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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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New Report Outlines How Australian Cities Can Achieve Climate Resilience

By on December 16, 2017

Darren Sharp: A new research report and engagement project explores how Australian cities can achieve rapid decarbonization and increased resilience in the face of climate change. The report, “Visions and Pathways 2040: Scenarios and Pathways to Low Carbon Living,” was led by the Victorian Eco-Innovation Lab at the University of Melbourne and funded by the CRC for Low Carbon Living. It describes two pathways... Continue reading

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Participation, codesign, diversity: Trebor Scholz on Platform Cooperativism

By on December 8, 2017

Originally published at Platform.coop here are the notes from Trebor Scholz’s recent intervention at the Tenerife Colaborativa conference. If you read Spanish, you can download the introduction to platform cooperativism here. Trebor Scholz: It’s exhilarating to be here on the Canary Islands seeing this large group of people committing itself to building a more equitable... Continue reading

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Project of the Day: Driver Co-op

By on November 21, 2017

Driver Co-op is an online co-operative platform app owned by private hire drivers and supported by The New Economics Foundation. The following article was written by Alice Martin, Work & Housing Lead, New Economics Foundation and originally published in Nesta’s Blog. The New Economics Foundation plans to conduct research to support the development of an online co-operative platform app owned... Continue reading

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Join Us at the Platform Co-ops for Global Challenges Conference

By on November 10, 2017

Tom Llewellyn: The People’s Disruption: Platform Co-ops for Global Challenges kicks off this weekend at The New School and Civic Hall in New York City, New York. The annual event — now in its third year — will bring together a diverse group of experts who are pushing the platform co-op movement forward. While past conferences have... Continue reading

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