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"Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she
With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"

-- Emma Lazarus

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I don't have much to say yet other than...

Fuck the fucking Nazis and those who enable them.

Judith Butler, via
newstatesman.com/international

"I want to first question whether trans-exclusionary feminists are really the mainstream feminists. If you are right to identify the one with the other, then a feminist position opposing transphobia is a marginal position. I think this may be wrong. My wager is that most feminists support trans rights and oppose all forms of transphobia. So I find it worrisome that suddenly the trans-exclusionary radical feminist position is understood as commonly accepted or even mainstream. I think it is actually a fringe movement that is seeking to speak in the name of the mainstream, and that our responsbility is to refuse to let that happen."

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my first toot shall be my favorite meme that i spent a literal year searching for:

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February 1915 issue of the journal Mother Earth, founded by Emma Goldman in 1906.

"The Gunman -- On guard to see that property remains stolen."

via Libcom.org
libcom.org/library/mother-eart

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"The result has been entire towns incinerated, dozens dead and missing, millions of acres scorched, tens of thousands of clumsily evacuated ecological refugees...The State has failed to serve the people and now the people must serve themselves." #MutualAid itsgoingdown.org/climate-chang

[:tw: tweets.newsbots.eu/IGD_News/st#bot]

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I have no mercy or compassion in me for a society that will crush people, and then penalize them for not being able to stand up under the weight.
-- Malcolm X

#anarchism #quote #bot

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I don't understand the perceived superiority of higher brow engineering when extolling the virtues of things like S-expressions.

There's nothing inherently superior about a specific form of notation, or text representation of abstract ideas.

Trees are trees.

All the S-expression-as-superior-applied-science garbage is just cultural affectation, not unlike the high brow treatment of classical music as described by Adam Neely here:
youtube.com/watch?v=Kr3quGh7pJ

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"The sky above the port was the color of dijon mustard, tuned to a dead flavor."

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Today in "Cyberpunk is a warning, not a suggestion" news, Amazon has released a landlord edition of its Alexa surveillance speaker that can be forced upon tenants.

gizmodo.com.au/2020/09/amazons

Here's Amazon's pitch: Landlord Alexa "makes it easy for property managers to set up and manage Alexa-powered smart home experiences throughout their buildings."

Satire is dead. Poe's Law rules all.

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uspol, facebook, violence 

Facebook must die.

"Trump and Zuckerberg pal Peter Thiel met with white nationalists. One viewed him as "our George Soros."

buzzfeednews.com/article/rosie

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In August, @peertube entered a new stage in the development of #PeerTube v3. The objective is to raise €60k so they can implement, (1) global search, (2) moderation, (3) plugins & playlists, and (4) live streaming, here's the roadmap: joinpeertube.org/roadmap/.

They already raised €37k which covers steps (1) and (2) and we're almost there for step (3) which is €40k.

Let's help build a decentralized alternative to #YouTube. Please boost and, if possible, donate.

#Fediverse #FOSS #OpenSource

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:peertube: PeerTube 2.4 renforce ses outils de modération - nextinpact.com/lebrief/43613/p

> Le logiciel, permettant de créer des instances décentralisées d’hébergement de vidéos, continue sur sa feuille de route sans faiblir. Après une mouture 2.3 mi-juillet, la 2.4 est déjà là.

#peertube

I should have added hashtags earlier. Omission corrected.

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