“Insurgent movements are not the product of ‘hard times,’” Goodwyn wrote [in The Populist Moment]. “They are the product of insurgent cultures.”
'When those enterprises ran against the limits of the dominant economy, the people radicalized. They formulated political demands through the practice of mutual self-help.'
I'm increasingly skeptical of data co-ops that propose to pay people fairly for their personal data. @EFF explains why it's probably impossible: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/10/why-getting-paid-your-data-bad-deal
Some great fediverse reading here:
Trusted commons: why ‘old’ social media matter https://policyreview.info/articles/analysis/trusted-commons-why-old-social-media-matter
Trump didn't start new wars directly. But he invited Turkey to invade and destroy the fledgling feminist cooperative economy development among the US's military allies against ISIS. This is heartbreaking. https://rojavainformationcenter.com/2020/11/explainer-cooperatives-in-north-and-east-syria-developing-a-new-economy/
Vidrun, born of the sea-wind through the spruce
Vidrun, green-tinged offshoot of my bough, joy and burden of my life
Vidrun, fierce and clever, may our clan’s wisdom be yours:
Never read Hacker News
It's threads like this one on fatherhood that make me keep reading Hacker News despite everything https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25124531
Four Ways Mission-Aligned Investors Can Support Equitable Media: https://www.fordfoundation.org/ideas/equals-change-blog/posts/four-ways-mission-aligned-investors-can-support-equitable-media/
Thanks, @transformfinance! Great to see @medlabboulder @zebrasunite in there.
This is a version of #exittocommunity I hadn't thought of : Why I Paid Tenfold to Buy Back the Rights for Two of My Books https://lithub.com/why-i-paid-tenfold-to-buy-back-the-rights-for-two-of-my-books/?src=longreads
Curious about employee ownership? Pile into this event tomorrow featuring Colorado's amazing worker co-op and B Corp @dojo4! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/demystifying-employee-ownership-for-b-corps-tickets-97194755129
Fantastic talk by Jessica Gordon Nembhard - thank you @GEO_Collective @NCBACLUSA!
Racial Equity in Co-ops: 6 Key Challenges and How to Meet Them: https://nonprofitquarterly.org/racial-equity-in-co-ops-6-key-challenges-and-how-to-meet-them/
here's the hymn Biden just referenced: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_Eagle%27s_Wings I've never heard a post-Vatican II Catholic hymn referenced outside of church.
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