The Social Smart Contract: An Initial Rights Offering from Democracy Earth Foundation

i. Abstract. In a world that has succeeded in the globalization of financial assets while keeping political rights enclosed to territories, we need to build new models of democratic governance that enable humanity to collaborate and address pressing global issues. Democracy Earth Foundation is building free, open source software for… Continue reading

Houston Residents Begin Surveying Damage Of 200 Years Of Unchecked Worldwide Industrialization (

August 28, 2017 HOUSTON—Appearing shellshocked as they took in the scenes of devastation around them, Houston residents reportedly emerged from their homes Monday to survey the damage caused by 200 years of rampant, worldwide industrialization. “Oh my God. Everything’s destroyed, everywhere you look,” said visibly stunned citizen Chris Marciano, one… Continue reading

Antifa (United States)

Antifa is a radical political movement of autonomous, self-styled anti-fascist groups, including in the United States. They have been described as being left wing to far-left. The salient feature of self-described antifa groups is to oppose fascism by direct action, including violence if need be. Antifa groups tend to be anti-government and anti-capitalist;its adherents are mostly socialists, anarchists, and communists who, according to Mark Bray, a historian… Continue reading

TED talk: When workers own companies, the economy is more resilient

Another economic reality is possible — one that values community, sustainability and resiliency instead of profit by any means necessary. Niki Okuk shares her case for cooperative economics and a vision for how working-class people can organize and own the businesses they work for, making decisions for themselves and enjoying… Continue reading

‘Patriot Prayer’ organizer says he’ll hold ‘pop up’ events in San Francisco — by Elizabeth Weise

USATODAY:  published 12:57 p.m. ET Aug. 26, 2017 | Updated 2:31 p.m. ET Aug. 26, 2017 San Franciscans gathered Friday to rally against hate, with civic leaders saying the city stands for love and diversity. The downtown event came as a right-wing group said it was cancelling a “freedom rally” set… Continue reading

Update on patriot prayer rally and counter protests (from Ruthie Sakheim)

KPFA is announcing every hour on the hour the latest developments on rally, press conference, and counter-demonstrations and events. xx Ruthie Patriot Prayer “Freedom Rally” Canceled? A full list of all of the rallies & protests to this weekend’s “Freedom Rally’” at Crissy Field By Johnny Funcheap – posted 8/24/2017 Patriot Prayer… Continue reading