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  1. Sep 2021
  2. Apr 2021
    1. Parks don't need predatory landlords either. They could be subdivided into individual plots and owned individually, or set up as a co-op. Local cities could even buy and lease homes on a social housing model, or just rent out the land, at whatever it costs to cover expenses.

      some good solid words, which i wasn't sure were coming. i am very interested in seeing some of these pursued actively.

  3. Feb 2021
  4. Nov 2018
    1. This is Colony.A platform foropen organizations.

      a platform for cooperative open communities

  5. Jun 2018
    1. Non-cooperative companies solve this problem by taking up front capital and using that to subsidize one or both sides of the marketplace – guaranteeing fees to musicians and doing lots of marketing to recruit users. Cooperatives lack this up front capital, making it hard to get started.
    2. First and foremost, it is not clear that Info Coops will produce more open information? After all, the logic of the information coop model is that information is only shared with members.
    3. An Information Coop would pool resources to create or purchase a specific piece of type of information. For example, you could have an Information Coop to fund research on a particular drug or disease; or to design and develop a new software application; or to purchase rights to music or movies for its members.
  6. Aug 2015