@LeoSammallahti @GuerillaOntologist I agree with Josh's points and would add the problem with donated labor is that it diminishes the value of labor overall. I recognize that there are times (such as legal help) which challenging the power structure requires specific expertise (and this labor can be captured by charging higher rates overall), but tech isn't one of them. Unions pay their staff (who will be distributing these funds).
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This is news about the site. I added a pop-up today. It will be used sparingly. I mainly wanted to highlight several co-ops that I am working with that need your support. I got the idea of a pop-up from … Continue reading
I had a few minutes this morning to fix some things with this site.
If you have been itching to comment, you can do so now. You need to register as a subscriber and then you will have access to comment. … Continue reading
Due to being too busy with a number of things in my life, I completely missed that my domain name lapsed. A pirate company squatted on it and the site is “for sale”. I decided that it wasn’t worth haggling … Continue reading
It has been a difficult couple of years for this blog. This has been the result of two issues. First, I entered a PhD program that has drawn most of my energy (specifically in terms of writing). Second, my life … Continue reading
Okay, I owe my readers an explanation–I have missed a few Mondays. I have a good excuse–at least I think that I do.
I entered the PhD in Business Administration program at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, NS. In fact, I … Continue reading
It’s been a bit quiet lately. Not that I don’t have ideas or am thinking about things, but nothing has been, shall we say, blog worthy lately. I will probably get something up in the next day or two about … Continue reading
For those of you who check the links on the right hand side, you will notice a new entry: American Worker Cooperatives. I was asked to add it and am happy to do so. According to the “About” page by … Continue reading
Sorry, folks. I was finishing my final paper for the MMCCU and preparing for a training that I am doing on Wednesday. I didn’t have time to do the regular entry. I will try to get it done tomorrow or … Continue reading
The March 1 edition of The Nation has an article on the growing industrial worker cooperative movement. I use the word “industrial” to differentiate it from the worker cooperative movement in the United States that has flourished over the last … Continue reading