@ntnsndr in the news:
“Colorado is the Delaware of cooperatives,” Schneider said, repeating a phrase popularized by co-op lawyers. “We have some of the best co-op laws in the country.”
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#SocialCoop governance updates:
- The straw poll re: making a donation to a charity of Mayel's choice in recognition of his early contributions to the co-op passed unanimously in the Finance WG, & the proposal to allocate $250 is now live.
- The proposal to establish a budget of $170/mo for Tech WG Ops Team comp has passed.
- Following today's CWG ops team call, a proposal has been submitted to the CWG for social.coop to re-start accepting new member applications.
Birdsite thread on new P2P Foundation report: https://twitter.com/ntnsndr/status/1104112553859248128
For those of you looking for a better FLOSS email client on Android, I've been warming up to FairEmail (I call it Fairymail) over ol' K9. The syncing is much better, the prefs are clearer, etc. The UI is a bit eccentric, but it grows on you. And new updates are coming like every day at this point, which is always fun.
If you would like to join, please vote on a time that works for you here: https://www.loomio.org/d/ClzuWahM/everything-for-everyone-the-radical-tradition-that-is-shaping-the-next-economy
There have to be more than 7 people who want to come listen to, and converse with, @cadwellsocialcoop and @ntnsndr as they talk about their work writing both fiction and non-fiction about #WorkerCoops and the #SolidarityEconomy.
The tics are free if you already give GEO money, or if you're "living lightly." and available for a donation of your choosing to everyone else. And it's in cyberspace, so there's no excuse to not come join the fun.
Doing a GEO Get-Together with Nathan Schneider where we talk about solidarity things & writing. Please join us if you can: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/geo-get-together-with-cadwell-turnbull-and-nathan-schneider-tickets-57938915857
This Friday, join @CadwellTurnbull and me for a conversation on cooperativism and science fiction, hosted by @GEO_Collective friends! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/geo-get-together-with-cadwell-turnbull-and-nathan-schneider-tickets-57938915857
Open-source shaving: https://danq.me/2009/09/18/open-source-shaving/
Schneider is the author of Everything For Everyone: The Radical Tradition that Is Shaping the Next Economy.
Turnbull's recent story in The Verge, "Monsters Come Howling in Their Season" imagines a future solidarity commonwealth in the Virgin Islands which uses AI to combat the effects of climate change. His debut novel The Lesson is out in June.
@ntnsndr Thank you for saying this "And why are we taught to expect democracy only from our governments? What about the businesses where we work, shop and connect?"
social.coop is a cooperatively-run corner of the Fediverse. The instance is democratically governed by its members, who generally share an interest in the co-op model, but topics of discussion range widely.
Our instance is supported by sliding scale contributions of $1-10/mo made via Open Collective. You must have an active Open Collective account to apply for membership; you may set one up here