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Did you know that folks have been holding down a protest encampment for 140 days in response to the closure of vital health facilities in E. TN?

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Z Magazine is a radical print and online periodical dedicated to resisting injustice, eliminating repression, and creating liberty. It addresses international relations, ecology, economics, gender, race, culture, politics, etc.

Indigeneous Action Media is a radical volunteer collective of experienced Indigenous media makers & agitators that work together on a project by project basis for media justice from an anti-colonial & anti-capitalist framework.

Anarcho-Syndicalist Review is an independent forum for non-sectarian, critical, informed and constructive discussion of anarcho-syndicalist theory and practice.

Redfish is a platform for 25 minute in-depth documentaries and faster paced "On the Ground" stories from hotspots around the world.

I unfortunately don't have transportation to get to a but if you can go, go! If you can't, spread the word!

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i’m pissed about this. the longer we pretend humans are separate from nature, the easier it is to distance ourselves from how much damage we’re inflicting on this planet.

Love people the way they need to be loved!!! Not the way we want to! Love them their way!!

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Fuck a world of forced specialization. You can be a farmer AND a philosopher. You can be a carpenter and a portraitist. You can be a lawyer and an electrician. You can be a mycologist and a flautist, a bookbinder and a skateboarder, a chemist and a stripper, an upholsterer and an Aramaic scholar, a gymnast and a fisherman. You can be so many things, any combination of things that you love or like or are interested in or want to try. Idgaf! If you only want to do one thing? That's fucking awesome and good too!

But I refuse to accept a world where a farmer must be just a farmer, a carpenter just a carpenter. Labors of body, mind, and spirit can all fit together, no matter what capitalism says.

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I compiled a google drive of anti-racism/whiteness readings for my writing course students

cause the best way to teach people to read and think critically is to confront their own shit

A lot of it is from the book We Have Not Been Moved: Resisting Racism and Militarism in 21st Century America by PM Press

Brene Brown said that hope is a function of struggle. Those who have gone through more trauma hold onto hope because they know they can get through it. Nayyirah Waheed also wrote, "I don't pay attention to the world ending. For me it has ended many times and began again in the morning." This is a long winded way of me saying everyone dealing with colonial trauma is strong and powerful and is doing 1000000x more than anyone who doesn't have to deal with that pain. Periodt.

discussion of mental illness 

the thing about trauma is how do we heal when the pain isn't confined to the past? how do we move forward when harm is still being inflicted. There is literally no "post-traumatic" for colonized people.

A half baked thought but we can't live in community with the earth/sustainably live/become eco-friendly without decolonization.

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If you want to seriously change inequality there is a small thing you can do. Support a small southern US black owned coop so they can pasteurize their awesome pecan milk to have a longer shelf life so they can ship it. This coop must survive but they are in a catch-22 where they do not make enough to qualify for a loan. Their product is so good that it will be a sustainable coop venture. Without us they have no real way out. Ideas are welcomed.

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@softgirlsmatter turned me on to For the Wild podcast

so now I'm down a rabbit hole of eco-podcasts and stumbled across Daughters of Madre Earth

"Daughters of Madre Earth is a podcast hosted by Chinantec in Diaspora (Stacy) & Jessica Hernandez that focuses on indigenous womxn and queer kinships with Mother Earth."

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Hey y’all, quick thread from your friendly neighborhood survivalist about hurricanes

To quote the wise words of a spoken word poet, "You say gargantuan, I say 'big as shit.' "

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The fact bigots just can't leave us alone highlights that if we emphasize deplatforming them from our networks and isolate them to communities that don't have access to us, they would just eat each other.

They are just miserable people that want to spread their self loathing to others. That's why they get so upset when we set a hard boundary.

They have no interest in growth and making better spaces.

They're just bad people.

By reading the words of black and indigenous writers, I feel like I give voice to the experiences my ancestors had that they were never able to speak on. It's healing.

"We understand a thing only when we understand it with all four aspects of being: mind, body, spirit, and emotion." - Greg Cajete

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