'When the first armadillo was sighted here in 2019, Bullard got a call. “I just didn’t believe it,” he said. “I thought the woman had a possum and a drinking problem.”'
CW: climate change, hunting & killing animals
> Facebook’s algorithmic amplification of inflammatory content, combined with its failure to prioritize content moderation outside the US and Europe, has fueled the spread of hate speech and misinformation, dangerously destabilizing countries around the world.
> But there’s a crucial piece missing from the story. Facebook isn’t just amplifying misinformation.
> The company is also funding it.
Abolish targeted advertising
Where can I watch or read a good critique of middle-class white socialism and the ways that its centering of volunteer-focused revolutionary work further marginalizes those who need their free time for rest? Black, Indigenous, and/or Crip-identified speakers preferred, especially if they're also socialists of some stripe and value continuing to build broad-based solidarity with those and other groups.
"Soon, an unimaginable future may become an uninhabitable future. In response to climate catastrophe, capitalism offers only a techno-solutionism-cum-death-cult. Like sad testaments to the system’s nihilism, a facial recognition camera is built to arrest the billions displaced by climate catastrophe, not save them; a chatbot can only jabber its stock phrases as the planet burns."
Holy shit. A full albums worth of "demos" by Leo Nocentelli, with Allen Toussaint on piano, recorded in 1971 and shelved until the tapes were discovered at a flea market in LA, just released by Light in the Attic!?
us politics, tangent to rittenhouse
i don't want to overstate the value of framing/language choice compared to other political actions, but i think it would be good if the left made a habit of referring to america's courts, prisons, etc. as a penal system rather than a criminal justice system. justice is not the goal; the cruelty is the point.
18-in-1 Pure-Castile shitposts
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