solo mastodon instance
If you want a straightforward, practical project to help contribute to leftist, anticapitalist, and anarchist movements, then learn a new language. It is without a doubt one of the most limiting factors in our movements.
What is happened in Iran earlier this year? If I knew farsi I could maybe tell you, but instead I just know what the NYT said happened.
Today, Seattle Proud Boy Zac Staggs attempted to infiltrate the #ClimateStrike march in black bloc gear, but was reportedly identified immediately under his mask and got beat up... at an event organized by high schoolers.
Seattle (Ballard) local neo-nazi community warning, please boost for visibility
Sean-Michael David Scott is a member of proud boys and lives in Ballard. Know your local fash.
Basic rundown is included in the poster (I will add an image description in the comments), more info can be found here:
vox media is unionized, gizmodo group (which contains splinter, the root, etc) is unionized... as a result, these places tend to produce pro-labor pieces more frequently, and with more insight and nuance, than non-union newsrooms. they’re not perfect, of course, but i’m glad they’ve organized! ✊️
The 2068 speculative journalism issue of High Country News is outstanding. It's fun storytelling, but also impressively researched. https://www.hcn.org/issues/51.14
The editor's note is more worth reading than such things usually are, because it lays out the case for why they did this: https://www.hcn.org/issues/51.14/editors-note-the-case-for-speculative-journalism
Even as someone who follows these issues closely and with an ever-increasing sense of dread, reading these stories has a different sort of impact from reading a research paper.
Police Officer Who Sent Protective Texts to Joey Gibson Cleared of Wrongdoing in City Review https://www.portlandmercury.com/blogtown/2019/09/12/27136199/police-officer-who-sent-protective-texts-to-joey-gibson-cleared-of-wrongdoing-in-city-review
I just received a first-hand report in a private channel from one of the union organizers who was just fired from Kickstarter. It sounds like clear union busting.
Some details here:
Okay, I've uploaded "Worlds of Ursula K Le Guin - American Masters S33E09" to Peertube now.
solo mastodon instance
a private mastadon instance to experiment with