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UK drug policy 

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UK drug policy 

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uspol, new antifa flag proposal 

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uspol, new antifa flag proposal 

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union agitating, anti-capitalist sentiment, uspol, etc 

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Techposting; recommended Firefox add-ons for security (updated recommendations) 

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Remember: in 1968 NYC garbagemen struck and within a week, the city's mayor was on his knees begging for mercy. It lasted all of 8 days.

Then, two years later in Ireland, bankers went on strike for *6 months* and the economy kept on growing and history has largely forgotten it even happened.

Capitalists need you more than you need them.

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Hong Kong protests: More than 100,000 march peacefully

Heavy driving rain did not dissuade people...

Subway railway stations were forced to close after being clogged with protesters heading to the rally.

Though permission to march was not granted by the authorities, the sheer weight of numbers around the park has meant that activists had to move into Hong Kong's streets spreading across eight lanes at a time.

bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-

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Major breach found in biometrics system used by banks, UK police and defence firms

Fingerprints, facial recognition and other personal information from Biostar 2 discovered on publicly accessible database
The fingerprints of over 1 million people, as well as facial recognition information, unencrypted usernames and passwords, and personal information of employees, was discovered on a publicly accessible database for a company used by the likes of the UK Metropolitan police, defence contractors and banks.
Suprema is the security company responsible for the web-based Biostar 2 biometrics lock system that allows centralised control for access to secure facilities like warehouses or office buildings. Biostar 2 uses fingerprints and facial recognition as part of its means of identifying people attempting to gain access to buildings.
Continue reading...

theguardian.com/technology/201 friendica.hubup.pro/objects/17

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book recommendations 

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liberals, ICE, workplace raids, capitalist exploitation 

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I don't believe life is a zero sum game.

There are a great many things I can do to improve my lot in life, which in no way negatively impact anyone else.

Figuring out which activities are zero-sum and which are not, is something we should probably give more thought to.
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It isn't always better for the environment to buy food locally. How it was farmed and how it was imported matter too. Most of the carbon footprint of groceries is from how they were grown and not how they were transported.

If it's in season where you live, then locally grown is best. If it's out of season, you need to consider a more nuanced point of view.

independent.co.uk/news/food-mi

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some surprising sustainability 

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