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Let my voice join the chorus calling out our disappointment at this statement from the FSF. Disappointment and anger.

Abuse and harassment are not "personal style" and no leader is so great or critical that they should be given a pass.
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RT @fsf
Statement of FSF board on election of Richard Stallman (RMS): u.fsf.org/3bf
twitter.com/fsf/status/1381640

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This … Where does the grief stop growing?
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RT @nilaffle
A society where they kill our fathers and then laugh because we are fatherless.
twitter.com/nilaffle/status/13

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I ended up with the perfect shirt for my second dose of the covid-19 vaccine.

From Twitter 

Whoof.

This just came up in a random reddit read tonight. I hear it as a critique of allyship when that allyship seeks to take center stage instead. It's worth the 3 minutes it'll take you to listen.

youtube.com/watch?v=lpPASWlnZI

From Twitter 

You can find more from the artist at @Myartbytes1

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This is a worthwhile read on the pitfall of assigning someone a based on your assumptions.
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RT @gradydoctor
1/
I remember saying in a talk once:

β€œBad intentions aren’t a prerequisite for something to be considered a .”

Funny how our own words and lessons can come back to tap us on the shoulder.

Let me explain.
twitter.com/gradydoctor/status

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I'm watching the package tracking for a shipment on FedEx and I'm pretty sure that I've found the last surviving member of the Pony Express here.

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At least in this country, this is what hope looks like.

What this doesn't show, though, is the 20 or so percent who are too young for it or the 20 percent or so who will refuse it.
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RT @vax_progress
β–ˆβ–ˆβ–ˆβ–ˆβ–ˆβ–ˆβ–ˆβ–’β–’β–’β–’β–’β–’β–’β–’β–’β–’β–’β–’β–’ 35.41969%
twitter.com/vax_progress/statu

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Item number ... well, lots, in the ongoing series "Racism is a public health crisis"

Putting a Canadian spin on this, how many times do you think this exact series of statements is made about a Native Canadian when they suffer from illnesses like Epilepsy?
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RT @svfmxr
Tw // racism

An unknown black male was admitted into our ICU last night. The information we received prior to his admission was that he was found collapsed outside and wa…
twitter.com/svfmxr/status/1381

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It's not a big thing, but to me it's pretty cool: I just landed my first nontrivial Rust pull request to a project I use every day: github.com/starship/starship/p

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Wellp... looks like Facebook is having some issues.

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Matt Gaetz has not been charged with the federal offense of soliciting a minor for sex, but -- and this is crucial -- not in the same way you or I have not been charged with the federal offense of soliciting a minor for sex. (h/t to @PennyRed for one of my favorite phrases ever)

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Julie Nolke's sketches about the past year have all been witty and a bit poignant. This one, though, just about rips your heart out. youtube.com/watch?v=ozAd18kTI4

From Twitter 

Item number … Lots in the long-running series β€œRacism is a Public Health Crisis”
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RT @oni_blackstock
Haiti Has Yet to Receive a Single Vaccine Dose for Its 11 Million People

We need global vaccine equity now. None of us will be safe until all of us is safe.

democracynow.org/2021/4/6/head
twitter.com/oni_blackstock/sta

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If there were even a whisper of a hope of this reform, I would be dancing in the street.
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RT @colmmacc
In abolishing the Fillibuster, the Senate should adopt a rule that no senate vote can pass without the support of a number of Senators who represent a majority of the American people. The American people's desires are stable and persistent.
twitter.com/colmmacc/status/13

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I can see the environmental benefits of putting a distribution center so close to the people it would theoretically deliver to, but I suspect that the benefits of putting _people closer to transit_ would eclipse those gains.
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RT @RachaelLudwick
We are definitely opposed to a freaking distribution center right next to a light rail station.

theurbanist.org/2021/04/08/ama
twitter.com/RachaelLudwick/sta

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One of the bigger errors I've made that hasn't yet bitten me -- but will! -- is starting to use AnyList for recipes.

I have no idea how to export them to a format that I could feasibly use elsewhere, and they're not giving me one nor do they seem likely to.

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It's been the kind of year where people I care about are finding the limits of their relationships. To everyone who's struggling ... I might not see you if you haven't shared, but I sympathize.

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Signs that you had a large, leaning tree removed just in time:

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