I've been overwhelmed with email from interesting strangers for ~3 yrs.
Testing new strategy today: removed my address from all public sites. Updated my website so you can call me free if you'll publish the convo, otherwise you pay.
What you think?
Government minister and conservative anarchist @firstname.lastname@example.org writes for the NY Times this week about digital democracy in Taiwan.
Just published my thoughts on today's #ExtinctionRebellion disaster.
Maybe the climate emergency doesn't need your approval, it just needs your attention.
wow we just handed out US$10k to ppl in the @email@example.com network in our latest round of participatory funding. woo hoo mutual aid is cool!
we funded a bunch of f2f gatherings, an impact report, grantwriting, paid old debt, and helped push @betterworkBWT@twitter.com
#microsolidarity in action
I marched with tens of thousands of ppl led by #ExtinctionRebellion for a "grief march" on the weekend. Reminded me there is a light at the end of the tunnel, even when things look dire.
Popped in on #ExtinctionRebellion London on my way to work in Sheffield. Had a yarn with Ian from a global mining firm. He loves his job cuz mining creates wealth creates community. He says divesting from coal just means selling mines to less scrupulous companies.
There's a roughly even distribution of tweets in English, French, Dutch and German today at the launch of the #ExtinctionRebellion October Rebellion. No longer a UK centred movement.
I just published a short new story: On Leaving the Church of Social Justice
Considers the orthodoxy/evangelism/heresy dynamics in social justice activism, and suggests an alternate path.
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