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vhfmag :ecoanarchism: boosted

bro says "I just want to discuss technology" 

To illustrate 2. with some examples:

- discussing Google products that rely on datamining: just tech
- discussing privacy/the con side of datamining: politics

- discussing Palantir's cool software automation: just tech
- discussing software challenges in a global world with differing laws and human rights standards: ew politics

- discussing RMS's political views on software: just tech
- discussing gender problems in tech: politics

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vhfmag :ecoanarchism: boosted
vhfmag :ecoanarchism: boosted

@year_2038 and I think it's worth it taking these "human nature" arguments with a grain of salt. Are those backed by anthropological evidence? Otherwise, they can be just as easily attributed to culture (even if it's noticed across cultures - the whole "civilized" world is ingrained with western values), in which case we do have a choice

@year_2038 I think maybe the choice of words sounds naïve (let's get rid of hierarchy!) but that the point (that power shouldn't have a rigid, contextless structure but a dynamic, contextual, fluid, adaptative one) quite compelling

I just found out about crimethinc.com and they're amazing: crimethinc.com/tce

Anything else I'm missing out on?

@unseelie I'm not, generally 😆 but I'm interested enough on the matter to watch them, so thank you very much

Any good resources out there on antifa? I've been hearing about it for years now and yet know almost nothing about it

@Ethancdavenport yeah, I ended up regretting the tone of this toot. It's more like "the single event that, if happened, would have the greatest impact on our political situation". I may delete it 😕

birdsite, misinformation, fake news 

Okay, officially out of , at least for now. getbadnews.com/ is scary af

vhfmag :ecoanarchism: boosted

If you're not in favour of universal and unconditional:

🍍 Housing
🍍 Drinkable water
🍍 Food
🍍 Medical care
🍍 Income

If it's your considered belief that some people literally deserve to die of starvation or exposure or something because they aren't good enough at *making money*:

You're a monster, please un-follow me

Climate crisis 

@canary I'm not well read, I might be the one who doesn't understand it

Climate crisis 

@canary you're right. I'll be more thoughtful going on

Climate crisis 

@canary (I'm rather new to mastodon, I'm trying to get used to CWs. If there's anything afoul, tips and pointers are welcome)

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