It's time for a re-#introduction, since my old account was deleted from existence.
I'm a filthy social justice warrior who isn't afraid to share their opinions on things.
I'm an #anarchist of some variety, I'm not exactly sure yet as I'm not exactly well read on these things, it might take me some time yet to figure it out.
Bite my entire ass! Go legally brain dead from lack of oxygen from choking on my entire ass! #nightinthewoods
They used to be made of metal, and balanced, you could move the mouse and the scroll wheel would stay in its place.
Now however they're made of cheap unbalanced plastic.
So every time I move the mouse after scrolling, it randomly scrolls what I'm looking at, often to the point where what I was looking at is no longer on the screen.
I had this problem when I first purchased this mouse, and now it's doing it again because I'm an idiot and cleaned the gunk off the mouse wheel.
[fascists approach a diverse* community]
marginalized: close the gates!
privileged: We don't know if that's the best thing to do!
m: they're getting in
p: We can reason with them!
p: Have you tried reasoning with them? They seem reasonable, when we debate them.
m: they're threatening my safety i'm going to leave
p: We're just doing our best
m: i'm leaving
p: Hmm the conflict stopped. Our best must've worked! Go us!
* containing both marginalized and privileged communities within itself.
The fact that right-wingers are butthurt about Fediverse admins exercising the right to freedom of association by refusing to federate with the new Gab instance is additional proof that they don't give a shit about freedom of speech or any other kind of freedom.
If all these goose-stepping snowflakes wanted was a safe space, they could just turn off federation like any other instance.
What they want is the /license/ to force other people to read or listen to their bullshit.
patch.cx: 46 users, no rules¹, no federation restrictions².
social.i2p.rocks: 42 users, no rules³, no federation restrictions⁴, Admin is a Gab apologist⁵.
Very Important, but: death, fascism (corrected)
Yesterday a woman, Emma Durutti,* put herself in a position to be murdered by cops.
Here's (allegedly) her own words about why. You must read this. It will hurt, regardless of your background and beliefs.
The author of this text is dead now. She chose to die, for the reasons here.
* She was trans, and is being dead-named and misgendered in most media, including my previous posts.
They always lament that once these problems have been dealt with, they come back a few years later.
When faced with this inevitability they always shake their heads and say "I don't understand" like that absolves them of thinking critically about it.
You're not going to solve those problems if you don't understand why they occur in the first place.
It's just not good enough.
I love the Skeptics Guide to the Universe, I've been listening for a decade. That said, their refusal to be "political" because it might upset some people is a position they can be comfortable with only due to their extreme privilege.
They are complicit, they refuse to examine the wider scope of society, and instead only focus on individual problems like cancer quackery.
Our geography means we exist alone, compared with many of our world's nation-states.
Our rise into fascism will not force another world war.
Our imperialist tendencies will continue overseas. Foreign adversary defeating our government there will not liberate us here.
It falls to us to end our fascistic uprising.
ICE Raids - Last Minute Reminder - Keep People Safe If You Can
We need to have a serious talk about the ICE raids
All right, just in case you don't know, ICE is going to engage in mass roundups of Hispanic peoples in 10 major cities starting on Sunday: [https://abc7news.com/politics/ice-raids-in-10-cities-including-sf-to-begin-sunday-report-says-/5388530/](https://abc7news.com/politics/ice-raids-in-10-cities-including-sf-to-begin-sunday-report-says-/5388530/)
Here are the 10 major cities affected:
>Among the 10 cities targeted will be San Francisco. That's according to the [New York Times](https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/11/us/politics/ice-families-deport.html) late Wednesday night. Los Angeles, Houston, Denver, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Baltimore, Chicago and Atlanta are the other cities that will be targeted.
We know what's going to happen to the people they capture. We know they're going to be thrown into concentration camps, and we all know what the fuck happens to people in those hellholes. We've found mass graves.
That can't be allowed to happen. We need to find the Hispanic peoples ICE is targeting, and hide them. Like **now.**
**The raids are going to start on Sunday. That gives us two days prep-time. We can do this.**
We need to:
1. Find people in the 10 major cities affected who have spare room in their houses, businesses, wherever where they can hide people for a few days until the raids blow over
2. Find the peoples ICE is targeting
3. Connect them and make sure ICE can't find them
European peoples did the same thing to help protect the Jews from Nazi extermination, so guess what we're going to have to do if we don't want the blood of thousands of innocent people on our hands?
* Who here has or knows anyone in those major cities who has spare room where they live or otherwise control they can and would be willing to use to help hide a family for a few days?
* Who here knows of any Hispanic peoples targeted for the raids, or undocumented migrants in general since the article states they're taking anybody they can fucking find whether they're on the list or not?
* Who'd be willing to help hide a genocide victim?
Come on, speak up, we have to act NOW.
Not just defer responsibility to organizations, I mean speak up and act NOW.
Even if you can't hide anybody and don't know anybody who can, you can ask around, find someone who can, and connect them to an undocumented migrant. Ask people who go to leftist groups. Ask people who go to pickets. Spread the word -- copy and paste this thread on other social media sites. Make shit happen. It is never too late even if it is already starting, someone spending an hour on your couch could save them from spending the rest of their days in a cage. There's no time to lose.
I'm upset by @fdroidorg 's decision, but I'm equally upset at their attempt to control the conversation to avoid "discussions getting out of hand."
Please, develop a sense of perspective: you're advocating there's nothing wrong with y'all distributing software that helps people harass others, and wringing your hands about "discussions getting out of hand?" You're facilitating things that will get far more out of hand.
F-Droid has put their privilege behind privilege and decided to permit applications who have decided to exist to benefit oppressive and violent communities, and simultaneously said that "discussion got way out of hand," as though discussing how to genocide people isn't what they're protecting: /that's/ letting a conversation get out of hand, y'all.
Fork the project if you can, use the forks when they're ready. Do not collaborate with those who wish me dead.
Surveillance and parents: child abuse
It quadruply sucks when it's coming from your parents who want you to be Normal, so you have to hide queerness and mental illness.
It octuply sucks when they think that you wanting privacy means they need to search your spaces and interrogate you because wanting privacy means you have something to hide.
I'm just some random Australian dude who streams chill games sometimes, does software development other times and writes bad poetry at any time.
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