We need to publicly guarantee healthcare now.
How is this even controversial during a pandemic? https://twitter.com/jstein_wapo/status/1246118093350469633
mutual aid networks, covid-19, face masks
We joined a local mutual aid network for our precinct. @mlemweb is making masks to give away https://octodon.social/@mlemweb/103935298482340086
... which are modified from our friend Dan's (CC BY!) design to give away to people who need them: https://talldog.dozuki.com/Guide/How+to+make+a+respirator-style+face+mask/2
Now may be a good time to set up a mutual aid network. It can be as simple as a mailing list for your neighborhood where people post what they [HAVE] vs what they [NEED] and help each other out.
Free food for anyone in New York City (not just schoolkids), via dept. of education
Hey everyone, my name is Sam Hill. I'm a mixed-raced, status Kanien'kehá:ka from the Six Nations of the Grand River Rez, Turtle Clan. Queer musician and artist. I'm mostly working with sculpture and painting right now but I LOVE playing around with anything I can get my hands on. Gotta keep it fresh and new, right? I write, play and sing my own music.
NEW: Michigan is now reporting the racial breakdown of COVID-19 cases. So far, 10,791 positive cases have been reported & 417 deaths. Of that, African Americans account for 35% of cases & 40% of deaths. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, just 14.1% of MI’s population is black.
I am extremely here for the pandemic reboot of Welcome to Businesstown https://welcometobusinesstown.tumblr.com/
😷 Disroot Covid19 Kit 😷
We are launching Covid19 Kit to help and provide services to those that seek alternatives and don't want to get caught trapped inside the walled gardens. We decided to throw in some extra services that do not require account creation into the mix.
Worked perfectly, super easy to use. I was able to choose whether to record my screen and webcam, or just the screen, and which elements of the screen to record (whole screen or particular window?). After asking the web browser for permission to use the mic. and access the screen, it recorded with my voiceover, and presented the result as an embedded video. Then I had the option to download the video, or close and try again. 10/10 #UX
Again, every single person needs to read this:
Your governments are not taking adequate steps to protect you or provide for your future security.
We could make the world better for everyone living on it. It’s easily within our reach. To not do so is a collective choice that humanity has made.
We need to free our species from this idea that everyone must always take everything they get and then protect it with force. Those ideas will keep harming us all until we learn that there’s another way.
In 2018, global military spending was $1.8 trillion US. The estimated cost to meet the UN’s sustainable development goals for everyone, including the world’s poorest, is $1.4 trillion.
Don’t let anyone fool you into thinking these are unattainable our unaffordable goals. If humans weren’t so obsessed with soldiers and weapons, we could start building a sustainable world for everyone right now.
Every year for the past 5 years, humanity has collectively spent over half a trillion US dollars on advertising. For comparison, it’s estimated that ending both extreme poverty and world hunger would cost $205 billion.
We live in a world where asking people to buy your product is a higher priority than improving human lives.
COVID19 class divide
upper class: *chilling at the beach house, the limo driver will get the mail and do shopping, this pretty much is a holiday*
middle class: *#stayAtHome, "aah my partner and I are close to killing each other, haha"*
lower class: *going to work full-time as usual for the same low pay but now with more danger™*
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