(Swearing) White supremacy is making my job harder (yes, in “liberal” New York)
I am so. Fucking. Over. How emboldened all my student clients’ white, suburban guarantors feel to be not even subtly racist this year. Before, I got questions with a little tinge of embarrassment in their voice— “Is my daughter going to be oh-kaaaaAAAAY living there?” and now it’s “I don’t want my child living in [with disgust] HARLEM!!!”
Not sure how long this will last but I’m at @tibius. I‘m figuring out how to run an instance but I think I have it mostly groked now?
So here is what setting up a new instance is like. You set up the software (hard/easy depending on your skills/hosting) and then Mastodon is running but nothing works. Then you follow people and slowly federating happens. After about a half hour some connections somewhere are made and it Just Works.
housing pol +
this is not revolutionary, nor is it a new and exciting approach to solving the problem, but it is good. a step in the right direction that will provide housing to a few of the many who need it.
The trade war is wrecking the economy so the government is handing out free money to compensate. Also welfare is bad (unless it’s to the right people) and free market! https://www.washingtonpost.com
your approachable friend headspin who is very not a downer in truth please do not look behind this mask thank
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