Posts By: Stacco Troncoso

Stacco Troncoso

To Catch the Rain

By on January 15, 2018

To Catch the Rain is a book of inspiring stories of communities coming together to harvest the rain, and how you can do it too. Go to the project’s Kickstarter page to support the publication of this exciting book. What’s To Catch the Rain all about? To Catch the Rain is a book of inspiring stories of communities... Continue reading

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How the co-op movement made steps towards equality in 2017

By on January 12, 2018

An encouraging article which, among other things, mentions Platform Coops. Let’s hope that in 2018 we can speak about strides, rather than steps. The article was originally published in Cooperative News. Building a ‘human economy’ Co-ops have a key part to play if the world is to move to a “human economy” says Oxfam after... Continue reading

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The catastrophic consequences of the non-Neutral Net will be very hard to spot, until it’s too late

By on January 12, 2018

Writing for Boing Boing, Cory Doctorow summarizes the conclusions of a standout interview with Stanford Law expert Ryan Singel and International Studies expert Didi Kuo about the meaning of the post-neutrality web. Cory Doctorow: Stanford’s Futurity interviews Stanford Law expert Ryan Singel and International Studies expert Didi Kuo about the meaning of a non-Neutral internet,... Continue reading

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Project of the Day: Hack-a-Home

By on January 11, 2018

Our colleague Sharon Ede hipped us to this beautiful project. The following is reposted from northcottinnovation.com.au: We’re working with AbilityMate, UTS and Northcott on a global first project to give people with disability the opportunity to learn about 3D printing and create their own assistive technology. We want people with disability to be active creators... Continue reading

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Essay of the day: Municipalism in Spain; from Barcelona to Madrid, and beyond

By on January 4, 2018

Reposted from Rosalux-nyc, check out Vicente Rubio-Pueyo‘s new study on Spain’s municipalist coalitions. In Spain’s municipal elections of May 2015, a constellation of new political forces emerged. For the first time in almost 40 years of Spanish democracy, the country’s major cities would no longer be ruled by either the Partido Popular (PP) or the... Continue reading

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