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! colorado.edu/

Today in the quiet co-op consensus: David Brooks talking up worker ownership for the gig economy. nyti.ms/2DaRdGA

So I guess this means now we're going to find practical, bipartisan, compromise solutions to all of our problems, right?

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: cpa.coop/blog-1/2018/11/2/lgc-

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? coopseurope.coop/resources/new

The Ubuntu release cycle is starting to feel like a liturgical calendar for me. Here we go, back into the desert of non-LTS.

Does anyone else have this problem of Snap apps never really working? Any idea why?

(Xubuntu 19.04)

Would be a good community for people to test out new experimental projects? Like a blockchain basic income?

Loved this interview @ntnsndr! Shared it with our small followers.

"Let's become artists of ownership, and get creative about what ownership can mean"... YES!


Fantastic article on NYC union housing co-ops in @inthesetimes: inthesetimes.com/features/unio A major omission I've been feeling in is the lack of sufficient attention to land and housing.

Thanks @pospigos for sharing @tonysheng's recommendation to stop saying "decentralization:" tonysheng.com/decentralized-de Maybe, but I'm not sure.

a) the term is much older than @ethereum and is used in various contexts already.

b) Satoshi used it in the earliest public statements on BTC

One more off the bucket list: earlier today, I was on @cspan @booktv! c-span.org/video/?450966-10/di Already got an email from a viewer in Iowa.


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