The more I think about it, the more I realize that being 'lazy' is not a real thing. People are chronically ill, disabled, mentally ill, overworked, exhausted, but 'lazy' isn't even really a thing. It's just another attempt to shame people into capitalist productivity.
girl at restaurant: "Are you Tony Hawk?" me: "Yes." her: "Why?" I had no idea how to answer.
There are enough fantastic analyses of these problems by women and people of color that you should read; you don’t need another flawed white man’s opinion on them. https://thenerdsofcolor.org/2021/07/27/activision-blizzards-toxic-culture-is-part-of-a-larger-ongoing-conversation-about-video-games/
As I’m late to the subject, I won’t give you another rundown of the horrible allegations described in charges by the state of California, except to say they’re horrible. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/29/technology/activision-walkout-metoo-call-of-duty.html
My take on Activision Blizzard: If the company wants to change, it should start by firing a significant portion of its thoroughly polluted executive team.
NYC sent non-police teams to respond to mental health calls for a month.
Data shows that more people got help and fewer were hospitalized.
Here’s what happened.
SCOOP: Police all over America are regularly asking Shotspotter, the AI-powered microphones that "detect gunshots" to fabricate gunshots from thin air for court proceedings, according to court records we obtained. This is horrifying and nuts
The House just adjourned for a 6-week recess without extending the eviction moratorium which expires on Saturday, threatening over 6 million Americans with immediate homelessness. This is an atrocity.
@firstname.lastname@example.org If you can't survive on the wage paid, then it's not really a "job". It's partial servitude.
If people working full-time jobs still need food stamps to get by, they're not the ones leeching off the government. Their employers are.
•GOP: 30+ hearings & investigations over 5 years
•GOP: 20+ hearings & investigations over 5 years
•GOP: It’s been 6 months. Cancel the investigation. Move on already.
what doctor. give me his name.
this guy deleted this tweet which is sad bc i would have LOVED to discuss it
Competing in the #Olympics is a dream come true for any athlete. What's even more amazing is how many of these sports superstars are actually balancing a whole other career alongside their Olympic training. 👏 https://www.buzzfeed.com/kristenharris1/olmpic-athletes-day-jobs?d_id=2440585&ref=bftwbuzzfeed&utm_source=dynamic&utm_campaign=bftwbuzzfeed
NEW: Activision Blizzard employees are walking out to protest working conditions.
They are also not happy about how the company has responded to the California lawsuit, which "fails to address critical elements at the heart of employee concerns."
“The lawsuit and the company’s response to it was the match that lit the powder keg" - said @email@example.com one of the organizers of the #actiblizzardwalkout
Workers at Activision Blizzard are staging a walkout today to demand better working conditions for women and other marginalized groups & to protest the company's dismissive response to sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit
Activision Blizzard employees are staging a walkout today out of protest for the publisher's "abhorrent and insulting" response to the ongoing lawsuit that documents claims of sexual harassment of women, pay violations, and a "frat boy" culture. https://trib.al/GqOVSse
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Watching Karens get arrested. #MyNonSexualTurnOns
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