fluff, self-care in activism 


Don't beat yourself up over not living up to an unattainable ideal. No one can. You'll just make yourself so miserable that you either burn up and stop fighting entirely or you'll make yourself a non-productive, depressive heap just out a bleeding heart left unchecked. "


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fluff, rnc, climate 

"Twitter wins today, this overlay is everything"

Caption: "RNC: Trump officially accepts his nomination for president" overlaid on an image of a completely storm-wrecked group of houses.


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climate, worldpol 

"NASA fire map shows the absolute failure of mainstream media for not expressing how devasting fires in southern Africa and South America are."


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uspol, blm-adj 

How, might you ask, does the DOJ determine what an "anarchist jurisdiction" is? Glad you asked! Such a jurisdiction is one that defunds or limits police departments, refuses offers of federal law enforcement deployment, or *literally whatever else Bill Barr feels like today*.


h/t @Aradia


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climate, uspol, gulf coast tropical storms 

Just look at this. Just fucking look at this forecast. New Orleans is going to be *gone*.


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protest tactics, mh 

Your mind and mental health are your most important resource and your most valuable weapon in this fight. Take care of them. That's not a choice, any more than material support, training, or finding affinity groups is.

After our depth in numbers and our superior logistics of mutual aid, the Left's capacity for actual self-maintenance without worrying it makes us soft is perhaps our greatest competitive advantage, and we're going to need every advantage we can get.


blm rebellions 2020, uspol, wipol, chicago-adj 

Supposedly was this person, as per a local Telegram channel.


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worldpol, covid 

A reminder that most other industrialized countries are actually providing for their citizens, generously, repeatedly, and unprompted.


Meanwhile, the Senate adjourned without agreeing on even a single additional stimulus check.



worldpol, uspol, israel, lebanon, covid, mh, climate 

Presented without comment.


uspol, ilpol, chicago 

If you're in Chicago, make sure to call your alderperson to tell them to support the Civilian Police Accountability Committee! I know I sure will be tomorrow.



editorial, covid 

Genuinely can't believe that Trump fucked up doing an Irish Potato Famine. Such farce.



blm-adj, uspol, orpol, pdx, dhs 

"In a leaked DHS memo about the Portland Protests, federal officials refer to medics and groups providing food and aid to protestors as "Violent opportunists". This has translated into the targeting of medics on the streets and with intimidation at their homes."


covid, uspol 

It's not you. You haven't gone mad. These people eating out, walking without masks, seemingly carefree - they're behaving massively riskily, and it's not your fault.



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protest tactics, resource 

"In the wake of car attacks, The Seattle protests have used a protective protest technique we call car brigades. I worked on this for a while now to share how it works, thread incoming."


covid, uspol, data manipulation 

Now that the Department of Health and Human Services has taken over collection and aggregation of data from the CDC as of July 16th, there is sizable evidence to suggest that they have been falsifying the data.


Pictured is a graph of the 7-day smoothed average of new cases of the plague each day. There is a fairly sharp bend on July 16th where the trend line changes for no clear naturalistic reason, and becomes flat.

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