Adrienne Maree Brown speaks my heart, again. Stay connected to your values and keep your eyes on the prize.
"it’s a miracle to feel excited about two candidates this far into the race."
You can tell the Hayti Film Festival is run by a Black woman, because it is obviously MAGIC. It's one of those things (along with sweet friends) that makes me feel so lucky to live in #Durham.
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos's phone 'hacked by Saudi crown prince'
"Christopher Steele [of the Steele Dossier] said that while the company had closed down, the failure to properly punish bad actors meant that the prospects for manipulation of the US election this year were even worse."
Fresh Cambridge Analytica leak ‘shows global manipulation is out of control’ Fresh Cambridge Analytica leak ‘shows global manipulation is out of control’
"Abusers relish the opportunity to destabilize their victims. Destabilized victims are easier to control, manipulate and, if necessary, discredit."
Jewish groups push back against police surge in wake of antisemitic attacks Jewish groups push back against police surge in wake of antisemitic attacks
Solidarity is the key to our survival.
"We will not be by ourselves, with only the people we choose, avoiding those we do not understand or trust. We will not be free from the need to cooperate and compromise."
TikTok sorry for blocking teenager who disguised Xinjiang video as make-up tutorial
Google’s Next Moonshot: Union Busting
This is so wrong in so many ways. If we don't have a right to protest, we don't have democracy.
Keystone XL: police discussed stopping anti-pipeline activists 'by any means'
Blow to Amazon as Seattle socialist looks to have triumphed in key vote
Kshama Sawant seems to have beaten Amazon-backed Egan Orion in council race despite vast financial effort from tech giant
Is America a democracy? If so, why does it deny millions the vote?
white supremacists, police, gun violence
Absolutely essential reading to understand the history and present relationship between police and white supremacists, especially in central North Carolina.
"It is interesting, therefore, that the North Carolina police have been quicker to respond to anti-racists with guns than they have avowed racists who have been explicit in their desire for race-war and violence against people of color."
Can you believe it, I'm shouting about my abortion again. (When will I ever shut up? When abortion is safe, legal, and free for every human on earth.)
This post at MomsRising.org offers links to THREE different actions you can take to help protect access to abortion for people across the U.S. Please read, take action, and share. Thank you.
This WaPo opinion piece nails it pretty well although I would press more on the sexism and imposition of supposedly-Christian values by people who are in absolutely no position to judge anyone’s morality.
Damn it. The more think about Congresswoman Katie Hill resigning the more pissed off I get. The fact is she could have stayed in Congress and served her district while admitting and atoning for her mistakes (like so many Republicans have made), except that her ex-husband is punishing her by *illegally* sharing private files. It’s the SLUT SHAMING that made her resign, not her own actions.
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Durm, NC, a.k.a. Catawba/Eno/Saponi land.
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