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.
Statement of FSF board on election of Richard Stallman (RMS): https://u.fsf.org/3bf
This … Where does the grief stop growing?
A society where they kill our fathers and then laugh because we are fatherless.
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.
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This is amazing; I love pixel art. https://www.reddit.com/r/Seattle/comments/mov9kv/made_some_pixel_art_of_the_uw_cherry_blossoms/
This is a worthwhile read on the pitfall of assigning someone a #singlestory based on your assumptions.
I remember saying in a talk once:
“Bad intentions aren’t a prerequisite for something to be considered a #microaggression.”
Funny how our own words and lessons can come back to tap us on the shoulder.
Let me explain.
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.
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?
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…
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: https://github.com/starship/starship/pull/2499
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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozAd18kTI4I
Item number … Lots in the long-running series “Racism is a Public Health Crisis”
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.
If there were even a whisper of a hope of this reform, I would be dancing in the street.
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.
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.
We are definitely opposed to a freaking distribution center right next to a light rail station.
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