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regarding the death and injury of crew members on Rust by Alec Baldwin
"social murder" is a term coined by Engels wherein the ruling class places the workers in such a position that inevitably, they will die
the unionized film crew warned of irresponsible behavior from a non-union armorer and walked out to protest
they were ignored, filming continued without safety changes, the incident became inevitable at that point
Hey, fundraisers for Black people often get stuck without meeting their goal. Can anyone give Sunyata $5 today?
trans person needs urgent housing in NL
anyone have housing leads in Netherlands? a trans EU immigrant needs urgent housing within a week.
she is v mentally ill and smokes weed so housemates will have to b able to cope with that, but i must stress it is urgent, i think even a temporary stay could be lifesaving
LB: I was just talking at work (to another visually impaired person) about how much I hate "blindness" used as a metaphor. It does real harm because the metaphorical uses are always about ignorance or apathy, qualities that are then widely attributed to blind people
So "plant awareness disparity" seems a lot better than "plant blindness." Indeed, awareness disparity is a great name for what's usually meant by this kind of "blindness." The disparity feels important, that's maybe underappreciated
white folks, do not do this shit
in a space that is not even white-dominated, a white person makes a statement like comparing "asian x" with "regular x", gets immediately called out by an asian person. white person backpedals with an excuse about how white privilege "just sneaks in" sometimes and apologizes for "using the wrong word". no asian people reply. other white people coddle the white person for feeling badly about having messed up, none of them check in with any asian person.
Also I think it's relevant to point out that the term "scabs" comes from ableism and lookism, portraying people with scabs for varying reasons as unclean or undesirable
It puts a bad taste in my mouth when I see people warning others not to be a scab because of all the weight of historical racism, xenophobia, and ableism behind that word
An article on the Racialized Picket Line
Talks about racism among white workers during strikes and racial stereotyping of "scabs"
I think it's also important to point out that historically a lot of so-called "scabs" were people who weren't allowed into unions because of their race, ethnicity, gender etc. So they had no protection or support
Trump's new social network is preparing to launch... look familiar?
I advise you get on blocking the below domains.
You knew it was going to happen.
Boost it far and wide!
facebook renaming, thoughts from a social media manager
so i'm taking this less as a thing to laugh off and more of a "oh fuck what are they planning"
because it implies to me this isn't about recovering the site's brand from congress testimony, this is about preparing to do shit that sounds too shady to pitch if it were coming from them
facebook renaming, thoughts from a social media manager
facebook rebranding deserves the context of more than just the site featuring recent controversy
nearly anyone over 40 is SHOCKED to hear that facebook isn't dominating the life of every other person, especially the youth.
But younger demographics they're currently and more overtly exploiting w/ instagram don't care for facebook and only have negative connotations. they'll be working to erase the connotation with those not consumed by it
Anarchism and the Black Revolution
"Going as far back as the American colonial period when Black labor was first imported into America, Black slaves and indentured servants have been oppressed right along with whites of the lower classes. But when European indentured servants joined with Blacks to rebel against their lot in the late 1600s, the propertied class decided to “free” them by giving them a special status as “whites” and thus a stake in the system of oppression."
Nerd. Artist. Incredibly anxious all the time.
Part of a plural system. White + AFAB
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