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Landlords: I take all the risk by owning these properties and exploiting residents to line our pockets.

Also landlords: Our tenants can't pay so what breaks do I get? I can't take this much risk!

Fuck off. Fuck the fucking fuck off.

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UK politics / COVID-19 

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common misconception in 50 years: no zoomers were not called zoomers because of zoom video conferencing
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cultural portrayal of medieval peoples: "Ah, 'tis a hard life stoically tending the fields for eleven hours every single day of my life til my death at the ripe old age of thirty, but at least i have the guidance of my austere and vindictive god to comfort me."

reality: "Hey we're not working today because today is another incredibly specific holy day, lets go to the festival, get wasted, and have a good fuckin time. YO BARD, TELL THE ONE ABOUT LOKI TYING A GOAT'S BEARD TO HIS BALLS"

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Sometimes people ask me what the secret to cutting your own hair is and it’s the same secret to how I live most of my life: be okay with totally fucking it up and wearing hats.

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Capitalist murder 

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For those with kids aged ~10, I’m specifically referring to The Enemy series by Charlie Higson (zombies) and the Gone series by Michael Grant (superpowers), in which all the adults literally disappear and the kids miraculously manage to survive without stock markets and governments

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Parents will let you read dozens of books about kids building their own societies in the wreckage of the old capitalist ones and then wonder why you grew up to think society can be improved somewhat

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UK politics 

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So now all the office workers (i.e. office workers bosses) have realised its not that hard to work from home, does that mean when all this is over people will be able to work from home when they have mild illness they don’t want to spread, or disabilities, or sick kids, or other reasons that make it hard to go into work but not to do work?
Cannae believe I’m advocating for work but just imagine if you could get a cold, not take a sick day and also not infect the whole office and their families?

long post, bandcamp recs 

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long post, bandcamp recs 

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COVID-19, UK resources 

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