Borrowing Things From Our Neighbors Strengthens Society
"One of the things I feel like I’m often trying to do is to debunk the idea that you have to be a full-time activist in order to be doing anything for the world." - adrienne maree brown on her new book Pleasure Activism
New Zealand attack: Al Noor mosque imam tells world leaders to fight hate speech
Imam Gamal Fouda tells thousands that events leading to last week’s massacre ‘did not come overnight’
No shit! Republicans know they can't win if they don't cheat.
Gerrymandering Reportedly Saved the GOP From a Bigger Ass-Kicking
"Republicans won about 16 more U.S. House seats than would have been expected based on their average share of the vote in congressional districts across the country" as well as majorities in several state houses.
"Some of the Russian ads placed on Facebook apparently targeted Ferguson and Baltimore, which were rocked by protests after police killings of unarmed black men; another showed a black woman firing a rifle. Other ads played on fears of illegal immigrants and Muslims, and groups like Black Lives Matter."
prisons, politics Show more
On point, appropriately widening the convo on prison slavery past the simplistic soundbite framewk of corporate profit taking.
If the state had to pay prevailing, livable, even minimum wages for labor it extracts from prisoners the figure would be astronomical. & would contribute along with all the economic, human, & social costs to prisoners, their families and society to the REAL cost of in…
Chicago's Democratic socialists on brink of transforming city's politics
Six Democratic socialists may join city council this year, reflecting the progressive momentum in national politics
"Thieves mock Trump by stealing border razor wire to protect homes in Mexico"
Here are the rulings on four anti-Silent Sam demonstrators' charges
police violence, prohibition of harmless drugs Show more
This shit has to stop. #policethepolice
Family sues over death of marijuana-grower police chased with bulldozer
Durham Dreamed of a Transit Line. Duke University All but Killed It. - The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/18/us/duke-durham-light-rail-chapel-hill.html
Black Youth Project: How targeting Ilhan Omar instead of white supremacy furthered both anti-Semitism & Islamophobia
Sophisticated hippie. Intersectional activist. Feminist MILF. Jewish Buddhist. Socialist geek. Cat lover, obvs. Durm, NC. 💃🏽🐂☸️🌹✊🏽👩🏽⚖️
A Mastodon instance for cats, the people who love them, and kindness in general. We strive to be a radically inclusive safe space. By creating an account, you agree to follow our CoC below.