The Collective for Liberation, Ecology, and Technology is a small, woman-owned collective that works to maintain, develop, extend, and promote open tools and documentation for communication and organization.

On 19 January 2022, Camille from CoLET joined Njera Keith of 400 + 1 and Liz Barry of Public Lab in conversation with Rayya El Zein of the Digital Infrastructure Incubator of Code for Science & Society in “Visions of…

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Making Room: Notes on Radical Spacemaking

For those of us, the fortunate ones in the western world, the pandemic propelled us online in a major way in order to maintain some level of livelihood and connection. Whether over Teams or Zoom, Jitsi or BlueJeans, our touches…

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In Abundance

OK, so we know it is cliche to talk about growth and blossoming in the springtime but that is sorta what is on our minds so that is what we’ll talk about. Across the world most of us have indeed…

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Where We Are

In thinking about how to describe where we all are now, I asked Dana and Laura for a word for something that “changes form and then comes back stronger”. They first suggested compost, but it struck me as slightly too…

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Parenting for Liberation

Before the lockdown, those of us who are parents were thinking about how we could supplement or shift our kids’ education and exposure to cultivate their taste for liberation. Now we are thinking not just about them and their continued…

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Police and Big Tech Are Partners in Crime. We Need to Abolish Them Both by Edward Ongweso Jr

Silicon Valley has made billions of dollars empowering the police by pitching surveillance and data analysis technology as unbiased. It’s not…..(Via Motherboard).

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Kollaps und Mutualism

Since the lockdown/”PAUSE” order was issued here in so-called New York nearly a month ago, a group of friends have come together to discuss the current collapse/failure of the state and what we radicals might make in and of it….

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As We Shelter In Place

Sheltering in place is not a gift any of us would have asked for, but we are making use of it. CoLET was started in a moment of political crisis so we know that while there is pain and suffering…

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He said me haffi work, work, work, work, work, work

I was recently asked by my son’s teacher to talk about work, or rather my personal approach to paid work. I started out by looking at the whiteboarding the class had already done. Money and basic needs were amongst the…

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CoLET Lately

Here’s a rundown of a few things we have been/will be working on, reading up, and thinking about these days. We just helped Brightly Cleaning Coop (a immigrant worker-owned coop) relaunch their website. Check it out and book a cleaning…

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