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Just as a general recommendation: When protesting, fuck civility.

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For newer people complaining about this or that not working/being too slow:

The admin pays for the privilege of hosting your account, for the server, for the bandwidth, in addition to donating their time to run it. There is no giant corporation behind the scenes making a profit off of your activity here.

Additionally there has been a mass sign-up event that no one expected or prepared for.

Perhaps have a little patience & grace and/or throw some funds in @stux direction to help manage it all.

This took way too long. Yeeesh

Canadian Blood Services to end blood ban for men who have sex with men

cbc.ca/news/health/health-cana

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RT @CopernicusECMWF: 📢Join us for our first ever #TwitterSpaces session with @ESA_EO!
Our experts @carlo_tuitter & @VHPeuch will discuss the newest European State of the Climate #ESOTC in the context of #EarthObservation

🗓️Tomorrow, 12:30 CET

Q&A included! Ask your questions in the comments 👇

🐦🔗: nitter.eu/CopernicusEU/status/

If you are in the field of crisis or emergency management the risk for burnout is extremely high right now. Never fear getting professional help.

Use your employer benefits if you have them. Psychology and counseling for mental health is normal.

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@leahdriel Recently learned that of all Earth's known mad extinction events (five near total, many many lesser), only one was related to an asteroid.

Guess how many were due to climate change, typically due to volcanism.

atlasobscura.com/articles/podc

#science #climate

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Another tip: Every Mastodon account has RSS built in. Just add .rss to the end of the URL for your account, e.g. merveilles.town/@lrhodes.rss

That lets people follow your public posts from an RSS reader, but it's also useful if you wanted to use IFTTT to crosspost your public posts to another platform.

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boosts encouraged:

might be out of work, pending a potential union/hr/legal battle (sexually harassed on the job, struggling now because of it, no one cares). living in minnesota and looking for any financial or legal resources available. im disabled and have a host of health issues that is going to make finding another job difficult; and i make most of my polycule's income. i have eleven years of IT experience at the same organization, if anybody has anything job-wise on their radar

thank you

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"Your readiness to spot the stroke warning signs and call 911 could save a life or make the difference between a full recovery and long-term disability....

The faster stroke is treated, the more likely the patient is to recover." - stroke.org/en/help-and-support

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Lifting mask mandates...no big deal they said. BC Ferries to Haida Qwaii is critical infrastructure. The BC government needs to do better.

cbc.ca/news/canada/british-col

If you are non-white, disabled, and/or LGBTQ2+ and involved in the fields of disaster risk reduction and/or crisis and emergency management I'd love to connect with you.

Organizational justice is lacking in disaster management and is dominated by colonial ways and other straight white men like me. I'm always looking for diverse opinions and information.

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