Unions in Nordic countries seem to be very focused on helping when things go wrong - during unemployment, when accidents happen, when there's unlawful treatment of workers.

This is absolutely vital, but I wonder whether focus should also be put to maximise potential, not just minimise risks.

Adult education, helping set up a coops or a voluntary move from wage-earner to self-employment, etc. all seem like worthy of more attention.

What if I told you time did not exist and that is how the Subgenius always wins?

Reality is like an onion, Donkey....

The 12th and final chapter of Roads is here! Get a cup of coffee and give it a read:

geo.coop/articles/solidarity-e

Big shoutouts to @luisrazeto for allowing us to translate and share his work, and to our own @Matt_Noyes for doing the translation! :TwinPines:

I'm a speculative fiction writer looking for worker-owners willing to talk about their work at a co-op.It is research for a novel series I'm working on. Any takers? For more details on work I've done here's a link: cadwellturnbull.com/publicatio

Boosts appreciated!

What's the best mastodon app for iphones? I've been using tootdon but the notification settings are glitching on me and I'm thinking of switching

Social.Coop members and other Mastodontists! We are having an informal debrief zoom chat on the recent Platform Cooperativism conference at the New School in NYC, with @LeoSammallahti @mattcropp @michaelafisher and other Social.Cooperators who participated. All are welcome to join. Details forthcoming. For now, please RSVP on Loomio:

loomio.org/d/qae8YJw2/platform

Anyone have a contact at @mayfirst? Looking for a teeny bit of info about them for the WCBDI annual report! www1.nyc.gov/nycbusiness/artic

Gig Alert!
We are looking for a designer for our conference program.
If you can work with us over the next two weeks, please get in touch via email info@platform.coop

working is cool but I can't really see myself in that role long-term

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Anyone have resources on manager evaluations? something my newly formed non-manager caucus at work is trying to get institutionalized and I'd love something with a or social justice lens

Does anyone have contacts at toolbox? I have a coworker who is interested in using it and they want a demo but they've been unable to get in contact with someone there who can set them up with one!

beautiful day outside. time to sit under an ikea lamp and stare deeply into a rectangle

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