We have choices about the digital future that we want.
Public ownership is a better term than nationalisation.
One reason being that we should think of public ownership at the local level, as well as the national.
I made a little embed handler for WordPress so you can just paste a link to videos on invidio.us and have the embed pulled in automatically to your post. You could easily just add the iframe in manually each time you post a video, too. Either way – no youtube links.
Really nice account of someone feeling a lot better, in the face of universal credit and housing issues, after coming to a Restart Party (community repair events that we run), getting something fixed, and feeling involved in the community.
Proud to be part of Restart.
Really interesting to learn that the NHS was part inspired by the Tredegar Medical Aid Society (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tredegar_Medical_Aid_Society).
It was a mutual society providing health care free at the point of use in South Wales. Nye Bevan, who spearheaded the foundation of the NHS, was from Tredegar.
h/t NEF podcast on public ownership (neweconomics.org/2019/02/weekly-economics-podcast-public-ownership-2.0)
When I ditched the big social media networks I intended to use email as a way to keep up with friends and family. But my email right now is a dumpster fire of pointless mailshots and administrata. I can definitely tidy it up but also thinking email genuinely isn’t good for maintaining social ties? Was it ever?