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Assange, Appelbaum and Harrison Calls on Hightech Workers and Computer Hackers to GNUnite Against NSA Surveillance!

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via LeakSource December 29, 2013 at 10:56 PM WIRED: Faced with increasing encroachments on privacy and free speech, high-tech workers around the world should identify as a class and fight power tog...
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Faced with increasing encroachments on privacy and free speech, high-tech workers around the world should identify as a class and fight power together, said WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Sunday.

In a video speech to the Chaos Communication Congress (CCC) here, Assange drew parallels between the labor movements of the industrial age and the technology workers of today. As workers joined into unions to fight for better working conditions, technology workers should unite to fight government encroachments on Internet and speech freedoms, he said.

System administrators, who have access to confidential government or corporate documents, have particular ability to play a role in what he painted as a new class war, he said.

“We can see that in the case of WikiLeaks, or the Snowden revelations, it’s possible for even a single system administrator to have very significant constructive effect,” he said. “This is not merely wrecking or disabling, not going on strikes, but rather shifting information from an information apartheid system from those with extraordinary power … to the digital commons.”

Joined at this CCC talk by WikiLeaks journalist Sarah Harrison, who helped Edward Snowden in his flight from Hong Kong to Russia earlier this year, and by digital activistJacob Appelbaum, Assange painted a picture of the coming years in near-apocalyptic colors.

“This is the last free generation,” he said. “The coming together of the systems of government and the information apartheid is such that none of us will be able to escape it in just a decade.”

Fighting this system – by leaking information, where possible, or otherwise working for the cause of transparency – was the only way to shape government systems in a positive way, he said.

“We are all becoming part of this state whether we like it or not,” he said. “Our only hope is to help determine what kind of state we will be a part of.”

Hackers and technologists should accept jobs at intelligence and other institutions, in order to bring out more documents, Assange said in his video speech.

“Go into the CIA,” he said. “Go into the ball park and bring the ball out.”

Related Links:

Glenn Greenwald 30c3 Keynote

Alexa O’Brien – 30c3 – The Secret Trial of Chelsea Manning

  
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For the Win - Cyber Revolution NoveliFesto - by Cory Doctorow

For the Win - Cyber Revolution NoveliFesto - by Cory Doctorow | Another World Now! | Scoop.it

…She tells her that they are trying to recruit and organize game-workers all over the world into the IWWWW (Industrial Workers of the World Wide Web, a pun on IWW). The members of the IWWWW call themselves “Webblies”, which is again a pun on Wobblies and the web…

via For the Win – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

1 Plot1.1 Part 1: The gamers and their games, the workers at their work1.2 Part 2: Hard work at play1.3 Part 3: Ponzi2 Reception3 See also4 References5 External links
 
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#talk #dance #act – Come down from the balcony! Frankfurt Blockupy Festival November 20-23, 2014 – Blockupy

#talk #dance #act – Come down from the balcony! Frankfurt Blockupy Festival November 20-23, 2014 – Blockupy | Another World Now! | Scoop.it

We will not wait for the appointments of the rulers – we will set our own agenda. Even if it will be 2015 before the ECB holds its hors d’oeurve event of prominent faces to inaugurate its new tower, Blockupy will be in Frankfurt this fall.

Now, after the “May of Solidarity” across Europe and before the blockade of the ECB inauguration next year, is the right time: we will discuss, we will bring together our struggles and make plans. We will meet to music, with a beer, at a film. And, of course, we will be present in those places where we disrupt normal activities: on the streets, over the fence.

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Everyday and transformational co-operation | Seeds beneath

Everyday and transformational co-operation | Seeds beneath | Another World Now! | Scoop.it

Everyday co-operation is the idea that life is underpinned by instinctive and generally unacknowledged co-operation between individuals: from tacit agreements about letting one another past on pavements or the unconscious decision not to hoard the spoons at work to the reciprocity that allows people to trust one another, lend books to one another, and so on.

Everyday co-operation is an essential part of everyday life. Many of those people studying the ‘science of co-operation’ – an area of study now encompassing evolutionary biology, game theory, economics, sociology, political science and much else besides – tell us that the reason for everyday co-operation is because people are rational and self-interested, and therefore will pursue the strategy that best realises their interests.

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THE PROTOCOL, OR THE PRIMORDIAL POLITICAL SOUP...

THE PROTOCOL, OR THE PRIMORDIAL POLITICAL SOUP... | Another World Now! | Scoop.it
INSPIRATION 1. WE ALL ARE WOMEN

Being an average mid-aged guy, if you happen to fall in love with one of the Mothers (or Aunts at the least) of Polish Feminism, you certainly adapt – or perish. Being called ‘sister’ in the most unexpected moments was just a tinniest piece of this whole learning situation.
For my thinking about social and existential issues, this was a breakthrough experience, for sure. I started to learn, how different is the other gender’s world – supposedly the one-and-only we shared in our daily living or the most intimate moments (and I do not mean sex). To cut it short, the outcome of that is that I ceased all usual attempts to “understand women” in favor of talking to them, negotiating and mediating with them, whenever it is needed.

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Projects | Calafou - PostCapitalist Ecoindustrial Colony

Projects | Calafou - PostCapitalist Ecoindustrial Colony | Another World Now! | Scoop.it

Calafou is dedicated to encourage productive projects related with our ideas about ecology (environmental care, waste management, etc.), social economy, assemblies and a list of other requirements specified in this document. All productive projects are presented and coordinated through the Projects workgroup, and are then proposed for approval at Calafou’s general assembly.

Collective projects (which profits go for the colony), autonomous projects (initiatives from a person or a specific collective), and collective spaces (which enable project development or are the framework for community life) all coexist in Calafou. Some current projects are: the social center; Circe, a chemistry lab for research and production of soaps, oleates and essences; the hacklab, a place for collective work and learning; the serigraphy workshop; the collective workshop. All of them have been developed by Calafou’s inhabitants.

Among the projects for self-provision or sale we have home-made preserves, marmalades, or bread. There are also autonomous projects such as the garage “El noi del sucre“ or the MutangerLab (electronics, welding, and more).

Central shed which harbors:

kitchendining roomliving roomcollective workshopsocial centersilk screen printing workshopHacklabGardenLodging space (red House)Camping site
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Universal Automation

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Universal Automation is a Chrome browser extension that automatically searches and applies for jobs on Universal Jobmatch, the government-run job search website which benefit claimants are forced to use.The purpose of this project is to support the unemployed in their fight against the bullying and repressive regime of benefit sanctions.
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P2P Foundation » Blog Archive » Enric Duran on shared and disobedient crowdfunding platform networks

P2P Foundation » Blog Archive » Enric Duran on shared and disobedient crowdfunding platform networks | Another World Now! | Scoop.it

We’ve recently featured Coopfunding, an Open-Sourced crowdfunding platform designed to “…promote the financing of projects with a social, self managed and cooperative nature.”  Today we present a guest article by Enric Duran, one of the developers behind Coopfunding and its parent-project, the Catalan Integral Cooperative, explaining the reasons that led to the creation of Coopfunding. This article was originally published inRadi.MS

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Starting on May Day 2014 this network map will serve as a meshwork vısualisation base for long and slow systemic hackaton. The objective is hacking a 'General Strike' for global level and making it as effective as possible infront of the networked and computerised rulin classes of the 21st century [#MayDay #MetaStrike @GNUnion gnunion.wordpress.com] . With this collaborative map we would like to contribute to accelerating collaborations and solidarity between commoners, p2p producers, DIY groups, ethical hacker spaces, solidarity economy networks, as well as worker's and farmer's cooperatives and self-orgaisations. The map will both help us sharing and opening up the needed information and give alternatives a broader visibility.

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GNUnionize!

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GNUnion invites you to network, self-organize, and stitch One Big Meshwork by linking like-minded peers and their network bases to each other strategically. We call everyone striving to build dynamic, free, libre, and open source spaces bottom up, to bring their collective agendas and strategies in touch and act upon them in an harmonized way.

GNUnion encourages all its peers to collectivize their individual social and communicational power to swarm around dynamical, creative and positive actions as much as possible. Such collective actions, as we have been witnessing, are capable of making a real impact at unpredicted magnitudes on chosen targets, regardless how large and powerful they are.

Combining peer to peer social relations and technologies and embedding them into all its internal and external processes and relationships, we ultimately aim at hyper-empowerment of all the nodes involved in this One Big Meshwork.

Below are some of the projects we are currently empowering by networking and self-organizing on the Organizing Network (ON). Which is an online collaborative social network site provided by comrades at May First / People Link and Union Solidarity International. ON is build on Elg, which is developed by Lorea.

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The Slow Death of the Socialist International by Dan Gallin

The Slow Death of the Socialist International by Dan Gallin | Another World Now! | Scoop.it

Original post

Talk at the Global Labour Institute International Summer School 2014. Video available here.

- By Dan Gallin

The Socialist International is the organization of the world’s socialist, social-democratic and labour parties, by a loose definition. Its headquarters are in London (Maritime House, Clapham).

It is the successor organization of the historical Internationals of the labour movement, the First (International Working Men’s Association) (1864-1879), the Second (Labour International) (1889-1916), which split three ways during World War I and reconstituted itself as the Labour and Socialist International (LSI) in 1923 The LSI did not survive World War II and the present Socialist International was founded in 1951 in Frankfurt as its successor.

At the last count, it had 162 member parties in 100 countries, and it is now in a deep crisis which reflects the crisis of most of its members, certainly its most influential ones.

Why is any of this important?

Because socialism has been the ideological foundation of most of the world’s trade union movement, not necessarily always in the same acceptance of the term, and today we are faced with a crisis of socialism, which is principally a crisis of the meaning of socialism.

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SaysUs Project Seek FLOSS Collaborators

SaysUs Project Seek FLOSS Collaborators | Another World Now! | Scoop.it

Dear friends,

SaysUs just has become affiliated to May First / People Link (Mayfirst.org), which has been providing many useful services to the activists and movements around the world.  We did just send the below text to the comrades involved in and collaborate each other at May First / People Link. Yet our call is open to all floss developers, commoners, activists and anyone who shares the vision that we tried to formulate in the text as simple as possible. We invite all comrades around the world who share similar values and virtues to join us and engage with our comrades at May First / People Link network.

Here is our call:

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Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space, by Carl Sagan

Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space, by Carl Sagan | Another World Now! | Scoop.it

The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena. Think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals and emperors so that in glory and triumph they could become the momentary masters of a fraction of a dot. Think of the endless cruelties visited by the inhabitants of one corner of this pixel on the scarcely distinguishable inhabitants of some other corner. How frequent their misunderstandings, how eager they are to kill one another, how fervent their hatreds. Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the universe, are challenged by this point of pale light. Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity – in all this vastness – there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves.

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Global Networked Labour Union invites organizers and networkers to mesh-up for the worldwide transition

Global Networked Labour Union invites organizers and networkers to mesh-up for the worldwide transition | Another World Now! | Scoop.it
Join Our Email List: https://lists.riseup.net/www/info/workersoftheworldGNUnion is an idea. It is a collaborative effort and a swarm like social activity aiming to interconnect emancipatory cultures, individuals, institutions, visions, strategies and networks to each other. Global networked labour union is a living, conscious and shared map of locally grounded, translocally interacting autonomous collectivities (simultaneously in and between local, regional, national, continental levels) that are forming a global whole. GNUnion of the nodes, hubs and ties involved serves to generate healthier, stronger and clearer path to emancipation beyond capitalist mode of production without destruction.
We therefore invite peers who share the idea, to network and organize to stitch a global mesh-network by linking thier struggles, network bases and labour to each other. Our call is to all who strive for building dynamic, free, libre, and open source spaces, where our autonomous agendas, geographies and visions can interact and become collectivised bottom up manner. While each of which becomes more empowered to move further independantly, in an harmony.

 

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The Teatro Valle Occupation Ends — and a New Theater Commons Begins

The Teatro Valle Occupation Ends — and a New Theater Commons Begins | Another World Now! | Scoop.it

The proposed privatization of the grand public theater in Rome, Teatro Valle, has been defeated – but perhaps more importantly, the historic three-year occupation of the building has succeeded in achieving many of its primary goals, including the recognition of its demands to establish a new theater commons, after weeks of contentious negotiations.

The struggle was noteworthy because it pitted municipal authorities in Rome, whose austerity policies had resulted in severe cutbacks at the theater, against self-identified commoners who want to run the historic theater in far more open, participatory and innovative ways.  At stake was not just the continuance of performances at Teatro Valle, but the governance, management practices, purpose and character of the theater.  Shall it be a “public good” managed by the city government, often to the detriment of the public interest, or a commons in which ordinary people can instigate their own ideas and propose their own rules?

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Hacking the Obliged Job-Search Torture in the Falling Austeriterian Empire

Hacking the Obliged Job-Search Torture in the Falling Austeriterian Empire | Another World Now! | Scoop.it

Universal Automation is a Chrome browser extension that automatically searches and applies for jobs on Universal Jobmatch, the government-run job search website which benefit claimants are forced to use.

The purpose of this project is to support the unemployed in their fight against the bullying and repressive regime of benefit sanctions.

Watch the video on the right to see how it works.

via Universal Automation.

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#talk #dance #act – Come down from the balcony! Frankfurt Blockupy Festival November 20-23, 2014 – Blockupy

#talk #dance #act – Come down from the balcony! Frankfurt Blockupy Festival November 20-23, 2014 – Blockupy | Another World Now! | Scoop.it

#talk – and listen/what to do. Together in workshops, podium discussions and assemblies we want to ask questions that we can answer in collective action: how do we find the cracks in the capitalist cement? How do we guarantee an unconditional welcome to all refugees and migrations? How do we take back our cities, which are selling themselves? How can we find each other so as to live and work with dignity? We will talk about what we must do, what we want to do, to develop alternatives, to bring our struggles together and become stronger.

#dance – grooves and resonances. The festival will bring a different light to many places in the city – spaces of self-managed culture, projects of other ways of living and taking residence, pubs and cafes, theatre, cinema or bookshops. We will met, listen, confuse and explain. We will dance, eavesdrop and be in the squares. A sustainable politics of protest cannot abstain from bringing disorder and confusion to the ruling order.

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Hackers tribes (Saving the World) by Becha - Technologia Incognita

Hackers tribes (Saving the World) by Becha - Technologia Incognita | Another World Now! | Scoop.it
1 Hackers Tribes (Saving the World)1.1 Why are hackers like tribes?1.2 About hackers1.3 About hackerspaces1.4 Why are hackerspaces like tribes?1.4.1 On Ethics1.4.2 Teaching Hackers Ethics1.4.3 On Consensus1.4.4 On Leadership1.4.4.1 p2p management1.4.5 Other hackerspace related project1.5 Why are tribes important?2 Becha’s Talks and Papers2.1 UnCivilization2.2 Hackers Ethics3 Beyond Civilization3.1 Books3.2 Culture3.2.1 New way of thinking3.3 Art3.3.1 Novels3.3.2 Animations3.3.3 Video & documentaties3.3.4 Music3.4 Other examples4 Anthropocene5 Problems5.1 Takers Myths5.1.1 The myth of superiority5.1.2 The myth of progress5.2 Limits to Growth (Oil, Population, Consumption)5.2.1 No Growth != Economic Collapse5.2.2 Food = Totalitarian Agriculture5.2.3 Overshoot5.3 Climate5.3.1 IPCC 5th report5.3.2 Water Shortage5.4 Pollution5.5 Near Term Extinction5.6 Collapse6 Partial Solutions6.1 Goals6.2 Bright Side6.3 Changing Culture6.3.1 No Techno Fix6.4 No Fossil Fuels6.4.1 Bikes instead of cars6.5 Alternatives to Consumerism6.6 Economy of No Growth6.7 Cooperation6.7.1 Existing Communities6.7.2 Sharing Economy6.8 Protests & Revolutions & Resistance6.8.1 Disruptions6.8.2 Green Anarchism6.9 Small Steps6.9.1 Get prepared6.9.2 Clean Energy6.9.3 Divestment6.9.4 Managing environment6.9.5 Urban Gardening and Food6.9.6 Clean-up6.9.7 Practical Survival6.9.8 House6.9.9 Spend time in Nature6.9.10 Nomadic life6.9.11 Emotional Healing6.9.12 UN, EU & other attempts to solutions7 Science8 Misc8.1 Misc Solutions8.1.1 Russel Brand

via Hackers tribes – Technologia Incognita.

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GNUnion v. 1.0 Beta - Self organized session at Interference, Amsterdam 17.08.2014, 17:00 at MKZ

“…The time is past due for new forms of association to be created that can steer the world away from its destruction through commodified exploitation. The greatest hacks of our time may turn out to be forms of organising free collective expression, so that from this time on, abstraction serves the people …” M. Wark


Inspired by GNU and IWW, Global Networked Labour Union version 1.0 Beta is a collaborative new social and p2p networked institutional design project,  for and by workers, hackers, makers, farmers and all working classes to create One Big Mesh Work that can make real changes possible by empowering each other and their communities globally.


Link at Interference wiki: https://interference.io/wiki/doku.php?id=sessions:gnunion_global_networked_labour_union_beta_1.0

 

GNUnion invites you to design a networked, self-organized, and stitched One Big Meshwork by linking your like-minded peers and their network bases to each other strategically. We call everyone striving to build dynamic, free, libre, and open source spaces bottom up, to bring their collective agendas and strategies in touch modularly and act upon them in an harmonized way.

GNUnion encourages all its peers to collectivize their individual social and communicational power to swarm around dynamical, creative and positive actions as much as possible. Such collective actions, as we have been witnessing, are capable of making a real impact at unpredicted magnitudes on chosen targets, regardless how large and powerful they are.

Combining peer to peer social relations and technologies and embedding them into all its internal and external processes and relationships, we ultimately aim at hyper-empowerment of all the nodes involved.

Below are some of the projects we are currently empowering by networking and self-organizing on the Organizing Network (ON), which is an online collaborative social networking tool provided by comrades at May First / People Link and Union Solidarity International. ON is build on Elg platform, developed by Lorea.

LabourLeaks – Exposing wrongdoings in the workplace

Work groups will initially scan and analyze the leaked documents that are released by Wikileaks, like the Global Intelligence Files as well as other groups like Anonymous, GlobalLeaks. What will we be looking for in such meta-data will be about violations against producer, designer, users and consumer rights; such as stolen data, planned obsolescence, illegal and dangerous material use, capture and misuse of user-costumer data including selling the data to companies, production related threats to workers and public health.

Further more we will networgansie multi-lingual whistle-blowing activities, primarily targeting largest TNC networks.

We will turn the information into secure campaign intelligence, either to use in global actions we will launch as GNUnion, or feed-in and support ongoing union actions. In cases where there is an already organized independent union active, weather in the main company or its subsidiary, we will support their actions by designing and forging global online viral campaigns.

Website: https://www.labourleaks.org/

Working Group: https://on.usilive.org/groups/profile/322/labourleaks

SaysUs – From anonymous complaint to coordinated action

This web site is a proposal for the creation of a web facility, Says-Us, that allows anonymous complaints about fulfillment  of basic needs, by people all over the world, in their own language. Says-Us will act as a portal, allowing millions of people to find each other and  find thousands of organizations that will help unify activity and respond to injustice and oppression.

Website: http://saysus.net/

Workgroup: https://on.usilive.org/groups/profile/972/saysus-workgroup

Hack the Global Production-Commodity Network 

Using global chain mapping tools and mapeo method to create a network of user-worker-designer groups in order to recover the knowledge of entire production lines and supply chains incorporated from them by the management systems such as Taylorist, Kaizen, or Quality Chamber type of worker-society control mechanisms.

Workgroup: https://on.usilive.org/groups/profile/329/global-commodity-production-network-mapping

UnionUpgraded 

GNUnion will help all other forms of unions at all organizational levels (base-membership-shop floor level-organization, management) in order to realize necessary organizational and networked transformations and to become hyperempowered organized networks strongly connected to the grassroots and society. We provide unions with cutting edge resources, links, ties, actions, exchanges, social media skill-sharing and self-education campaigns.

Workgroup: https://on.usilive.org/groups/profile/439/unionupgrading

Transnational solidarity with occuppied factories

This group will strive to support transnational solidarity networks being formed between occupied factories around the world, with resources, actions, exchanges, social media skill-sharing and self-education campaigns.

Workgroup: https://on.usilive.org/groups/profile/340/transnational-solidarity-with-occuppied-factories

MetaStrike – Social, networked, wiki, floss, and distributed 

Our first direct and mesh networked action will be a transnational meta-strike to target PRISM contractors. Priority objectives of the strike will be forcing the state elite and capital to hand-off private and public data, and stop abusing people and democratic rights for their commercial and tyrannical objectives. The action will reclaim what is ‘social’ and belong to people in societal communication and bring about mass awareness about using FLOSS!

We will bring high-tech and industrial workers, hackers, system admins, digital artists and activists and their powers coming from production, consumption, communication and knowledge -so a being social individuals and society.

Workgroup: https://on.usilive.org/groups/profile/323/mayfirst-meta-strike

P2PSolidFund

If you like to support GNUnion financially please do send not more then 5 unit (euro, usd, ytl, etc.) in form of the currency valid in your country, to below account. The amount sent by peers for solidarity will be used only for covering project related costs and the amount over due will be shared with the projects we are collaborating with and other projects sharing the floss, p2p, commons, or hackers’ ethic principles. Account details including all transactions will be published publicly on the GNUnion website on the first day of every month : http://gnunion.wordpress.com/p2psolidarityfunding/ ‎;

Name:  O. Senalp

Account No.: 0678 1157 96

Bank name: ING B.V.

IBAN: NL20 INGB 0678 1157 96

 

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P2P Foundation » Blog Archive » Project of the Day: Coopfunding

P2P Foundation » Blog Archive » Project of the Day: Coopfunding | Another World Now! | Scoop.it

The P2P Foundation is a full supporting partner of the Cooperativa Integral Catalana, or CIC. We feel that they’re doing essential work in prototyping pre-figurative models of peer production, governance and property. You can find a lot of information about them, their ethics, and long term plans in their excellent English website, or in our own wiki entry on the CIC. We plan to report regularly on the CIC’s activities and our involvement with the group. Today, we want to highlight just one of their most inspiring initiatives: beyond specific target and time based crowdfunding, there is “Coop-funding“. Coopfunding’s own literature describes its platform in the following way. It is:

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Open Letter from Peter Waterman Asking Eric Lee of Labour Start the Reason Why He is Suspended and Banned from Unionbook | 24.07.14

I have received the below open letter from someone who is very well-known by devoting his life time efforts to international and global solidarity and social emancipation: Peter Waterman. Yet he did put a stress on labour internationalism, of which he saw that the solidarity between unions is only one and a small part in the broad picture. Waterman, himself is coming from a Jewish family, has been openly critical of Zionism and Israel’s ever-expanding a barbaric occupation on Palestinian territory. He has been actively blogging about global labour and union solidarity in his blog page onUnionbook. I say he ‘had’ because, the ‘owner’ of the Unionbook and its mother project LabourStart,Eric Lee, although claiming to be a ‘democratic socialist’ who is known with his over sympathy to the Israeli state and who is also the administrator of the Unionbook site banned Waterman’s user account two days ago. Lee did create the Unionbook on Ning servers. Ning belongs to the corporation owned by Zuckerberg’s ex-partner who is also the creator of Napster. Unionbook thought as a social network site for unionists and attracted at around 5600 international unionist, as users. Waterman’s communication now cut down, as Gazza’s roads cut down by Israel, and he can not now access his acount, pages, posts etc. on Unionbook, and can not responde this on his own blog page on the site.

In the below open letter Waterman guesses the possible reason behind the ‘occupation’ of his cyberspace by Lee, and invites him to discuss the issue publicly. According to Waterman the ban came right after he re-blogged Lee’s own article where Lee openly supports recent war/sate-terrorism launched on Gazza. Waterman gives details from his perspective and indicates the limits of the marriage between ideologies like Zionism, as well as other nationalisms and internationalism.

Now you can read on, as Peter always sez:

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P2PSolidFund

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If you like to support GNUnion financially please do send not more then 5 unit (euro, usd, ytl, etc.) in form of the currency valid in your country, to below account. The amount sent by peers for solidarity will be used only for covering project related costs and the amount over due will be shared with the projects we are collaborating with and other projects sharing the floss, p2p, commons, or hackers’ ethic principles. Account details including all transactions will be published publicly on the GNUnion website on the first day of every month : http://gnunion.wordpress.com/p2psolidarityfunding/ ‎;
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CYBERUNIONS EPISODE 87 YES INDYREF YES!

CYBERUNIONS EPISODE 87 YES INDYREF YES! | Another World Now! | Scoop.it
Stephen is in Mexic—-Scotland!!We have been Civi…er…busyBeen on a pub crawl er… podcrawl kevie & mcnalu

Tech

We go tech CrazyGLI Streaming and education eventWalton & Stephen explain the stresses, the problems and the hopeFuture plans to get away from google is to use Mexcla  and to develop Mexcla ExpansionWe met Bill Fletchernetworked with so many people from around the world

Labor

Walton goes Independent to explain the details of the campaign for an Independent ScotlandStephen asks some detailed questionsMore info for Radical Independence
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A frank but hopeful assessment of FLOK process by Michel Bauwens | On the Commons

A frank but hopeful assessment of FLOK process by Michel Bauwens | On the Commons | Another World Now! | Scoop.it
Michel Bauwens, founder of the P2P Foundation, was invited to chair a research team exploring the possibilities for “fundamentally re-imagining” Ecuadorian socity on the basis of commoning, open networks and peer production.  The Quito-based project sought ideas from people of all walks of life for 10 months, and released their Transition Plan (available in English here)  in June. Bauwens offers his personal analysis of the process below. 
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A study of a**holes reveals the narcissistic and self-destructive mico-foundations of Capitalist Class Society | via Ah Uhm

A study of a**holes reveals the narcissistic and self-destructive mico-foundations of Capitalist Class Society | via Ah Uhm | Another World Now! | Scoop.it

A remarkable cognitive behavioral research conducted by Piff, Australia, is to reveal the narcissistic and self-destructive mico-foundations of the Capitalist Class Society. 

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Opt out of global data surveillance programs like PRISM, XKeyscore, and Tempora - PRISM Break - PRISM Break

Opt out of global data surveillance programs like PRISM, XKeyscore andTempora.Help make mass surveillance of entire populations uneconomical! We all have a right to privacy, which you can exercise today by encrypting your communications and ending your reliance on proprietary services.

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