I'd love more tech people to think about housing, and more housing people to think about tech.
To that end I've been co-organising an event with @kawaiipunk (and other people I can't @ mention).
You can come and hear me speak about https://kanthaus.online/en and other things :)
It's 7pm Wednesday November 28th at space4 in London.
Here is a nice link https://www.meetup.com/London-CoTech-Meetup/events/256342790/
Recently reminded of the wave of explicitly #Feminist #CreditUnions founding in the 1970s, when most banks in the US required women to have a male co-signer on loans: https://www.nytimes.com/1974/08/27/archives/feminists-open-own-credit-union-slew-haven-office-for-loans-ends.html
Veteran's Day, David Graeber Show more
This article by David Graeber on the place of militarism in working class culture is really insightful: https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/david-graeber-army-of-altruists
Voter suppression certainly includes not counting votes, and the related trick of making tens of thousands of votes 'provisional' and then not counting those.
Voter suppression includes removing people from the voting rolls, which has also been done in Georgia and Florida by the tens of thousands.
I was talking to someone from my co-ops solidarity fund this evening.
What occured to me, is that real politics is anything but parliamentory.
The first #WorkerCoop conversion in #Vermont to be partially financed by my organization's revolving loan fund, Vermont Computing Cooperative, has just paid that loan back in full with interest, so it will be available to the next group of employees of modest means seeking to #GoCoop... 💖
I recently switched away from iOS to Android and was wondering if anyone has a recommendations for a music player to play a device-local music collection.
Co-op Finance Job Show more
The #Cooperative Fund of #NewEngland is looking for a #multilingual (Spanish & English) Cooperative Business Support Officer (CBSO) who will manage CFNE’s business support services to its prospective, applicant, and borrowing co-ops as well as create and maintain systems to track and ensure the quality of CFNE and partner provided technical assistance (TA)
We still have a tech position open at the Freedom of the Press Foundation (a nonprofit): a Sr. Software Engineer position to work on SecureDrop, the open source whistleblower platform used by 65+ media organizations, originally developed by the late Aaron Swartz.
You get paid to work
✅ from anywhere in the world
✅ on a world-changing project
✅ that's open source,
✅ stewarded by a small team
✅ that's led by a woman.
Help spreading the word is much appreciated:
“You don't need to create the fake video for this tech to have a serious impact. You just point to the fact that the tech exists and you can impugn the integrity of the stuff that’s real.”
social.coop is a 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]