@maiyannah OMG, I found this and it works on the Guardian and FT pages I tested. Thanks for the kick, should've checked for this before I tooted :P https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/amp2html/
"[...] large and complex financial institutions are [...] more likely to be bailed out. Moreover, authorities are found to be more prone to provide support to a distressed institution which is well-connected with politicians and political parties"
At the same time, "the quality of bank assets is found not to be relevant to the bailout likelihood": https://repec.bmth.ac.uk/bam/wp/BAFES11.pdf#page=10
Maximizing value without profit. Show more
One thing to consider is the #PatronageRefund mechanism in the #coop model, which is what makes it "not-for-profit" (but not "non-profit"). The idea is that the firm pursues a sufficient operating surplus to buffer uncertainty, but then returns the unneeded surplus/"profit" to its members each year on the basis of use rather than capital investment.
This making the rounds here yet?
From Patreon: "We'd rather have our GMV be made up of fewer, but truly life-changed creators rather than a lot of creators making a few dollars." Well that tells me all I need to know about how much they actually care abt creators. https://brianbalfour.com/essays/patreon-onboarding-growth
Original tweet: https://twitter.com/juliedillon/status/939210129261473792
You know, if Liberpay made it easy for Patreon creators to transfer their patrons to their platform, they could become a force very, very quickly.
I aspire to be one of those memorable, crazy adults in a kids movie who are obsessed with bees, or baking or painting robins or something.
Is that odd?
If man begrudges his duties and gives over to pleasures, the downfall of radical change may be sown the moment that its critique moves from being fanciful to damning. In the election of one's constituents, one's throne may be secured.
Some great new features coming in Mastodon 2.1
Interesting development on the bus: I think the sworn enemy of a lady is on the bus with her, and the enemy sat behind her and spouts out abusive stuff whenever the lady talks independently. She's interestingly respectful of the conversation of her enemy with others. Their feud is seemingly to be kept between them only, despite talking ill of her otherwise. #stories
With the new #Patreon payment structure, *patrons* pay a fee on top of their pledge, as well as patreon taking a (now smaller) cut from the creator's balance.
I made a little spreadsheet to help me work out what the heck was going on in actual numbers.
So if I'm supported by 50 $1 pledges, I get $47.50, but supporters pay nearly $70.