Lol, I actually posted this a month ago or sth. Guess it's a repeating pattern!
A Whale's Lantern is a music project that pairs up musicians at random to collaborate - we have released two albums so far and the third round is currently happening. You can listen to the previous songs here:
If you buy one of the albums, you:
- directly support the involved musicians
- support Mastodon development (we donate a share of the sales)
- get a download code for another album by one of the artists
But most importantly
She just threw out her fuccin bacc
I say "nothing untoward happened", but this person was still aggressively handcuffed and dragged inside the van. But all within the boundaries of the law. No recourse.
Friend and I did copwatch, nothing untoward happened, but who knows
Cops were definitely apprehensive when noticing someone is watching
Someone got brutally arrested at Eberswalder Str. Look out 4 cops.
Reposted bc of non-working link, oop
"[capitalism, white supremacy, patriarchy, the state] are built on social constructs such as the idea that state authority is inherently legitimate and the habit of conceiving of one’s interests on an utterly individualistic basis. If we are to arrive in a world without oppression, the important question in regards to any tactic is whether it serves to undermine those constructs and catalyze others into action."
Resource for The Discourse Show more
Actually legit not in reaction to anything immediately specific right now, but the ideas in this article are very relevant to many of the #fediverse flare-ups that happen from time to time, and the more people who have a nuanced understanding of the currents, eddies, and dynamics of #socialcapital/social power, the more resilient this space will be:
imma go ahead and say it's a privileged position to be able complain about people posting on masto about children being ripped away from their fucking families
today is juneteenth Show more
Juneteenth celebrates the announcement of the end of slavery in the confederacy (june 19, 1865: 2 years after the emancipation proclamation).
about 6 months later, the 13th amendment is ratified, which abolished slavery-- except as a form of punishment.