From August, 1941 Harper's Magazine, by Dorothy Thompson:
Who Goes Nazi? | Harper’s Magazine https://harpers.org/archive/1941/08/who-goes-nazi/
I don’t know how to break through the impervious shields against this truth that are in so many minds.
Pervasive human-driven decline of life on Earth points to the need for transformative change | Science https://science.sciencemag.org/content/366/6471/eaax3100
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This was hard to read. There are a lot of awful, awful people out there.
I’m a 37-Year-Old Mom & I Spent Seven Days Online as an 11-Year-Old Girl. Here’s What I Learned. https://medium.com/@sloane_ryan/im-a-37-year-old-mom-i-spent-seven-days-online-as-an-11-year-old-girl-here-s-what-i-learned-9825e81c8e7d
Is Refusing to Date Trans People Transphobic? https://www.advocate.com/commentary/2019/12/14/refusing-date-trans-people-transphobic
"Do you see shadows here?" the king said.
Nani squinted and looked around. There was a dark patch by- no, that was the cat.
Here's the Pew Research report that those statistics came from:
"Americans and Privacy: Concerned, Confused and Feeling Lack of Control Over Their Personal Information"
"Tech industry allies... argue that consumers willingly trade their personal data for access to valuable services... [But] 81% of respondents said they feel they have little or no control over the data companies collect on them and that the potential risks outweigh the benefits."
"Meet the scholar who diagnosed ‘surveillance capitalism’"
Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Right to Dump Sewage on Your Lawn | Dean Baker on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/posts/32357331
45, existential dread
Mourning what’s going on in the world.
Opinion | Democracy Grief Is Real - The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/13/opinion/sunday/trump-democracy.html
Everyone Nani saw was beautiful and wearing bright, colourful clothes. None of them, however, outshone the king. He smiled.
It's not the brown people…it's the racist demagoguery that's wrecking the country.
Freight Railroads Funded Climate Denial for Decades - The Atlantic https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/12/freight-railroads-funded-climate-denial-decades/603559/
“also something Thunderbird is actively looking at supporting, in product, in 2020.”
"Here?" The person laughed. "Let's go ask the king. May I have your name?"
Nani knew that trick.
"You can call me... Nina."
Twitter wants to decentralize, but decentralized social network creators don’t trust it - The Verge https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/12/21012553/twitter-bluesky-decentralized-social-network-developers-reaction-mastodon-activitypub
‘It’s pretty staggering’: Returned online purchases often sent to landfill, journalist’s research reveals | CBC Radio https://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/it-s-pretty-staggering-returned-online-purchases-often-sent-to-landfill-environmental-journalist-says-1.5393806
Scottish National Party leader says Boris Johnson has no mandate to take Scotland out of the EU and demands independence vote
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