So excited to see this story about the @TheDriversCoop@twitter.com!
This isn't an isolated case. See the networks working to build a cooperative new economy: @NewEconomics@twitter.com @email@example.com @Zebras_Unite@twitter.com @firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/NewEconomics/status/1398385943640526849
For too long, New Yorkers have been paying @email@example.com sky-high prices for low quality service! No wonder 2.2 million New Yorkers don’t have high-speed broadband at home. They can’t afford it. Who is watching out for NYers? @firstname.lastname@example.org @PeoplesChoiceC2@twitter.com @email@example.com @NYCMayor@twitter.com
Amazing news from Drivers' Coop in the @firstname.lastname@example.org: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/28/technology/cooperative-uber-lyft.html
"A scrappy band of Uber drivers, a union organizer, and an Uber operations manager have joined forces to launch an experiment in cooperative economics in New York City" #OwnOurWorkplaces
In the Drivers' Seat - https://bit.ly/3wpWHpD @TheDriversCoop@twitter.com @DollarsAndSense@twitter.com
Once again, Colorado is leading the way to the new economy. Wanna come along?
Our own @SenatorHick@twitter.com is introducing the Capital for Cooperatives Act, which will finally enable cooperatives to access SBA loans: https://www.cpr.org/2021/05/20/hickenlooper-knows-how-hard-it-is-to-get-a-loan-for-a-new-business-his-first-bills-as-a-senator-aim-to-make-it-easier-for-others/
Nice mention of the @PCC_Global@twitter.com at @TheNewSchool@twitter.com by this candidate for NYC mayor
In this @PublicSeminar@twitter.com essay, Casper Gelderblom and I are thinking about an alternative to Amazon. It's not what you may think.
#MakeAmazonPay @TheNewSchool@twitter.com @MilanoSchool@twitter.com
lol is basecamp a co-op because it just got owned by its workers https://twitter.com/caseynewton/status/1388212468510380034
New course: "Lean Co-op"!
It's ≈3 hours and many resources to guide entrepreneurs through the mess of building their business and ownership model, At The Same Time!
After a 2019 webinar on lean startup for co-ops, with support from @CoopFoundation@twitter.com, it's finally here 🌈📗⬇️ https://twitter.com/start_coop/status/1387818304623063044
@email@example.com @firstname.lastname@example.org Starting 2-3 years ago I started seeing a variant of the #platformcoop, the #networkcoop. Some of the same challenges but raising new questions re economic mechanism and leadership. I smell a panel on coop design trends...
"On paper it’s the perfect solution, but it’s a bit more complicated for the workers who actually power the platform to see how they benefit, which is what matters"
I just published The Slow Demise of Loconomics, a short interview about a six year journey
Love the quote and still wondering where that leaves the billions of people in today’s India, Brazil, Poland, Hungary, etc. Can people succeed in building protections without support from the national government? What would examples of ‘success’ look like? Respond here. https://twitter.com/berggrueninst/status/1384232331272146944
We did it!! MyCoolClass Co-Operative Limited is now registered in the UK!! Finally, a place for independent teachers and tutors around the world to call home. Check us out at http://www.coop.mycoolclass.com @email@example.com @CooperativesUK@twitter.com @firstname.lastname@example.org @Bored_Teachers@twitter.com @EdtechukHQ@twitter.com
Wednesday's @email@example.com @berggruenInst@twitter.com event "After the Gig" with @JulietSchor@twitter.com will be live-streamed.
April 14, 8 am PDT (time in Los Angeles)
Live streaming page URL:
We'll be using Slido for Q&A: https://app.sli.do/event/ugnjdddn/live/questions
Event Code: #AfterTheGig
Register now for next Wednesday with @JulietSchor@twitter.com 🌿
Join us on April 14th for this event with Juliet Schor by the Berggruen Institute and the Platform Cooperativism Consortium.
SAVE THE DATE
🔥Annual #Platformcoop Conference🔥
#TheNewCommonSense. Forging the Cooperative Digital Economy.
Berlin/Global: November 12-18
This coming Wednesday, March 31, 3-4 pm PDT
“Own This! How to Take Back the Internet” https://www.berggruen.org/events/own-this-how-to-take-back-the-internet/
Looking for ways to empower workers? Co-ops need to be in the toolbox. Happy to join Trebor Scholz and Jason Spicer on how platform co-ops should be part of any strategy to address inequality. https://ncbaclusa.coop/blog/give-platform-cooperatives-a-seat-at-the-policy-table/ #gocoop @firstname.lastname@example.org @TreborS@twitter.com @NCBACLUSA@twitter.com @PublicSeminar@twitter.com
📲 The #UnFound Accelerator is OPEN for applications! Run by @CooperativesUK@twitter.com and @StirToAction@twitter.com, in partnership with @CooperativeBank@twitter.com, it's for #tech founders that want to develop a digital business in a more collaborative and equitable way ➡️ https://bit.ly/2OOfiLJ #platformcoop https://t.co/bqHVqN7OPw