Technology for Whom? Owning Our Platforms

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an hour, and a national survey of Instacart workers found average wages (before expenses) of just $9.50 In 2018, a national proposal was floated for a “Bill of Rights for American Workers Building Support for Cooperatively-Owned Businesses that are Democratically-Owned and Governed.”

Mr. Jim Goes to Washington (and New York, and Nairobi, and Seoul, and Kampala, and Boston…)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

It’s the week of the United Nations General Assembly and the Clinton Global Initiative. I had a chance to meet with staffers involved in the drafting of two key federal bills that are most likely to be adopted, and shared my issues. It was the third Africa Forum I’ve attended: I went to Accra, Ghana, in 2011 and South Africa in 2004. Like many other leaders of nonprofit organizations, I travel an unreasonable fraction of the time.


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Snapshot of Worldwide Electronics Recycling 2013

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According to the International Environmental Technology Center of the United Nations Environment Program. don't have a coherent national collection infrastructure. According to Park Young-Woo of the United Nations Environment Program, the Asia-Pacific region now produces more than half of global e-waste. Switzerland was the first country in the world to adopt an electronics recycling system is 1991.Things are actually going pretty well in Europe.

Provide the Nonprofit Voice to America's Broadband Plan


Flickr Photo by Chi King The Federal Communications Commission is seeking public comment on how to draft America's national broadband plan. It also requires the FCC to begin drafting a national broadband plan. None of the nation’s largest telephone companies compete against one another. The same is true for the nation's top cable companies. Adopt Net Neutrality requirements that go beyond the FCC's current broadband policy statement.