officer: do you know how fast you were going
me, making arcane hand gestures, muttering precise gibberish:
me, having become the officer:
the former officer, sitting in my place: no i don't officer
through the looking glass of all your terrors, the sorrow that drives you to cower reflects the will that drives you to fight.
for those wondering how to establish trade relations with crows:
- feed crows food A regularly
- when crows decide to bring you gifts, feed them food B
- when crows bring you different categories of gifts, feed them a food-per-category, ex: food C for jewelry, food D for paper money, etc
- crows will recognize these exchange patterns and opt to bring you things in order to acquire desired treats
good luck! 🐦
No one needs to starve. No one needs to freeze. No one needs to die. There is enough for everyone. More empty homes than all the people without them, more food than grocers can even sell. The labor and the materials to end scarcity exist now. It is not a far-off dream. We can end scarcity in this life.
there is more than enough housing in america for every person to be off the streets, yet we still have involuntary homelessness
“violence” isn’t burning down a police station; violence is enforcing an economic system which intentionally deprives people of what they need to live
trump, violence, link to source for quote origins
"When the looting starts, the shooting starts" has exceptionally dark roots. Its a direct quote from Walter Headley, the racist piece of shit Miami Police Chief who targeted black people in 1967 ahead of the Rep Convention
anyone arguing that it refers to looters shooting is 100% wrong. it is a direct threat.
Moon Palace Books is an independent bookstore located just behind Minneapolis police precinct 3, the starting point of the riots. When the police tried to set up a barrier around the store they said no thanks and instead set up a station to give protestors food, water, treatment etc. They even hung an “Abolish the Police” banner in their window.
Please consider using this small business if youre looking for more books, they’re doing mail orders. Here’s their website. https://www.moonpalacebooks.com/
for folks just starting to learn about abolition and wondering what a world w/o cops might look like, plz check out this guide:
if youre more worried about local business getting looted than the origin of the riot youre a shitty cracker n maybe you should get looted too
Internet at risk again (US pol)
Saw all those reports about Trump taking aim at 'social media companies' so I took a look at what he's pushing to be amended: https://www.eff.org/issues/cda230
This isn't "social media companies", or "businesses", it's *everything*. Every website every forum every Fedi instance, every FTP server and gopher hole. Absolutely everything.
I severely doubt they'll go ahead and change/revoke this because it'll make all forms of accessible servers liable for whatever snippets of media is on them as if the server owner themselves has authored them.
What's odd is how the media keeps focusing on the 'social network' aspect and not noticing the magnitude of what we're talking about. You'd think they'd notice.
Full legal text: https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/47/230
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(Forgot to add the link the first time so I'm reposting for visibility!) https://twitter.com/watery_day/status/1266057738850668545 https://t.co/Ou1WwfOHMJ
no one has to die
the soil is so full of death. not only death, for death may bring life, but anguish and terror. hunger and strife. centuries of ghosts cry out and they are all i hear, but you cannot see them. you have been blinded by a terrible maw, so that all you may see, all you may think, is of its hunger for another generation of thralls. it doesn't have to be like this. it could be so much better. no one has to die.
i just want back the friends that you killed. i just want a future.
i am so tired of the nightmare
demoware given life and also anxiety
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