"There’s momentum in all these directions + there’s respect among the movement for different approaches. We’re excited about the potential + what the future holds. This is a new type of struggle and I believe that we will win." On the fight to #StopCopCity itsgoingdown.org/i-believe-tha

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On our latest podcast, we talked with @travis_view of the @QanonAnonymous about the continuing threat of Qanon as a vehicle for the mass distribution of authoritarian ideas that sees its end goal in the culmination of a Trumpian dictatorship. itsgoingdown.org/viral-fascism

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RT @th1an1@twitter.com

Thousands of students took to the streets again in many major cities of #Greece to protest against the new government's law to set up police inside university campuses.
In solidarity with the #koufodinas_hunger_strike.
Against police States and State repression.

The 14 year old Minecraft-”terrorists” of Russia (from twitter.com/ARautiainen/status )

Two boys, who turned 15 years old last year, Nikita Uvarov and Denis Mikhaylenko, have been in jail since last summer, accused of plotting a terrorist attacks against the FSB/KGB from within the MineCraft game. Learn more about Russian political prisoners here:

Available on Spotify, SoundCloud & YouTube as audio in English, linked above

#Politicalprisoners #Russia #Minecraft

To take something from a person and keep it for oneself: that is robbery. To take something from one person and then turn it over to another in exchange for as much money as you can get: that is business.
-- Octave Mirbeau

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11:17 a.m., January 4 is the time on the first workday of the year at which the average top-100 CEO has made as much money as the average Canadian worker will make all year

Long thread, looking for suggestions re: online privacy and executive functioning support 

@wetpaper Tutanota is similar to Gmail but specifically doesn’t have Google’s surveillance capabilities as they use end to end encryption similar to Signal and it has a calendar function you might find useful

Anarchism seeks to arouse the consciousness of oppression, the desire for a better society, and a sense of the necessity for unceasing warfare against capitalism and the State.
-- Voltairine de Cleyre

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civil asset forfeiture 

why am i not surprised
maybe cops whining about being able to legally steal stuff from anyone at any time should shut the fuck up and get a real job that isn't literally legalized theft


Kentucky town hires social workers instead of cops and repeat 911 calls go down, WAVE 3 (NBC affiliate) source 


"After four years on the job, [Kelly Pompilio, police social worker,] said there has been a significant drop in repeat 911 calls with approximately 15 percent fewer people going to jail."

"LMPD spokeswoman Jesse Halladay said she was not aware of anyone currently studying the Alexandria model."

I'm about to do a Reddit AMA about BlueLeaks, the 269gb hack of police data, with Mara Hvistendahl from The Intercept. We've been digging into the data and reporting on it -- ask any questions you have! reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/i3n

One of the basic building blocks of sentience or self-awareness, according to Lipson, is “self-simulation”: building up an internal representation of one’s body and how it moves in physical space, and then using that model to guide behavior


"With these firings, Google is ramping up its illegal retaliation against workers engaging in protected organizing," the activists said. "This is classic union busting dressed up in tech industry jargon, and we won’t stand for it." trib.al/1cmMlT1

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