Also wanted to add that I love the piano solo in this performance. Pianist is Sullivan Fortner and he's severely underplayed on Spotify.
another Roy Hargrove recording of "Strasbourg / St. Denis" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQ6dbUmU__o
In this one, the pianist tries to get the crowd to clap in time :)
Was going through my FB feed and recognized a name in an article I saw 😀 @jalcine
Jacky Alciné, Engineer | POCIT
How to create universal healthcare in 16 points or less
A small win: a new friend of mine ran for SF school board. Homegirl Gabriela López WON! Knowing this woman--her beautiful heart, passion for her job and students, experience as a public school teacher, who did much "campaign cardio" to knock on doors and meet voters--many of which are not US citizens but able to vote for school board--this woman who vouches for cultural competence in the classroom and increased wages for teachers--inspires me! #GainsGainsGains
Some GAINS today! What a time to be represented by women of color in some parts of the US. https://www.bustle.com/p/women-of-color-who-won-in-the-2018-midterm-elections-held-their-ground-gained-some-too-13096026?fbclid=IwAR2YyWUzm5kLR5UTKRobVu21r1FmDY4du4SV8J2R05lPZA-Ly-B0Xn2jXIc
That feeling of utter relief when you have insurance again... COBRA is like hundreds of dollars a month and that's not remotely affordable for ppl trying to cover between jobs
When I was broke and applying for medicaid I got caught with a hospital bill on top of penalties for the coverage gap that occurred cause medicaid wouldn't fucking respond for months.
Until every single human being who resides here is covered, we gotta fight like hell.
Nobody should be without healthcare. Ever.
@meia This fear of speculation was the mask of skepticism, in which they took deep pleasure in rejecting and mocking theories or explanations before they had the chance to develop and take off. By passing off skepticism as a badge of intelligence, they took the easy road, because it is always easier to find an argument against an idea and fire from the safety of the sidelines.
@meia i thought it was cuz those skeptics thought it was too unscientific and subjective. But this actually misunderstood just how essential speculation was to rationality, and our means of connecting to reality and understanding the abstraction.
These skeptics stuck to facts, or established studies, and stay within the bounds of their micro-views of little pockets of reality, never taking the risk to embarrass themselves with speculation that might be wrong.
Criticism =/= skepticism. Some self-proclaimed "skeptics" tend to act sure of almost everything, which seems a contradiction in itself. To make points out of skepticism requires self-awareness, maturity, and some skill. But to poke holes in the name of "skepticism," which is truly contrarianism, for fuck's sake, if not done for leisure, is a waste of time and energy for others. Simple contrarianism is not the essence of higher intelligence, and we should stop enabling or rewarding it as such.
How can I, a public university employee at the bottom of the totem pole, start working today to try and end the University's dependence (read: wholly ensnared state) on proprietary, corporate owned/backed software?
Anybody know of any orgs that work on this, or have any experience fighting this kind of thing?
It makes for a very depressing state of affairs, being so reliant on these capitalist structures.
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