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In today's new layer of techception, tech company @gofundme@twitter.com is enabling far-right terrorists to organize a rally in San Francisco that is in theory about protesting big tech companies. 🍿

RT @berkeleyantifa@twitter.com

Looks like @gofundme@twitter.com supports violent white nationalists and Q anon supporters’ calls for β€œultimate war”

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/berkeleyantifa/sta

This article from someone who lived through the end of Sri Lankan civil war, comparing it to the current US situation is πŸ’―:
gen.medium.com/i-lived-through

Interesting counterpoint (in-depth thread) to the Atlantic article that has been making the rounds.

RT @Teri_Kanefield@twitter.com

Ok. Okaaay.

I didn't want to respond to the Atlantic piece about how Trump can steal the election by flipping electors in states with GOP held legislatures, but I will.

Here's my take.

From the article‡️
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πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/Teri_Kanefield/sta

This translation of the US Declaration of Independence into modern language is πŸ’― and also uncannily terrifying in the way that it puts our current situation into relief. πŸ™€

medium.com/@absurdistwords/a-n

Beautiful articulation of why this idea of "debate" feels icky to many of us.

RT @ProfSunnySingh@twitter.com

I get regular invites to debate on various platforms. I always say no.

Because debate is an imperialist capitalist white supremacist cis heteropatriarchal technique that transforms a potential exchange of knowledge into a tool of exclusion & oppression.

My standard reply:

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/ProfSunnySingh/sta

2020: Websites now have a link to "improve connection" that cause a page reload for you.

(Screencap from rally.video)

I just learned how to make origami boxes, and I'm inordinately pleased with the results. πŸ“¦

Printed the paper myself, with patterns from robotmolecule.com

I forgot how fiddly it is to knit really small things. 😹

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