Dense image from a meeting in the area, detailing all the work that is being done to build social, personal, and labor solidarity.

One day, the inventor of USB will die.

They will try to lower his casket into the grave.

It won't fit.

They'll have to raise it out, turn it around, and lower it in the opposite way.

Then it will go in.

We should celebrate teenagers that take action against climate change & can't be harsh on them for seeking reformist solutions and not understanding capitalism yet

We should be VERY critical of the politicians/NGOs/media who celebrate some hand-picked teenage climate activists while ignoring organizations like Ende Gelande or Hambach occupation or the indigenous organizers that have been in this struggle for decades

They try to steer the conversation in a direction that protects the powerful.

Musician, academic here. Most importantly for this place, I sit on the board of directors for my housing co-op and have put a considerable amount of thought into the housing co-op model over the last year or so. It's how I can afford, as an artist, to stay in Toronto. Wisdom across the housing co-op sector is a huge part of how I can help make my home co-op better, and I look forward to dipping my toes into this space.

Things we didn't do:
- Start the fire
- Shoot the deputy
- Steal the cookies from the cookie jar

Things we did:
- Tried to fight it
- Shot the sheriff
- Put the sham in the shama-lama-ding-dong

Things we will do:
- Survive
- Rock you
- Walk 500 miles
- Walk 500 more

Things we won't do:
- Get fooled again
- Back down
- That

Things we will never do:
- Give you up
- Let you down
- Run around
- Desert you

(Oops:
- I did it again)

found the ocean
[comic by @PDLComics@birdsite]

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Off-grid powered mosquito trap, mk-1, is operational! Justin time, too; the bloodsuckers are out today... 🦟

Just a stay-at-home mom rocking the world. And leading the fight to repair.

“Jones found the repair work satisfying, and repairing electronics became a new hobby. ... Then she listed herself on eBay as a mail-in motherboard repairperson – within months, repair shops across the country were sending her micro-soldering jobs that were too complex for them.”

theguardian.com/technology/201

I'm semi-regularly struck by how the relevance of 's has just continued to intensify over the past decade.

Her playing solo in in 2009: youtu.be/7TUfxx2JrqY?t=53s

Listening to a podcast on worker coops in USA. Pretty interesting.

This week Esteban Kelly of the United States Federation of Worker Cooperatives joins us to talk about his experience with cooperatives and his perspective on how they fit into a movement for systemic change.

The Next System Podcast: Ep. 21: Worker Cooperatives & System Change (W/ Esteban Kelly) nextsystem.libsyn.com/ep-21-wo

Meet Mance, the who came home with us from the humane society to be Coady's new friend... :blobaww: :bunny:

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