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Just wanted to say, to all my friends on the fediverse, you give me a true sense of community. Thank you for that.

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'finally my data is safe now that tiktok has been banned!!', i exclaim, before going back to browsing facebook on my android phone

"Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another."
― Emma Goldman

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 β€” 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 – which could exacerbate inequality."

theguardian.com/education/2020

Art; Day in the life 

Late Father's Day gift from the best partner ever. Brian Chippendale's "Puke Force."

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:

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