This has been a big month for the passing of shared ownership pioneers. / John C. Bogle, Founder of Financial Giant Vanguard, Is Dead at 89 https://nyti.ms/2HfBE45
Interesting case of revenue-based financing for a family business: Five Guys http://www.npr.org/series/490248027/how-i-built-this
Is anyone here involved in the Aragon co-op effort?
Dang this essay is good. https://www.currentaffairs.org/2018/12/can-the-working-class-speak
The Cooperative Man -- a new documentary about José Maria Arizmendiarrieta, the organizer of the Mondragón cooperative experience.
The Ethical Tech Giving Guide put out by the Free Software Foundation has some good recommendations
I love the respect for students as network agents in this talk by @erinroseglass -- there is so much here. http://www.erinroseglass.com/designlarge-talk-networks-us-us/
Law is code: "How I changed the law with a GitHub pull request" https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/11/how-i-changed-the-law-with-a-github-pull-request/
Yes. #platformcoop will only get anywhere if it cooperativizes gaming. RT @mattcropp: Youth-led arcade #coop in #Montreal: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/press-start-psc-1.4903488
Well there may not be a snow closure announcement despite crazy snow today, but at least the @CUBoulder website's top headline today is on our co-op conference last week! https://www.colorado.edu/
Today in the quiet co-op consensus: David Brooks talking up worker ownership for the gig economy. https://nyti.ms/2DaRdGA
Don't miss this video on LGC Security, a Black-owned company growing fast thanks in part to being a vendor for @cpaCoop, a mission-driven DC-area purchasing group: https://www.cpa.coop/blog-1/2018/11/2/lgc-security-grows-like-wildfire-with-cpa-co-op
Our own @ntnsndr and my friend Dan Hobbs, co-op farmer and developer for the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union.
Theme: Emerging Models for Cooperative Food Systems
Cooperatives Europe is circulating a call for proposals (€26,000) for a "knowledge base" platform on co-op development. Any takers? https://coopseurope.coop/resources/news/call-proposals-development-cooperative-knowledge-base #platformcoop
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]