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    1. Et de plus, cette démarche émanant de groupes ou collectifs, marquera le travail éditorial d’un aspect social, dans le sens où le livre permet de communiquer ses idées, de rassembler, mais aussi de tisser des réseaux de lecteurs.

      Un travail très intéressant est celui de Damien Bauza et Pedro Cardoso. Ils se passionnent pour les clubs de livre (qui se développent notamment après guerre et qui ont la volonté de vendre des livres à petit prix à un large public). Leur projet Club Collect (https://clubcollecte.fr/) propose une grosse archive constamment augmentée.

      Finalement ces clubs où on réimprimait des livres un peu cheap, ce sont un peu les premières chaines de production d'édition : entre ceux qui ajoutaient la préface, des images, celui qui travaillait les couvertures, l'échange avec les lecteurs...

      Source : conférence de Damien Bauza et Pedro Cardoso à l'ésac de Cambrai le 12 avril 2021 (https://urlz.fr/fT9K)

  2. Feb 2021
  3. Nov 2020
    1. Een graai in de geschiedenis leerde hem dat elke beschaving ooit in verval is geraakt. ‘Dat is nu ook het geval. Het stomme is: het is allemaal voorspeld. De Club van Rome heeft in de jaren zeventig modellen gemaakt over onze productiviteit, de hypergroei, levensverwachting en de limits to growth.We zijn de planeet aan het leegroven. Die modellen kloppen tot op de letter. We gaan er allemaal in mee, want ach, het komt toch wel goed? Iemand lost ons probleem toch wel op? Toen het Romeinse Rijk in verval was dacht men ook jarenlang dat het prima ging. Niet dus.’

      Alef Arendsen

  4. Oct 2020
    1. This is an interesting concept to be sure. It seems sort of odd that it's an explicitly organized thing though given that there's (used to be?) a less organized, but bigger distributed blogosphere.

      I suppose this version helps to focus multiple people on specific ideas and work that might otherwise occur.

      I recognized most of the bookmarked material and writers mentioned here. One or two may be worth revisiting.

  5. May 2020
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    1. The Eden Club - Exclusive Golf Club Membership | International Private Members Club

      The Eden Club is an international private members' club providing three very special dimensions: the most luxurious private members club in St Andrews, Scotland – the home of golf; an outstanding schedule of annual events and a unique Secretariat service.

  7. Sep 2018
    1. Classics Book Club

      If you are interested in reading Classic books you can join r/ClassicsBookClub on reddit where we will be hosting groups reads and discussions.

  8. Jun 2018
    1. Dnmt2 mediates intergenerational transmission of paternally acquired metabolic disorders through sperm small non-coding RNAs

      Queuosine metabolite necessary for DNMT2-induced tRNA modification; salvaged from bacteria of microbiome

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    1. Sierra Club

      The Sierra Club is a grassroots environmental organization that was founded in 1892 by conservationist John Muir. It has influenced environmental thought and policy in the United States since its creation. The Club was established by Muir after he successfully lobbied for the creation of Yosemite National Park with the intentions of extending Yosemite’s borders as well as promote conservation, preservation, and recreation in California. The success of the Sierra Club since then has been immense, and holds over one million members nationwide. Its involvement with the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge includes recurring lobbying to prevent drilling in addition to creating new wilderness regions. Today, the Sierra Club addresses issues such as climate change, renewable energy, urban spaces, environmental justice, and more. Its presence and influence in Washington, D.C. is critical in providing nature a voice.

      Lyndgaard, Kyhl. "Sierra Club." In Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy. Vol. 2. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2009. Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (accessed April 26, 2017).

  16. Dec 2016
    1. endless virtual book club —

      To me this is the heart of it, especially in so far as this use case overlaps with the educational/classroom one.

  17. Nov 2016
    1. Youth born or living in high poverty have fewer people in the family, neighborhood or school who model the wide range of careers youth might aspire to, or who help kids build study habits and experiences that enable them to "do well in school".

  18. Sep 2015
    1. Don Sanders 

      Sanders was originally a bartender at the Jester club who occasionally did a comedy act. He later became known as a songwriter and storyteller.

  19. Jun 2015
    1. John Muir, a naturalist, writer, and founder of the Sierra Club, invoked the “God of the Mountains” in his defense of the valley in its supposedly pristine condition.

      The "Gods of the mountains" line was a piece of Muir's larger metaphor for the holiness of natural places that figured those who would develop them as "temple destroyers." Here's the full quote from Muir's defense of the Hetch Hetchy in his book The Yosemite.:

      These temple destroyers, devotees of ravaging commercialism, seem to have a perfect contempt for Nature, and, instead of lifting their eyes to the God of the mountains, lift them to the Almighty Dollar.

      Dam Hetch Hetchy! As well dam for water-tanks the people's cathedrals and churches, for no holier temple has ever been consecrated by the heart of man.

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