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A group of Berliner skaters named a small skating spot in after Anthony Huber, who went against the terrorist in armed only with his skateboard, paying with his life. There's a petition to make the name official. openpetition.de/petition/onlin

Double Union, a makerspace in San Francisco, is moving and giving away for free (some items for symbolic, flexible price) some furniture and odds and ends we can't take with us. Help us clear out our space. 🙏🏼

Details: sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/fuo/d

Note that in metric it is the five minute rule. 🍳

RT @FactsAboutEggs@twitter.com

The five second rule only really applies to cooked eggs

🐦🔗: twitter.com/FactsAboutEggs/sta

tor.com publishing is celebrating its 5th birthday by offering free downloads of Hugo nominee The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps, by Kai Ashante Wilson, the first book they ever published.

It's never been easier to check out some top-quality queer black fantasy fiction.

tor.com/2020/09/01/tordotcom-p

#KaiAshanteWilson #SFFBookClub

A selection from yesterday. On the Trillium Falls trail, in Redwood National Park.

Mutual Aid (Asking for $10 for keeping webhosting up this month) 

A highlight from last evening. Moonstone Beach, near Trinidad, CA.

"Besides, we have no choice. Ask some­one try­ing to cob­ble togeth­er a liv­ing as an Uber dri­ver or Instacart work­er how well the pow­er of a tech indus­try com­plete­ly unchecked by labor pow­er is serv­ing them. Either we orga­nize tech, or it will orga­nize the rest of us to serve it."

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"Google famous­ly pro­claimed ​“Don’t Be Evil.” When such com­pa­nies are worth a tril­lion dol­lars, con­trol the media and exer­cise vast polit­i­cal pow­er, hold­ing them to their word can be a pow­er­ful moti­va­tion for employ­ees to orga­nize, even if those employ­ees are get­ting good salaries."

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"[...] the Kick­starter union says. ​“It’s time for Amer­i­can tech to move past its ​‘move fast, break things’ phase into an era of solv­ing real prob­lems for real peo­ple. We believe it falls to us, the work­ers, to imple­ment this ethos.”"

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"Unions need to be every­where cap­i­tal is, or cap­i­tal will win and labor will lose. Our exist­ing world proves that basic point. Right now, there is no more gap­ing hole for orga­nized labor than the tech indus­try."

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"If we ever hope to reverse our 40-year climb in inequal­i­ty and re-cre­ate the mid­dle class and wrench our soci­ety back toward fair­ness, work­ing peo­ple need to be able to exer­cise pow­er in the con­text of the entire econ­o­my, not just in iso­lat­ed places."

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"When this pan­dem­ic is over, the tech industry’s share of our econ­o­my — and all of the pow­er that comes with that — will be greater than ever."

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"Ask some­one try­ing to cob­ble togeth­er a liv­ing as an Uber dri­ver or Instacart work­er how well the pow­er of a tech indus­try com­plete­ly unchecked by labor pow­er is serv­ing them. Either we orga­nize tech, or it will orga­nize the rest of us to serve it."

inthesetimes.com/article/union

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