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Just to keep track . . this toot
seems to pick up most of the thread in this discussion so far.

A few single outliers are probably missing. Bring 'em back in, responding here, if you like?

@lightweight @dajbelshaw @bonfire @homegrown @bhaugen @FreeScholar @jamiem @Wtebbens

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@bhaugen 3and4 of 4
> when the output of one process becomes the input to another

That sounds like a job for . . Superwiki! If each process was a page in a fedwiki (constructed from various pluigins, computing various stuff, drawing on data and results from other plugins/pages) then this capability would be a given.

Your wiki would be 'an app' not just a UI.

And self-documenting, if pages were thoughtfully written.

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@rd @bhaugen @Matt_Noyes
A companion movie, same era - The Plan (Lucas Aerospace shop stewards' corporate plan
"An essential historical and political essay, crafted with great intelligence and civic conscioence." London Film Festival

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I've had an awareness for a couple of years, of Zuckerberg's intention to steal banking from the bankers, and pull the world's poorest smartphone users into a sticky platform-banking web. On cue, here comes !
See @matslats of the , on Libracoin

And more here on class war among the old and new bankers
Slugging it out soon with China?

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Puzzled . . @mako makes a clear pitch on "Free software production needs free tools"
And is very clear on and (though says most code comes from solo not collaboration!). Yet not a hint of coop ownership of to keep tools honest & open (GitHub!). Surely tools today become platforms? And platforms require collaboration even if code doesn't? So why doesn't follow automatically, as we talk tools? How does libre not equal coop in FLOSS world?

We have a vacancy for a part time marketing lead. Do you want to help us to spread the word about the online meeting cooperative?

Check out job posting here: 

To followers - an invitation: check out - the online meeting coop. Change the world, one meeting at a time 💚

We provide online meeting & conferencing tools, powered by renewable energy, running on coop-governed infrastructure. Together with our members, we build the coop-commons.

And members, thank you. Invite your collaborators. The more members, the more hours we can pay . . and stretch to do more for you & the community.

Commoners’ actions against digital colonialism - Openness and limitation in digital stacks
Post-meeting resources are here:
- video recording
- shared notes
- 's slide deck
- notes on 'parallel economy' and 'parallel ethics' (aka dual power) in a that provisions digital spaces for organisers in the mutual sector - a distinct departure from classic norms.

Pretty damn please, if you publish something, anything, on a blog, site, whatever... I beg of you, make sure that publishing date is stated somewhere!

For example: how am I supposed to know, for example, if this is a freshly added new functionality, an old and since deprecated tech preview, or something in between?

Seriously, just display the damn publishing date, people!

Colombia, war, capital, death, beauty 

Speech - almost unreported in Britain? - at the UN by Colombian President Petro, 20 Sept 2022
- death and beauty, money and rationality
- war against drugs in Colombia
- war against nature in the Amazon
- war of capital against humanity
The UN source for Spanish full text, mp3 audio & video
In addition the Nextcloud folder above also includes an English machine translated pdf of the full text.
He's a marked man.

Next Monday
Nathan Schneider : Commoners’ actions against digital colonialism - Openness and limitation in digital stacks

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In session#10 on September 26th, Nathan Schneider will open a discussion on Commoners’ actions against digital colonialism - Openness and limitation in digital stacks. Nathan will be talking about going beyond open source, and what he calls 'governable stacks'.

To underpin the discussion here’s a set of notes that links Nathan’s concerns to the practical organisation of as a

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I have this image of The Queue as a thread being slowly teased out of the wider population, a certain strand of the British community drawn into a manipulable form where it can be wound onto a giant bobbin and then put someplace secure where all those folk feel comfortable and safe. The stark dissonance between the gap-between-monarchs as a moment to reflect on the hideous brutality of Empire and royalty and how all the entrenched hierarchy it enables actively thwarts our work to find solidarity and fix a planet in terrible crisis, on the one hand, and all the heartwarming stories from The Queue on the other, is a dreadful symptom in itself of the sickness that allows corporations to erase ecosystems and empires to starve colonies for profit.

Blogging for ppl tied to the command line all day, staring at black screens

Centralised, not federated-distributed. Same old . . ?

No new tools/UI needed, always to-hand 👍️ But an aspect of the sysadmin/coder fantasy, to control everything thro that single, minimalist, Terminal window??

I wrote this thing a few weeks ago; looking at whether it's possible in practice for DAOs to become co-ops, by using the lens of the 7 cooperative principles

death of a colleague 

Toda died Pablo Fernández, a great man that always worked for others, and a great example that having a physical disability has nothing to do with a person's value (in Spanish):

Many knows him for hist TEDx talks (16 minutes, translated to english):

His family, friends and colleagues are devastated, but his example will still inspire us while we live.

Australia elected a Labor PM in 1972 and briefly became independent, abolishing royal patronage and expressing solidarity with non-aligned countries.

Then MI6, the CIA, Nixon and the queen used "coupmasters" who previously worked on the coup against Indonesia's anti-colonial president Sukarno AND Chile's socialist leader Salvador Allende to trigger a "constitutional crisis" in Australia and simply fired the PM using "reserve powers."

They're figureheads until they're not

@Matt_Noyes @bhaugen
Did you see this link earlier?
Handbook of self managed organisation. In the auto sector.

Not a coop. Not a commons. So, 'just' a player in the automotive market? No, some kind of 'social enterprise' - see the values of the NER Group.
> "Trust, communication, solidarity, transparency, ethics, no dismissals for economic reasons, shared decision making, profit sharing, and commitment to society."

Good old-fashioned workers' control? Plus ethics.

We helped another union get online!

Another @coopcloud based setup. They're experimenting with Discourse and Nextcloud atm.

Bosses beware! :blobcatfingerguns:

@aadil @lritter if anyone would like to help map places which are currently experiencing humanitarian crisis, or documenting the fact that they existed before presumably being swept away, there's a humanitarian mapping project:

The number of people impacted by the floods in Pakistan right now is the size of a small country:

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On the fourth Monday in September, holds our 10th session in the series:
Commoners’ actions against digital colonialism - Openness and limitation in digital stacks
Nathan Schneider (Media Enterprise Design Lab, University of Boulder, Colorado)
26 Sept, 17:00 UTC (19:00 Europe, 18:00 BST, 13:00 US East Coast)

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