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Twitter catches a Platform Cooperative cab to New York?

Image: Sofia Sabbagh (CoopWorkshop artist-in-residence) The second Platform Cooperativism conference is about to begin in New York. Melburnian Darren Sharp will be a speaker. Last June we had our own Platform Cooperativism gig here in Melbourne (featuring Van Badham moderating), and it sparked quite a bit of interest. A follow up event at ...
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Indigenous Australian Entrepreneurship

BRW has outlined (Published 22 November 2013) an exciting project: Aboriginal entrepreneurs start indigenous consulting firm with PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC Indigenous Consulting chief executive Jason Eades says the firm has a clear focus on indigenous-related work, which he believes is a market worth around $50 million. Photo: John Woudstra BRW says: Four Aboriginal entrepreneurs ...
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Borderlands hosts Chris Cooper UK Co-operative expert

Chris Cooper (second top right),from the Co-operative College in the UK led a good discussion with eager co-operators from a range of backgrounds.   Democracy is not a guarantee of competence. 'Democracy is not a guarantee of competence', was a line that one co-operator was heard to say at the workshop at ...
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Earthworker benefit feat. Anna Smyrk & the Appetites

SUNDAY OCTOBER 6 with Glitter Rats, Heaps Tuff 7 / $10 Booking - Facebook Event Come down to the Gaso on Sunday October 6 for a night of local live music (indie-pop, folk-punk and everything in between) good comedy and sick prizes. featuring: Anna Smyrk & the Appetites Glitter Rats Heaps Tuff Help Earthworker Co-operative, a ground breaking, community run, ...
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