uspol, immigration, cruelty Show more
It's 2019 and the US is still doing honest-to-goodness concentration camps. It's so deeply heartbreaking that this is the world we live in, and I literally just came back from a trip to Berlin.
fashbashing shitpost, incredibly stale reference Show more
my milkshake chases all the Proud Boys from the yard
Old but still so relevant: This on appropriation.
Edgar Allen Joel Show more
I just noticed that a segment of a poem by Poe lines up perfectly with Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start the Fire"
Mountains toppling evermore,
Into seas without a shore;
Seas that restlessly aspire,
Surging, unto skies of fire
WE DIDN'T START THE FIRE
"after the revolution", 1/2 Show more
the massive flaw of the "there is no ethical consumption under capitalism" argument is that responsible consumption is a matter of practice and applied intelligence, i.e. it needs practice, thus people who use it to argue that they don't need to put any effort into their own style of consumption under current circumstances are actively harming the outcome of any system resulting from overthrowing capitalism in advance, and they're also harming what Foucault would call heterotopias, i.e. those seeds of a new world sown in the one we live such as worker cooperatives
every little bit of money that flows into there heterotopias as in investment into a future where money is obsolete, and into the livelihoods of people trying to escape from this system using their skills
hence, the slogan "there is no ethical consumption under capitalism" is antithetical to any efforts of building a socialist, i.e. more ethical system of production and consumption, a less alienated one, it simply increases the level of alienation
it started, as all major political movements seemed to now, in the cat cafés.
once the cats were outfitted with translator collars, they soon realized they could communicate not just with the humans, but with each other, in complex human words heretofore not comprehended by the cats.
words like wages, and capital, and relative surplus value. and solidarity.
and industrial sabotage
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