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Why the Left Will Win

  Love is all you need.

A year gone by, a new year ahead

Let me start by wishing everyone a happy and productive new year.  It has been one year now that IOPS has been self-managing also at the international level. Looking back, how did that work out?  I have to say, not well. The results…

Why we should go on with IOPS

As anyone can see, IOPS is not doing well. Although new members keep coming in, the activity level here is close to absolute zero. So a natural question is, Why bother? Why not simply admit that IOPS is a failure and give up?  The essence…

It’s “Deep State” Time Again

By Fred Nagel, April 21, 2017 Whenever there are obvious conflicts within the ruling class, the concept of a Deep State is brought out to explain why our government seems to be coming apart at the seams. When the tired rhetoric of our…

Two-and-a-half minutes to midnight

The other day the Doomsday Clock, a symbolic presentation of how close we are to the end of humanity, was forwarded by half a minute. The immediate reason was the election of the Trumpinator, in view of his stated policy intentions to stop…

Eating Our Own Dogfood

In the software industry, “eating your own dogfood” is an expression for a practice in which the people in a company themselves use the products they make and sell. It is a good way for them to discover usability problems that you…

Film Nights

One of the early blog posts I did, entitled IOPS Presents..., was about ideas that had come up during the first (and as of yet only) meeting of IOPS members from the Netherlands, now four years ago. We were brainstorming about what we could…

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Blockupy Frankfurt NL (completed)

Er komt een Europese actie dag in Frankfurt om de Europese Centrale Bank te blokkeren van 16 tot 19 mei. Misschien is het leuk om hier aan mee te doen, en op deze manier elkaar een beetje te leren kennen.…

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New Albert book: Practical Utopia

A new book by Michael Albert is out: Practical Utopia: Strategies for a Desirable Society According to the Acknowledgements section, “The material in this book comes largely from a prior collection of three short volumes called Fanfare…

Why the only future worth building includes everyone

Everything has a first, and this is the first TED talk by a Pope. The talk is in Italian, but you can use Subtitles/closed captions (the CC button in the lower black bar that appears when the video starts running) to see the text in English.…

On the way

IOPS is setting its first steps on the way to becoming truly self-managed.  Reaching decisions to make this possible, which we did in the September 2016 poll on the makeover proposals, was one thing. Now, IOPS is beginning to implement…

Second death from police raids in Tangier in two months, Migrants Rise Up

    News from No Borders Morocco Originally posted on December 5, 2013 by beatingborders Reposted here because it got no attention in the international news media.   The 4th of December was a day that will be remembered by many…

Vluchtelingen in detentiecentrum Rotterdam mishandeld?

Blijkens het verslag van deelnemers aan een solidariteitsdemonstratie zijn vluchtelingen in detentiecentrum Rotterdam, waarschijnlijk in hongerstaking, op donderdag 16 mei ernstig mishandeld. Zie dit bericht van Deportatieverzet. De berichten…

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