Election-first organizing is failing us. We need to move to movement-first organizing.
Agaric hosts a weekly Show and Tell to share tips and tricks, but this week we had a presentation on how cooperative developers can share work on projects.
For those inspired by Micky's keynote at NERD Summit or LibrePlanet 2019, or who think they'd have been inspired if they'd been there, here are resources for working for a world, digital and non-digital, with freedom and personal power.
Wirth Grocery's failure to act as a cooperative—with its own existence at stake—is upsetting. Cooperatives are one of the few spaces where people have a chance to take collective control of something that matters to them.
The International Summit of Cooperatives proved that coop movement is international and growing.
Several hundred people gathered to talk about the problems of an online economy reliant on monopoly, extraction, and surveillance—and discuss how to build a "cooperative Internet, built of platforms owned and governed by the people who rely on them."
On a cold December night, we met at the Industry Lab to celebrate the Worcn group and our membership in the cooperatives we belong to.
The CEO of A Yard and a Half Landscaping Cooperative shared her experience transitioning her company to a cooperative.
Gonzalo Chomon of EvoVelo, a Spanish cooperative presented at the very first worker cooperative meetup in Boston.
BarCamp9 in Boston was an excellent place to learn about lots of projects going on - not only in tech but beyond.