REI employees are calling for a "withhold" vote in the current board election. An easy way to signal support for putting cooperation back in the cooperative. (Let's not go the way of MEC!)
The brilliant @lanalana on GameStop and why she wouldn't go back in time to buy more bitcoins https://www.noemamag.com/bitcoin-as-a-meme-and-a-future/
So glad to see this profile of a great Black cooperator in @americamag by Elias Crim @solidarityhall!
Father Albert McKnight: the Catholic combination of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X https://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2021/03/02/albert-mcknight-black-catholic-economic-justice-240078
So glad to see @dobrien_coop of @NCBACLUSA highlighting why we need to deepen the commitment to inclusion and equity and more on co-op principles and practice. https://ncbaclusa.coop/blog/when-cooperatives-act-on-their-shared-identity-good-policy-follows/
Glorious talk by @arcalinea on alt-social networks at today's Metagovernance Seminar: https://archive.org/details/graber-metagov
A reminder that today March 3rd at 9pm ET/March 4th at 02:00 UTC we will be hosting a discussion of "Cecosesola: Towards a Collective Mind"
You can find the document here: https://issuu.com/cecosesolaorganismo/docs/_ltima_version_collective_mind_
or a pdf version here:
Join us in our meet.coop meeting room: https://socialcoop.meet.coop/adm-udt-ea0-zgo
neat co-op software job alert
a worker cooperative with a neat tech stack is looking for a full-stack dev with experience in Postgres and TypeScript. they run campaign tools Dems/progressives/unions/etc.
Important call for experimentation from @democracypolicy:
Alternative Voting Methods | Democracy Policy Network - https://democracypolicy.network/agenda/open-country/open-government/alternative-voting-methods
Anyone have archives or governance documents from The River, a cooperative online conference service? https://people.well.com/user/hlr/tomorrow/river.html
@Matt_Noyes I work with Drupal way too much. I thought for a moment that you had turned into a webpage.
That advice about the dysfunctional steering committee is excellent! :D
Social.Coop Tech Working Group meeting today
It's time again for a meeting! 7:30 UTC / 2:30 EST today.
agenda here: https://codi.kanthaus.online/social.coop?edit#
meeting jitsi link in that doc.
if you're interested in working on something, have a specific question or need, or are just curious about what keeps the server running, please join us!
Feeling especially catered to with this combo of On the Media and You're Wrong About. https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/otm/segments/youre-wrong-about-comes-on-the-media
🚨 This week I interviewed Ruth Carlow, Artistic Director at Furtherfield (@furtherfield on Twitter). We spoke about how art has evolved with the rise of the internet, Furtherfield’s recent artistic experiments with blockchain, and Ruth’s thoughts on NFTs.
Brilliant line from @meloneer2003 on the great horned rioter: "he aspires to mean something."
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