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Fascism is a term that gets bandied around a lot so it warrants some thought. There’s been a lot written but I often come back to Umberto Eco’s fourteen indicia that was first published in the New York Review of Books in the ‘90s openculture.com/2016/11/umbert

Link to the original Ur-Fasciam article, needs an NYRB account nybooks.com/articles/1995/06/2

This piece on Bolsonaro’s conflagration alludes to the deep interconnections between unfettered capitalism, increasing inequality/austerity, and the broader rise of fascism that are collectively causing our climate emergency theguardian.com/commentisfree/

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For just one dollar a month you can sponsor an Australian idiot online patreon.com/shleeau/posts Money we’ll spent in my opinion.

Happy first birthday Aus.Social! :blobcatrainbow:

I'll be launching a PixelFed (Instagramish) to Celebrate! 🎉

Lastly... if you feel the urge to support us and our community, Please feel free to throw me a dollar at patreon.com/shleeau :annoyingdog:

Hey all. I'm loving hanging out in this space. And tbh not flush with cash. But I worked out I could afford a couple of $ per month (literally $2) to go towards @aus.social's running costs. ATM they are getting $21 per month with 10 patrons. If 15 more of us pledge two bucks each, we can cover the running costs with a teeny bit extra. But, even $1 per month will help! Or less if you can't afford that.

patreon.com/shleeau

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