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Reminder that coops flourished during the great depression, being one of the few reliable sources of employment, and that credit unions were by and large the only financial institutions to make it through the '08 recession unscathed

Supporting the cooperative economy isn't just some long-term fantasy of slowly weakening capitalism from within until it withers. It's also vital dual power, and it'll be just as vital even if neoliberalism collapses in the next few years (which it very well might)

Support! Your! Local! Coop! Economy!

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critics of socialism fear some people might try to take more than their fair share while not contributing a justifiable amount to society SO INSTEAD we have billionaires

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Side neither with nations nor with parties. Be neither Russians, Poles nor Slavs. Rather, be men who hunger for truth, free from any thoughts of particular interests, and from speculative ideas concerning the Chinese, Africans or Europeans. The patriot always ends up hating the foreigner, and loses the sense of justice that once kindled his enthusiasm.
-- Elisee Reclus

#anarchism #quote #bot

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As the uselessness and harmfulness of patriotism have become manifest, so also has increased the power of the government and ruling class to excite patriotism among the people.
-- Leo Tolstoy

#anarchism #quote #bot

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Today actions in solidarity with #Rojava are taking place in the US and Canada in Montreal, Thunder Bay, Rochester, Albany, NYC, Dallas, Chicago, Norfolk, RVA, New London, DC, Knoxville, Bloomington, SF, and Portland. #riseup4rojava itsgoingdown.org/call-to-actio

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There is no such thing as harmless power.
-- Nestor Makhno

#anarchism #quote #bot

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So I've moved to a new instance as the old one wasn't too active and I really wanted to set up a mastodon myself. Hopefully things keep holding up!

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happening now, climatejustice activists blocking a cruiser ship 

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welcome to my new instance, sweat dot shop. now get to work, what the fuck are you lazy bastards waiting for?!

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