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A plain two-edged razor blade (for a pun on double-edged raiser).

Double-edged Raiser: Past time to ditch Blackbaud

I have watched in sadness and sometimes anger as large non-profit after large non-profit collectively poured enough money into Raiser's Edge and other Blackbaud licenses and consulting services to fund massive feature enhancements for the main FLOSS alternative, CiviCRM— improvements which would then be free for everyone, forever.

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Contributing to the Free Software and Platform Cooperative Movements

In 2019 we contributed to the free software and platform cooperative movements by speaking at conferences, holding trainings and building tools for the movement.

Personas de pie junto a iconos gigantes para la productividad.

Operaciones Comerciales con Software Libre

Una descripción general de las herramientas de software gratuitas que utilizamos para administrar nuestro negocio.

Micky to Lead Free Software Trainings in Mexico

Micky is setting out for San Miguel de Allende to meet with and help fellow activists and cooperators move to privacy-respecting free software tools.

Striking Chicago teachers marching in the street, carrying a banner "A Nurse in Every School, Every Day."

Support Independent Labor Journalism and Free Software Tools

Support Portside's end of year fundraiser to deepen their coverage of labor and social justice movements and build free software tools for media makers in 2020.

Screenshot of Ksnip, a free and open source screenshot tool for Linux.

Annotate Screenshots on Linux with Ksnip

Ksnip is a free and open-source, lightweight screenshot tool with simple image editing built in.

Diagram of the Digital Commons.

How Stewarding the Digital Commons Keeps Your Software Secure, Stable and Innovative

We live amidst a Digital Commons - technology that is built with the principles of freedom and transparency baked into its code and design.

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Resources for how Drupal as a service can save our livelihoods and our lives

Ben spoke most recently on this topic at DrupalCon Seattle and Drupal Camp Twin Cities, both in 2019, about how Drupal as a Service can save our livelihoods and our lives.  Here are some resources related to the talk and topic.

Libre Planet 2019.

Micky Speaks at LibrePlanet on March 24th - How Can We Prevent the Orwellian 1984 Digital World?

Micky will talk about the movements fighting against the Orwellian reality we find ourselves in at LibrePlanet this Sunday.

Man's staring face besides the words "Big Brother is watching YOU"

Resources for Preventing the Digital World of Nineteen Eighty-Four

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.

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