I'm an ace trans feminist, some sort of left communist, pretty mad about capitalism, trying to make the most of the situation we find ourselves in
I live in the US, on Pueblo and Apache land, in an old west town in the northern Chihuahuan desert in with about 9,000 other people in it 🏜️ 🌻
I do political and organizing work with a local DSA chapter, and wage work for a resarch project that's building a telescope array up in the Magdalena Mountains 🔭 ⛰️
And yes, I'm always gonna punctuate with emojis 😎
society of the spectacle
"[T]he proletarian project... can attain nothing unless it carries its own banners and knows the immensity of its tasks. The bourgeoisie came to power because it is the class of the developing economy. The proletariat cannot itself come to power except by becoming the class of consciousness."
What I do know is that a lot of folks.. a lot... perform diversity and inclusion for the sake of appearing to be a progressive person.
But when it actually comes to incorporating the specific needs of people that do not match their chosen identity, how much of that do we see?
What I do see is a lot of effort being put into defending a version of diversity that makes whiteness comfortable, and not diversity itself.
Ha, and we're not supposed to notice because... feelings.
That's funny to me.
Perennial reminder that this zine exists and should be read again and again
shower thought: the employment market is designed to induce anxiety in job seekers so that they settle for less.
If job seekers were more confident in themselves and not rushing to get the first avaliable position there would be a lot more pressure on businesses to create more sustainable roles.
we should really start practicing vocalizing out experiences in the job market if nothing else so that we can take care of each other when we are feeling anxious and panicked.
facebook, transmisia, death
capitalist economic theory: no one gives anything away without asking for something in return, and anything offered for free will be exploited by selfish people trying to profit from it
the anarchist free store in my town: please, come take more of our free stuff, we have too much. we're running out of space from all of these donations and don't know what to do
Memorial Day takes that may be spicy if you’re a Nationalist
Literally the best way to remember the people who were killed in war is to work to dismantle the systems that fucked them over, and that begins with the glorification of conflict and soldiers. Glory and honor are both made up concepts by rich people who want to entice poor people into fighting their battles. The dead may rest in peace, but the living still need help.
for white/passing audiences
Whiteness is a deliberately alienating construct.
It seeks to homogenize you in unnatural ways contrary to the human spirit, for no better reason than because it benefits capitalists.
Recognize what capitalism gives you for this assimilation and then remember that you have more in common with the NB-POC and BIPOC than you do with the people who want you to align yourself with the class of whiteness.
You, too, won't be liberated until whiteness is obliterated.
just let me grow my roses, society
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