour. Can anyone help out? It would also be mint to have some kind of potluck or discussion on Mon or Tue evening, venue suggestions welcome. My email/ phone/whatsapp etc info on my blog. @TheScienceRobot @mattcropp @LabB @email@example.com
@mattcropp @TheScienceRobot oops, boosted instead of replied. Anyway, yes - heading down through VT, then Western Mass, then Worcester, maybe Providence, then Boston. My itinerary is here: https://leedscath.wixsite.com/northamericantour/single-post/2018/09/11/The-last-6-weeks
hello social.cooperators of #Canada. Suggestions, offers and introductions v welcome: I'll be in #toronto #ottawa #montreal in the next 2 weeks & #novascotia in late Oct. I'd love to meet people and also wlt have a sofa to sleep on in any of those places. Here's what I'm up to: www.leedscath.wixsite.com/northamericantour Thanks all 🙂
@nicksellen hello - how cool to see you here :-) where are you these days?
TONIGHT! TUE 11th, 7pm at The Fledge #Lansing #Michigan, http://thefledge.com/
Bring food & let's talk #solidarityeconomy, #coops as vehicles 4 social change, setting up #housingcoops & other coops, #decentralised comms, why coops/collectives fail, #FairCoin #communityorganising #MutualAid etc
how many generations before we get to an ecologically sustainable gift economy? #learntocooperate
social.coop is a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]