Not-for-profit Projects
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See first the essential projects that are doing what we are doing, and that we have little choice but to work with and improve.
 Possible sources of Research Wiki input
- Disinfopedia is a collaborative project to produce a directory of public relations firms, think tanks, industry-funded organizations and industry-friendly experts that work to influence public opinion and public policy on behalf of corporations, governments and special interests. And yes, it's in the GFDL part of the world (Running MediaWiki, under GFDL)
- Wikipedia - The free encyclopedia, all content is under GFDL. - (Running MediaWiki) use [[w:Article name]]
- Wiktionary - A spin off from wikipedia. The free dictionary and thesaurus in every language if it gets done someday. GFDL also. Not much happening there now. - (Running MediaWiki, under GFDL)
- http://wikibooks.org - Yet another great idea being put forward by WikiMedia Foundation. Wikibooks is dedicated to developing and disseminating free, open content textbooks and other classroom texts - (Running MediaWiki, under GFDL)
- Cookbook - One of the wikibooks that is of particular interest is the cookbook. Includes information on vegan and vegetarian food as well as other moral purchasing. - (Running MediaWiki, under GFDL)
- Infoshop Open Wiki - Infoshop.org is a portal linking content on the net of interest to the anarchist and anti-authoritarian community. In the spirit of anarchism, it is a collaborative project that encourages participation and networking of resources. Part of this network is the often updated Infoshop News.
- Lsb - no explanation needed. epic wiki named "eg" ( suppose thatäs latin for example gratularis or so ) by the lsb:Efficient Civics Guild use [[lsb:Article name]]
 Creative Commons licenced
http://translatewiki.net/wiki/Main_Page - Translatewiki.net is a localisation platform for translation communities, language communities, and free and open source projects. Currently used to localize MediaWiki, pyWikipediaBot and Toolserver. Under CC-BY 3.0.
- http://www.theyrule.net/ - Topic map style visual presentations of interrelations of Companies Executives and stuff in the US mostly. Static mapping so they have an advisory about probably being out-of-date.
- "Earth Reforesting System" - not sure if this is going to work, but, at least they started with mediawiki, so maybe they are just waiting for others to chip in, just like Consumerium did. Mostly in Japanese.
- http://www.environmentaldirectory.net/ - lists over 13.000 organisations dealing with environmental issues in the US
- http://www.ladywiki.org/ - open public space for exchange & action against (not only sexual) discrimination, public domain
- TheTransitioner.org - an attempt to build "a Collective Intelligence economy" and Open Source Money. They seem to one observer fixated on currency issues. - TikiWiki, Copyright unknown
- openDemocracy.net - an online global magazine of politics and culture. They publish clarifying debates which help people make up their own minds.
- The Jus Semper Global Alliance - their main programme is "The Living Wages North and South Initiative" which studies the development of w:Purchasing power parity in developed and developing countries - Very good and concise source of w:Corporate social responsibility or CSR information.
- http://www.aflcio.org/corporateamerica/paywatch/ - Annoy yourself by looking up how much US CEOs' get compensated
- http://www.ipjustice.org A project that lobbies against Digital Rights Management and misuse of Intellectual Property.
- http://globalgreens.org - mailing lists automatically set up for any Green Party - or other groups obeying Global Greens Charter
- http://crit.org - annotation software to 'mark up' any site on the web
- http://smartmobs.com - discussion of mobile technologies for politics
- http://slipperycat.com - attempt to nail down ontology for game business - shows what a simple industry looks like from low level code up to production. - a stub at the moment
- http://www.2action.com/main.asp - a commercial vendor of worn device software for meeting and sales support - what does their UI look like? What words mean what? We should always study carefully this kind of example of a decision support system
- http://planetarycitizen.open.ac.uk/ - A network for the Planetary Citizen
- "This project comes out of a vision for a peaceful, sustainable future for the Earth that has been developing in many places. That vision was very evident in the non-governmental side of the World Summit for Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg in August/September 2002, in many of the events that were ignored by the mass media."
- OPTIMAES Wiki (Open Project To Investigate Money And Economic Systems) - Usemod, public domain
- The Open Co-op - "... To build a worldwide commmunity of individuals and organisations committed to creating a collaborative sustainable economy." - Tikiwiki, copyright unknown.
- SocialForge.net - (tikiwiki, apparently GFDL) "It's a free service for everyone wishes to share knowledge and to collaborate to build projects related to:
 Projects that no longer exist
OurAnsweris a method for the people to respond to business leaders and politicians. -(Running MediaWiki, under GFDL)
http://veganwiki.org/- for our vegan friends, currently only in German, but English, French and Spanish wikis are being prepared for setup