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Having unofficial meetings outside of meetings is not consensus.

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๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒพ๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒฑ

We really need some good libre qualitative software.

Climate Crisis; COVID; environmental racism 

Killer Heat: US Racial Injustices Will worsen as Climate Crisis Escalates

"Dangerous heatwaves are exacerbating systemic racial inequalities, with soaring temperatures expected to further disadvantage communities of colour if greenhouse gas emissions keep rising, new research shows."

theguardian.com/us-news/2020/j

COVID; ecosocial justice 

What Happens When a Pandemic Meets a Heat Wave

"Heat waves kill more Americans that any other kind of extreme weather, and the communities most affected are low-income elderly adults, households that live in poor neighborhoods, and the homeless โ€” the same populations that are disproportionately vulnerable to COVID-19."

bloomberg.com/news/articles/20

Student Linux Club Refurbishes Computers to Support Distance Learning 

"Prior to the shutdown, the Penguin Corps gave away six computers. Between March 16 and the first week of May, we gave away 60 computers."

opensource.com/article/20/7/do

Rise of pandemic pods and 'Zutors': parents turn to private schooling amid coronavirus

"Faced with the reality that many schools will be online-only this fall, families look for solutions โ€“ which could exacerbate inequality."

theguardian.com/education/2020

Protest; Portland 

'I wanted to take action': behind the 'Wall of Moms' protecting Portland's protesters

"Hundreds of mothers have attended demonstrations and stood as a human barricade between protesters and federal officers."

theguardian.com/us-news/2020/j

What did the buffalo dad say to his son as he left? 

Bison. :blobcatcool:

The best community organizers are the ones you never hear about.

Food Not Bombs: What to Know About the Free Meal Collective 

"The organization has been called a 'food terrorist' group. Its members have been arrested and harassed by the police. Their activities? Regularly distributing free vegetarian and vegan meals to local communities around the United States."

teenvogue.com/story/food-not-b

Hot take: the homeless are our neighbors, and people deserve to be judged for how they treat their neighbors.

Meet people where they are, not where you'd like them to be.

In a decision being hailed as a win for tribal sovereignty, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a large portion of eastern #Oklahoma remains a reservation. "Congress never explicitly โ€œdisestablishedโ€ the 1866 boundaries of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. Treaties are the supreme Law of the Land. Muscgoee (Creek) Nation WINS #McGirt v Oklahoma

"โ€œfor once the United States is being held to its promises.โ€ the tribe will continue to work to improve the health, safety and welfare of tribal members and non-tribal members alike. the state, along with the Muscogee (Creek), Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Seminole Nations are working on an agreement to send to Congress and the Department of Justice...."
indiancountrytoday.com/news/su #Muscogee

Understanding in America

"As economic disruption threatens to trigger a spike in housing instability, hereโ€™s an essential primer on the causes and consequences of a thorny urban problem."

bloomberg.com/news/features/20

We Can Build a Better Food System Through Mutual Aid 

"Imagine if food producers and movements worked together to secure the basic needs of those fighting for a better world for everyone."

civileats.com/2020/06/26/op-ed

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