Another thing about #EarthStrike.
We don't get to tell #workers what to do. Callously calling a strike on a timeline of months is fucking **DANGEROUS.**
As someone on the Earth Strike Matrix said:
"[The] strikes in [Arizona] took four years to organize and you're planning on corraling unions worldwide in a few [months]."
"[This] comes off heavily as kids telling workers what to strike for, when to strike, and how to strike without first looking for input from the actual [workers.]"
Likewise, #XR callously telling passionate people to get arrested for "the movement" is horrifying.
Please please please don't read my toots and decide not to take action.
Act. Join a local org like #FoodNotBombs or join some friends.
I've already said this in the pinned post, but I really don't want this message to get lost.
I'm not saying do nothing, I'm saying do something. Please do something.
All love. <3
ES needed a reality check from the very start. We needed it in our system that bureaucracy and hierarchy are no way to manage a movement. That talking on a Discord channel is not and never will be praxis. That just because you call a strike doesn't mean it'll happen.
But honestly, that would've never happened; a Reddit movement will have Reddit mentality. What can I say.
XR needs to get the fuck rid of the hierarchy (both practical and symbolic) in their movement. It needs to realize that its members are passionate, dedicated activists WHO AREN'T EXPENDABLE. They need to realize that the PR and sympathy they get by getting arrested does not even remotely compare to the immense harm of treating activists as disposable. They need to seriously rethink why they do things the way they do. They need to stop being press-oriented.
Activists should definitely avoid XR like the plague. Stay the hell away from any movement that doesn't respect you!!!
--This is not an Earth Strike endorsed message--
I largely endorse the sentiments here: https://twitter.com/EarthStrikeInt/status/1120196934516363264
I am sorely disappointed by the inaction and incompetence of #EarthStrike , and can no longer afford to compromise with milquetoast movements.
ENOUGH of this liberal reformism.
ENOUGH of this milquetoast "rebellion."
We're all going to die, literally, from heat stroke. Start acting like it.
Earth Strike is dead. XR is dead. But our solidarity isn't.
Fight like hell. But don't make my mistake, don't tolerate liberal movements, and DO NOT tolerate organizational hierarchy and bureaucracy.
Act locally. Join some friends. Help a collective like the #ELF. If there isn't one, start one. If you don't want to start one, fight anyway. If you don't know how to, read. Recipes for Disaster is a good start. It's far from perfect.
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yall are boring
Purism will allow bigoted content on their servers Show more
#Purism was literally always shit and y'all are only finding out about it now??? Lmfao.
Y'all have too much trust in corporations.
10 Principles of Healing from Trauma Show more
1. Your trauma was your experience, it happened to you, it didn't happen to someone else.
2. Other people are there to listen.
3. You are a sane human being who has lived through insane circumstances.
4. Your thoughts about what happened do not have to form a singular linear narrative.
5. Your feelings do not have to be consistent about it.
6. You can't turn back time.
7. Your creativity is an ally in this.
8. If you need someone else's opinion and feel like you might benefit from it, ask for it.
9. You lead the way and do what you feel is right.
10. Although you may have had a particularly difficult experience, you can learn so much from it.
BTW to anyone in my following who doesnt know: #firefox just fucked its addons because they allowed the extention signing cert to expire. This is technically possible to mitigate by disabling the signature check, but thats probably not worth the risk and effort given how quickly they are probably gonna fix the issue.
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So… In the days before I was Online, I met David Brown/Boyinaband. I was technically in a relationship with him until a month ago, when he uh, released a collaboration with Pewdiepie. Context for this in the video description.
This was really intimidating to upload. But given what had happened, I couldn’t just stay quiet.
Fight Like Hell.
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