In the US at least, people would rather hide their wealth and "perform working class" than live the idea of "From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs."
in this same meeting in fact someone was like, "i feel bad, all i have really been bringing to the table is money"
and everyone was like, "uh, money is actually really helpful rn trying to get this thing off of th ground"
an interesting parallel to the ecological crisis, but i dont really buy into the "tragedy of the commons" (often portrayed as an inevitable outcome of human nature)
in my experienece, the issue relates more to the general flakiness of the american left. all theory, no praxis
this behavior really shines with middle/high class people "performing" a working class life
It is not unusual in a lot of countries (finger print AND photo in Argentina always skeeves me out); it's the fact that this was introduced w/o any commotion that gets to me
There was a period after the prism scandal where it seemed like no new surveillance would escape major press coverage and attention
recently found myself at a leftist organizing meeting for an event and dishes came up 😑
@denikombucha happened to me on an american airlines flight out of LAX
they did NOT let me opt out during boarding.
I've been hit by a car and I *still* do this
Rough, depressing day so I designed some messaging as a fuck you to the system that's killing me
It's got little pull tabs full of links. Obviously if you use it (you're welcome to) you should replace the bottom 2 links with local groups of your choice
(and I know you're skeptical but actually our DSA chapter, specifically, rules)
@Wewereseeds I think I've thought of this toot every day since you've tooted it. So perfect
solo mastodon instance
a private mastadon instance to experiment with