really helpful sensemaking of the pandemic so far and the innappropriate government response. https://worlddoctorsalliance.com
Credit Commons protocol - reference implementation now available.
Why haven't "buying clubs" become more common with internet?
For example, 100 cat owners could join together, approach different cat food providers and bargain a discount through joint-purchasing.
My guess is that the venture capital model makes us only think in terms of what works as a capitalist firm.
Ventures like buying clubs make more sense as #coops or mutuals. The largest hardware store chain (Ace Hardware) and carpet flooring firm (CCA Global) in the US are both purchasing coops.
angry woke nonsense
It's not conservative vs liberal
It's not LGBTQ vs cishet
It's not even PoC vs white supremacists
It's RICH vs POOR, and one side is buying propaganda to make us fight over every divide EXCEPT for the class divide. Can we all just step away from each other's throats for ten fucking minutes, kill all of the landlords, and then get back to your regularly scheduled social war?
Vegan Australia are looking for advice and then a contractor to upgrade their database from txt files + python script.
Does anybody have an hour to talk to them?
Best article on vaccines I've ever read https://home.solari.com/deep-state-tactics-101-the-covid-injection-fraud-its-not-a-vaccine/
Super flattering post about my MOOC and how the Open Credit Network hopes to shape the COVID recession https://medium.com/@dilgreen/the-money-and-society-mooc-d92f38fec623
Some thoughts about COVID street-level group software. http://matslats.net/covid-organising
Serious stuff about fake pandemic http://gunsandbutter.org/blog/2020/03/19/covid-19-coronavirus-the-crisis
I enjoyed this article about how we went from market highs to bailouts in 2 weeks flat. https://northmantrader.com/2020/03/17/the-lesson/
Rad project. @Fairbnb_coop@twitter.com, the co-owned alternative to Airbnb, raised €600K from coop members so they're hiring: backend + mobile devs, design, product manager, social media manager. Based in Bologna.
37 minutes in and this talk gets more and more right
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