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fishing in the memory hole (370 words) 

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kindly try to avoid using your fervently held beliefs to invalidate my life experience

thanks!

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meta 

the downside of upgrading my entire house network to gigabit: i'm forever clicking on videos over vnc, then wondering why there's no sound... because the video is now very smooth indeed

*sigh*

As twitit.gq is (temporarily?) down in the DNS of the network I'm on I started looking at alternatives.

github.com/benbusby/farside is a general-purpose redirector that supports not only nitter, but also invidious, libreddit etc.

“New billionaire minted every 26 hours, as inequality contributes to the death of one person every four seconds

The world’s ten richest men more than doubled their fortunes from $700 billion to $1.5 trillion —at a rate of $15,000 per second or $1.3 billion a day— during the first two years of a pandemic that has seen the incomes of 99 percent of humanity fall and over 160 million more people forced into poverty.” – Oxfam

oxfam.org/en/press-releases/te

via @sl007

abusive men in music 

uk pol (with us pol ref) 

@thamesynne there are many communities for which climate change has already led to collapse, or that they're constantly collapsing, either because the systems that continue are contingent on their collapse, or other things that keep on triggering shit to get worse.

i keep having this nagging thought that there's no point in saying "what if society collapses?" - because *it already has*. we've just not fully noticed yet. it happens slowly, and nothing fails all at once... but it's picking up speed, becoming more visible by the day

uk pol, nhs 

uk pol, bbc 

weird. i could have sworn i'd looked up why US fl oz are different from UK fl oz before... but i would have remembered the reason (because the US one is based on an ounce of wine)!

I am informed that today is and I greatly appreciate the various dragons, kobolds, and dragon-appreciators who make dragon.style more than a place I can go to talk to myself. 💖

uk pol 

covid, poll 

@herzmut

transcript: post by "Lillie Franks, Writer of Wrongs" (@onyxaminedlife) :

> Replacing the words "the economy" with "rich people's yacht money"

> - How can we respond to COVID without sacrificing rich people's yacht money?

> - Saving the environment sounds nice but what about rich people's yacht money?

> - Medicare for all would destroy rich people's yacht money

No matter the crisis: it's only about rich people's yacht money. ^

two identical screens mounted side by side:

uk pol 

Conservative politicians seem to be thinking about children a lot. Not sure how that's healthy.
rollingstone.com/culture/cultu

"""
Revealed: UK Gov’t Plans Publicity Blitz to Undermine Privacy of Your Chats

The Home Office has hired a high-end ad agency to mobilize public opinion against encrypted communications — with plans that include some shockingly manipulative tactics
"""

#InfoSec #Privacy

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