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Wrote this on a school wall outside. "Peace, bread, land" in isiXhosa. In retrospect, I believe that they regret giving me chalk.

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Itchy a-bug-but-not-a-mosquito bite 

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whenever i see the moon refereed to with he/him pronouns it doesnt feel like "misgendering" per se but it just feels wrong

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making my own ActivityPub server 😳 😳

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Social Democracy should be the extreme right wing in a healthy society.

Itchy mosquito bite, discussion of swelling 

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I think the Anarchist FAQ is good but difficult to read.

So I am translating it to simpler English. Thoughts and suggestions are welcome.

marnanel.github.io/simple-afaq

What is anarchism?

There are three big problems in society:

social breakdown, such as poverty, hunger, homelessness, crime.

war, and its weapons.

the destruction of our natural environment.

Itchy mosquito bite, discussion of swelling 

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YouTube, fascism 

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@restioson @vfrmedia @pbandkate

So this wasn't about the Netherlands as somehow better. (it's not at all) This was the Netherlands as an example of stuff people do everywhere.
Even the most die-hard capitalist countries can't really condition people to be self-serving. They still turn around and just clean up shit and fight fires for free.

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I wrote a summary of the DNS over TLS vs DNS over HTTPS debate (without going too much into the drama).

It also contains an introduction to my proposed solution, and why it’s better than either.

alyssa.is/proposing-dns-over-t

(boosts/sharing welcome)

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interesting dynamic online where most people dont think about their avatars for more than 15 seconds but it conditions how you are perceived by everyone you interact with to a tremendous extent

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when US pundits talk about "electability", what they're really concerned about is which candidate can win over voters who get angry when the ATM offers a language preference other than English

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Sep. 12, 2001 and onward 

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because truth be told, the 'police state' is not 'incoming' simply because you are suddenly aware of its reach and proximity in your life

it was always there

you were just oblivious to it

you relied on it to keep you safe until you realized it didn't and couldn't and in many instances wouldn't

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Someone asked for good things to read that aren't opaquely neoliberal trash on race

a thread of free resources:

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There are no shortcuts to dismantling whiteness, white supremacy, colonialism and coloniality

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