Joe Biden has been president for 65 days and there are still concentration camps at the border.
If you don't have time to read "Manufacturing Consent", this will do in a pinch (uspol)
Stolen from birdsite: https://twitter.com/ryanhoover/status/1353144572298354688
So journalist who was at the capital jan 6 was getting interviewed on npr. Long interview, mostly forgettable, about the far right and media coverage and terrorism laws. Whatever. End of the interview, the guy asks her "what part of being at the capital jan 6 will stick with you?" She thinks for a long moment. Then she starts to talk about this argument between insurrectionists about breaking windows. One of the guys is yelling "don't break property, this is the people's house." So he sees her and her microphone and come up to her and says "this isn't what we came here to do, we didn't come here to break property." So she asks "well, what did you come here to do?" And he says he came there to execute members of congress, four at a time, on the gallows they erected. This is the perfect distillation of far right politics. Don't break a window, we're only here to kill people.
The FBI is visiting leftists/anarchists across the country, claiming they're trying to 'help prevent violence' and their targets 'aren't in trouble.'
*Never talk to the feds or cops. Ever.*
Nothing you say will help you or your comrades. Don't even talk to them about your enemies. They'll know you're a rat who is willing to talk and they'll come back to you for more, as often as they want.
Fuck the feds. Fuck state repression. Fuck the state.
uspol, white supremacism, classism, ableism
> Since Wednesday’s assault on the Capitol, I have seen the mob described as anything from “bubbas” to “hicks” to “uneducated trailer trash.” However, just today I saw a CEO, a district court judge’s son, a pharmacist, a mayor, and a woman who flew on a private jet to the rally all be doxxed on Twitter for their participation in the mob. Our rush to distance ourselves from unsavory racists and discounting their intelligence ends up framing the threat incorrectly. And it is allowing the white supremacists to get ahead.
“But the 8-hour workday is too profitable for big business, not because of the amount of work people get done in eight hours (the average office worker gets less than three hours of actual work done in 8 hours) but because it makes for such a purchase-happy public. Keeping free time scarce means people pay a lot more for convenience, gratification, and any other relief they can buy. It keeps them watching television, and its commercials. It keeps them unambitious outside of work. We’ve been led into a culture that has been engineered to leave us tired, hungry for indulgence, willing to pay a lot for convenience and entertainment, and most importantly, vaguely dissatisfied with our lives so that we continue wanting things we don’t have. We buy so much because it always seems like something is still missing.”
— Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed https://www.raptitude.com/2010/07/your-lifestyle-has-already-been-designed/
Crimethinc just released a thread with a bunch of protest safety and tactics resources from the past series of years:
Pass it along!
Pack your gear bags!
to the tune of willy wonka pure imagination:
Come with me
And you'll be
In a world of pure capitalism
Take a look
And you'll see
Into your unregulated market
With a spin
The hyperloop of my creation
What we'll see
If you want to view paradise
Simply look around with neuralink
Anything you want to, do it
Want to change the world?
Just go to Mars
There is no
Life I know
To compare with pure capitalism
You'll be free
To become my serf
The BBC are banning their staff from attending Pride.
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