"This zine was made with the goal of creating an accessible critique of “tankism,” a reactionary Left ideological position that seems to be trending. Much like the alt-right, tankies have fared well in an era of ascendant nationalisms." @sproutdistro https://itsgoingdown.org/new-zine-always-against-the-tanks/
god the beginning of the interrogation with agent smith is the kind of thing i would have nightmares about when i was in the closet
“We’ve had our eye on you for some time... It seems that you’ve been living two lives. In one you’re a program writer for a respectable software company. The other life is lived in computers, where you pretend to be a girl on the internet and are guilty of virtually every gender crime we have a law for.”
Older marginalized people are here, they're just not seen or heard, in the way the poor are never seen or heard when they’re not burning stuff down.
They’ve got very little political power so they just go completely ignored. Including by activists.
If there are no old marginalized people in your spaces, it isn’t because they do not exist. You’ve probably never actually put work into including them.
"There are more conservative boomers because the poor die younger” is not itself a bad take.
It’s important to cut through the generational bullshit and get back to class analysis.
But don't replace averages with ‘all the poor and marginalized boomers died and we just have the shitty ones left’.
Yes, we lost a lot of people to poverty and killer cops and preventable diseases and racist violence and the way the state ignored aids and more. But there are still a LOT of survivors.
I2P needs more reseed servers. The more reliable reseeds we have, the easier and faster it is for new routers to bootstrap into the network.
A list of resources for anyone who would like to help:
The main cast of Friends unionized and successfully negotiated a 2% cut for each for from the show’s syndication
The show still makes 1B$ a year
They still recieve 20M$ a year each because of this
just reading about wine taxation in the uk and im FUMING
if you pick up a £4.50 bottle of red from the co-op, £2.23 of that is wine duty. almost half of what you're spending is tax (more than half actually, cos there's VAT on top of that)
if you're a rich tory who but for the grace of god will one day face the guillotine and you pick up a £475 bottle of penfolds grange from waitrose, £2.23 of that is wine duty. it's the SAME RATE. absolutely livid
Digital dystopia: how algorithms punish the poor https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/oct/14/automating-poverty-algorithms-punish-poor
“O Brasil continua sendo uma colônia que consegue o prodígio de ser uma autocolônia, colônia dos outros e a colônia de si mesmo.” https://apublica.org/2019/10/viveiros-de-castro-estamos-assistindo-a-uma-ofensiva-final-contra-os-povos-indigenas/
Ancom Computer Science undergrad who loves InfoSec and free software. Ocasional CTF player.
"Grey-ish" hat hacker.
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