Is it possible to create a Japanese worker coop section?

Hi,

There is a total lack of worker cooperative discussion site in Japan or Japanese language.

In view of the submission of draft worker coop legislation in Japan ( https://www.thenews.coop/148483/topic/legal/japan-house-of-representatives-to-discuss-new-worker-cooperatives-act/ ), I wonder if it makes sense to create a section for Japanese worker coop discussions. What do you think?

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Hi @yasu

I personnally believe that we very much love Japan, and that would be terrific to have you guys here with us :slight_smile:

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Hi Yasu,

Seems like a good idea to me. Someone would have to moderate it however, AFAIK none of the current moderators have working knowledge of Japanese. Yasu, would you be able to moderate the forum in case people post spam links, etc.?

@ghacquard does creating a sub-category (sub-forum) here for Japanese worker co-ops align with the intent of the Patio platform?

Cheers,
Kev

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Yes, I can volunteer and if it is possible, I will invite people from places like JICR ( https://jicr.roukyou.gr.jp/ ) and see what happens :smile: I have discussed with them a few times the need for a forum.

Is it also possible to change the color to simple black on white :smile::smile::smile:? The current color scheme is a bit difficult to read (at least for me​:smile:)

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@KevinM @ghacquard
I have just attended a Japanese worker coop legislation workshop and said to everyone that a discussion site is urgently needed, considering just how broadly worker coop ecosystem can change the nation’s economy. Can we create one? :grinning:

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Hey Yasu,

Received approval. :slight_smile:
I will look into setting it up after work tonight. I will send you a PM to get some more details from you.

Cheers,
Kevin

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Hi Yasu,

I was looking into this more; we actually have the ability to switch from the ICA ‘Dark Rose’ theme to a light or dark theme by going to https://patio.ica.coop/my/preferences/ and then clicking on the “Interface” button on the left hand side, and then clicking on the “Theme” button and changing it to light.

Cheers,
Kevin

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I think

日本人労働者協同組合

Should be changed to something like:

日本の労働者協同組合

But is it easy to change any time? :smile:

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Done! Yes it’s not a problem to change the name.