"right-leaning have shifted more of their effort toward red states because they realize that they currently have no chance of advancing their causes at the national level. " it's basically an admission that they now they are a marginal loony party, but dont care and want to build enclaves of treason-trash centers for themselves: theatlantic.com/politics/archi

"The wave of marks a sharp turn from the darkest days of the , when workers craved job security while weathering a national health and economic . In April, the share of U.S. workers leaving jobs was 2.7%, according to the Department, a jump from 1.6% a year earlier to the highest level since at least 2000." wsj.com/articles/forget-going-

"This is the conversation about that we don’t like to have: We discuss the poor as a pity or a blight, but we rarely admit that America’s high rate of poverty is a policy choice, and there are reasons we choose it over and over again. ...But there’s more to it than that." nytimes.com/2021/06/13/opinion

"Hello World! Processing is a on creative that explores the role that ideas such as process, experimentation and algorithm play in this creative field featuring artists, designers and code enthusiasts." youtube.com/watch?v=OgupE9snZl

"Two Orange County extremists — a former police chief and his partner in organizing Stop the Steal rallies — have been indicted along with members of the Three Percenters militia for their roles in the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. " latimes.com/california/story/2

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FB/Instagram both had functional but mostly crap messaging within them...now they are conjoined into an affront to anything useful and in fact hostile to users.

Just goddamn stupid.

Ws listening to Helmet albums and went down the related projects rabbit hole, and ended up with a relevant track from original drummer John Stanier's project Mark of Cain; heres the apropo "Lockdown" youtube.com/watch?v=mlXZqEj5Na

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" requires widely available, high-quality public . But the consolidation of wealth by elite, mostly private schools has gone hand in hand with damaging politically motivated state disinvestments that have weakened even the country’s greatest public universities, such as the University of Wisconsin at Madison and the University of California at Berkeley." chronicle.com/article/how-meri

QoTD:
tends toward avoidance of risks by investors. Uncertainty is ruled out if possible. People generally prefer the predictable. Few recognize how destructive this can be, how it imposes severe limits on variability and thus makes whole populations fatally vulnerable to the shocking ways our universe can throw the dice.”
― Frank Herbert, Heretics of

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Senate confirms Zahid Quraishi as first Muslim American federal judge in US history.

The Senate on Thursday voted to confirm Zahid Quraishi to be a US District Judge for the District of New Jersey, making him the first Muslim American federal judge in US history.

cnn.com/2021/06/10/politics/za

A two hour journey through four decades of and it's offshoot labels, masterminded by , who launched a sonic vision that fuses soundsystem production with strains of UK , industrial & more nts.live/shows/the-nts-guide-t

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