I don’t get this article about how to get Amazon to treat workers better. It seems to suggest continuing to shop there but... emailing Jeff Bezos?

nytimes.com/2021/04/10/opinion

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This chart shows exactly what is "vaccine nationalism". Take a look to the number of vaccines USA and UK has exported.
statista.com/chart/24555/vacci

I abandoned android for ios a few years back bc it had gotten very difficult (for me) to do what I needed to do without gapps installed. I’m now reading about microg and thinking about coming back. Anyone tried it out?

Is there any we we could like, crowd fund the union dues for all the amazon workers? That’s something i could get behind. Why should someone making $15/hr have to shoulder that? It’s a part of fixing a societal problem

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I hope when they free that ship it immediately becomes stuck again just a little further up the canal, because joking about it has been such a positive bonding experience for us all.

So they’re sending the students and teachers back to school here:

bostonglobe.com/2021/03/05/met

And this line really gets me:
“The shift to online learning has created social isolation, anxiety, and depression among students of all economic backgrounds.”

Sorry, no, the deadly virus killing hundreds of thousands of people did that. Not the online learning.

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Americans used to dispose of their used razor blades by putting them in a slot in the bathroom wall and pretending they just disappeared until one day someone remodels and opens the wall and a bunch of rusty razor blades fall out and I am temporarily OBSESSED with this weirdness and its implications

Just learned that Tony Soprano was only in his late 30s in the early seasons of the Sopranos and feel like it fried my brain. How can I be older than Tony Soprano.

Trying to find a way to watch Key the Metal Idol, heard it’s good

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If you're going to be commenting about Australia's action against Facebook, here's an important read!

Facecrook - Dealing with a Global Menace - BIG (Matt Stoller): mattstoller.substack.com/p/fac

Currently playing Final Fantasy 3 (aka Final Fantasy 6) for SNES, and I’ll be honest, I don’t know what I’m doing. A lot of wandering around. So many characters and subplots! The only one I’ve ever played through is FF1 for NES like a hundred times.

The experience of getting life insurance (at least here in the US) is so invasive and problematic.

Anyone remember the suitsy? I always kinda wish I had gotten myself one of those...

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@jklolling The article is a bit misleading. They've started a union which is not the same as being unionized.

In the US, employees have to canvas for, and win a vote on union representation before they are considered unionized for collective bargaining and representation purposes.

Until that happens, the union is basically a club.

Watched Go for the first time in at least 10 years. Dated but it holds up.

Love that bit of pairing a bluetooth device when it is “connnected” but not for audio yet so you press play and are horrified by the sound screeching out of your phone speakers 🔊🙃

Anyone have good dosbox recs? Been really diggin snood lately

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