Imagine if Amazon was run as a cooperative, and the money generated by the workers went to them instead. Amazon could literally hire 10 times as many people, and have each employee work 1/2 a day a week while getting the same salary they get now. The only reason that's not happening is because a guy named Jeff takes the lion share of the profits.
"Over 60,000 people in Finland are about to go on strike to prevent 700 postal workers from a wage cut"
Fuck yes, solidarity.
Genie: You have ONE WISH.
Me: Alright, I have one, but it's very detailed.
Genie: As long as it is only one wish, you're allowed to spend as much time as you want detailing it.
Me: Alright, here we go. *Grabs notebook and takes a deep breath* The key words MUST, MUST NOT, REQUIRED, SHALL, SHALL NOT, SHOULD, SHOULD NOT, RECOMMENDED, MAY, and OPTIONAL are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119].
Genie: Wait, is that...?
Me: *Flips notebook* Chapter 1. Preamble.
A worker owned taxi #coop in Southend has grown from 6 to 70 drivers.
They repaid all their investors and returned £3000 to their members last year. The same year Uber left the area after failing to compete with them.
We need this in every town and city!
We have an AMA on /r/privacy happening right now for all your privacy related questions - head over to https://www.reddit.com/r/privacy/comments/da219t/im_project_lead_for_matrixorg_the_open_protocol/ and get involved :)
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