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HEY AMERICANS, big reminder: you can text "USPS" to 50409 to sign a big-ass petition to save the United States Postal Service that'll get sent to your congress reps. inexpensive, reliable mail service is crucial to everyone in the American comics industry, as well as everyone else in the creative and small business fields. signing only takes a minute and doesn't require any info more personal than your street address and email. DO IT!

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"Nature. Essence. Innate. The way things are. This kind of rhetoric should
raise suspicions in any context. It should especially raise suspicion here. If
there is any place where nature has no rule, it is in #cyberspace. If there is any
place that is constructed, cyberspace is it. Yet the rhetoric of “essence” hides
this constructedness. It misleads our intuitions in dangerous ways."

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a little bit amazed that i haven't heard of this tool before!

signalboost.info/

it's an open-source app that lets you set up opt-in or invite-only announcement lists on Signal

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KraakApp is a new squating app that helps identify buildings available for squatting in the Netherlands.

The app automatically gathers and combines bankruptcy data, court decisions and business registrations on addresses to identify probable squat-able buildings. This is meant to supplement, not replace, on-site information gathering.

The app is open-source, in it's testing stage, and seeking donations to keep going.
kraakapp.nl/

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Just reminding you about this sweet website where you can spin the globe and listen to any one of thousands of live radio stations around the world 💪

>>> radio.garden

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Great opportunity:

"In collaboration with our distributor, Bullfrog Films, Moving Images is offering free on-line viewing of several of our films that offer living examples of people who are building the kind of world we want to see. Each pair of films will be available for one week at this site:

vimeopro.com/bullfrogfilms/mov password: M0V1@nG

Copy/paste pw w/out extra spaces or punctuation.

Enjoy the films! Please forward.

In solidarity,
Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin

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If you are up and around tonite we are hosting an event on our BigBlueButton video chat server... the local Tech Workers Coalition (boston.techworkerscoalition.or).
is organizing a movie night to watch The Black Power Mixtape 1967–1975 this Thursday, July 16, at 8pm ET communitybridge.com/bbb-room/b

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Update on the collaboration between @TheNewSchool@twitter.com & @enMONDRAGON@twitter.com
platform.coop/blog/a-pcc-mondr
What do participants say? Who are the global partners?

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Here is a short video that explains what the 4th of July holiday means to some Americans:
youtu.be/z3YsMWLSyxY
"What to the Slave is the 4th of July" Frederick Douglass Speech

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Glad to be here!
We're working on growing our client base. At the moment we're running an ad campaign with ResearchGate. I'd like to start a parallel campaign reaching out directly to academic departments—we should identify those departments with some kind of interest or commitment to worker coops or alternative economics?

@ntnsndr @social.coop @tobiasfdl

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OceanEditors.com is an English language editing service for ESL (English as a Second Language) scholars.

OceanEditors is an #e2c enterprise (Exit 2 Community) which was founded as a democratic workplace and will exit as a full #workercoop

If you are an ESL academic struggling with your English manuscripts, we can help!

Want to help grow the #e2c #coop community? Help us connect with clients and partnering universities.

#socialcoop
#platformcoop
@social.coop
@ntnsndr
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If you don't want cops or military using your open / sharealike software and you actually mean it, then consider Ethical Open Source (EOS) licensing options which are analogous to your project's current licensing scheme. Lip service means nothing when your facial recognition tech is being used for state surveillance and oppression and you could throw a legal wrench in the cogs of the machine.

ethicalsource.dev/definition/

(check their related licenses page for a more complete list)

:acab:

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is a website and member portal for unions and other movement groups.

I tried installing it locally and it only took me a couple of minutes to get up and running. Really impressed with this project so far.

Here's a video I made showing the install process.

youtube.com/watch?v=ldHhUBlVji

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