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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

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through the looking glass of all your terrors, the sorrow that drives you to cower reflects the will that drives you to fight.

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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! 🐦

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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.

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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

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reminder from your local pacifist: “violence against inanimate objects” is a fake idea perpetuated by white supremacist patriarchy to cast aspersions on activists and protesters

there is not a pane of glass on this planet more important than your civil rights

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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.

washingtonpost.com/news/retrop

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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. moonpalacebooks.com/

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I will write 200-500 words on anything you like if you send proof you gave 18 or more dollars to the Minnesota freedom Fund or other mutual aid institution doing good work on the ground in Minneapolis

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for folks just starting to learn about abolition and wondering what a world w/o cops might look like, plz check out this guide:

aaronxrose.com/blog/alternativ

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anti theory leftists: I don't need to read dead old white men to understand leftism

list of black and indigenous theorists those same people have read:

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the press is not your friend. at best they are a for profit entity and at worst they help maintain the status quo

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white men in suits didn't give queer people our rights

black and brown queers throwing bricks at cops gave us our rights

stonewall was a POLICE BRUTALITY RIOT. learn your history and humble yourself.

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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

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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: 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. :blobthinking:

Full legal text: law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/47

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i take issue with the idea that the united states are only 'descending' into fascism. the og nazis got the inspiration for the nuremberg laws from the united states; if anything, fascism ascends from the united states

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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.

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i just want back the friends that you killed. i just want a future.

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