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It's easier to throw a rock than to plant a seed.

Solidarity with Palestinians and everyone working with Palestinians in this moment.

The Colorful Fridges Popping Up on American Streets [VIDEO Link]

"In the US, more than 50 million people experienced hunger in 2020, up from 35 million the year before. The Biden administration is taking steps to address the food crisis but that will take time. Meanwhile, communities have filled the gap, by coming up with novel ways to feed those in need."

Indy Moves Camps as Tournament Approaches

forces people experiencing off the street before the NCAA college basketball tournament, citing "public safety."

In Pandemic America's Tent Cities, A Grim Future Grows Darker

"The [corona]virus presents a compounding threat. Not only are these populations some of the most vulnerable to the coronavirus, but by destroying millions of jobs, the pandemic threatens a wave of evictions that experts warn could lead to a catastrophic housing displacement and even more people living on the streets."

Housing Is How We End Homelessness, Not Police Sweeps

"Using police to sweep homeless encampments or issue citations and arrests doesn’t reduce homelessness or help people find stability. Instead, it traps people in a -jail cycle that is inefficient for public budgets and harmful to people living on the streets. During a pandemic, it’s even more dangerous."

GPS Trackers Reveal Dell Reconnect via Goodwill Exporting e-Waste to Guatemala

"This is the third time we have observed the Dell Reconnect program exporting e-waste in likely violation of the law and/or Dell policy." (PDF)

Discussion of trauma, murder, death; Trump 

'We are resilient': The Activist Sheltering Trans People in Trump's America

"In 2018, I was a participant in the first Black Trans Circles, which was a healing and restorative space for Black trans women and femmes to work through the trauma, grief, and pain we were holding."

Just because you call it a "working group" doesn't mean it isn't a committee.

Jami is a free open source alternative to Skype, featuring video chat, audio and messaging. You can follow the project here:

➡️ @Jami

Jami is available for Android, iOS, Windows, Mac and Linux. You can get it from the official site at

It works peer-to-peer, so calls connect directly instead of passing through a server.

#Jami #Skype #Alternatives #P2P #VOIP #Calling #FOSS #FLOSS #Libre

This New York Program Is Getting Ahead of Homelessness 

"Many studies have shown that it is difficult to transition from to being housed....[and] where solving homelessness presents many obstacles, many places have found prevention to be a better solution."

Unwound’s Vern Rumsey Has Died 

"Vern Rumsey, who played bass in the great '90s/early 2000s post-hardcore band Unwound, has died. He was 47."

Having unofficial meetings outside of meetings is not consensus.

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