pol, ICE, tech / microsoft Show more
if you work at microsoft, or at any company that serves ICE or any agency that assists them, give your bosses hell for it. publicize the contracts. demand answers. agitate! organize!
if you have ever dragged IBM for helping nazis organize concentration camps, recognize ICE's camps for what they are and hold collaborators to account! ✊ 🔥
can y'all still believe we're still on a beautiful ball hurtling through space
Reagan was wrong. The most terrifying words in the English language are, “we’ve been sold to private equity.”
So I would eventually like to make Sunbeam City ran as a cooperative somehow, but I'm waiting on social.coop to go through its growing pains first so we could have something to emulate (and also get more members to justify such a thing, probably).
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ... abolishing fascistic govt agencies terrorizing families
Almost 1k strong last night. Word from #LA that the effort is spreading. WE'RE NOT LEAVING
JOIN US! (In Portland or wherever you are)
4310 SW Macadam Ave
The Godwin point creator (Mike Godwin) said it's totally fair to compare the Trump administration to Nazis. Have a nice day y'all
#Unions Show more
"Pullman porters formed the first black-led union to be recognized by the American Federation of Labor— and Rosina Tucker became one of the most influential female labor and civil rights organizers in American history."
Resisting ICE, doxxing members #SurroundICE Show more
How to download the profiles of every ICE agent on LinkedIn. https://github.com/antiboredom/ice-linkedin The demonstrators blocking ICE agents inside their Portland HQ are already inspiring a nationwide movement around the #SurroundICE hashtag on Birdsite. As individuals, they can also be surrounded where they live, socialize, worship and shop.
activism Show more
Remember that you can, right now, today, be doing your part to help people.
Don't have money? If you have things like paper, markers, chalk, etc, you can be putting up messages in your community.
Do not underestimate what it is for other people to know that they are not alone and that others are out here also wanting to fight for them.
There is a vote and associated discussion going on about a proposed Code of Conduct for social.coop, closing in 6 days. As a coop member, everyone's eyes, minds, and voices are important in matters of governance, especially where things like this are concerned.
Please engage with the draft document itself:
and the discussion thread for the vote on Loomio:
Peertube, an ActivityPub based alternative to YouTube, is running a crowdfunding campaign https://www.kisskissbankbank.com/en/projects/peertube-a-free-and-federated-video-platform
Comes at an important time, with YouTube blocking legitimate videos on (incorrect) copyright grounds, such as MIT's OpenCourseWare videos and the Blender Foundation's videos https://torrentfreak.com/youtubes-piracy-filter-blocks-mit-courses-blender-videos-and-more-180618/
Alibaba is taking over brick-and-mortar and Communist China, but their platform is not a co-op.
"Why it matters: Alibaba says that over the last year, it has redone about 1 million mom and pop shops like the Huangs' across China. It has done the same with about a hundred superstores. Big and small, these outlets buy all their goods through Alibaba's platform and pay using its affiliate Alipay app."
A really cool episode of the podcast 99% Invisible, describing both the insecurity that people living in mobile homes face, and the growth of a movement of cooperative ownership amongst mobile home owners.
[99% Invisible] 307- Immobile Homes
http://podplayer.net/#/?id=50423210 via @PodcastAddict
"The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
An evil soul producing holy witness
Is like a villain with a smiling cheek,
A goodly apple rotten at the heart.
O, what a goodly outside falsehood hath!" -- William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice