I've said this before but the tragedy of the States isn't that we have problems but rather we refuse to fix them.
The US' pandemic response is emblematic of the policy history of America. We're choosing to drown in a wading pool because we believe standing up isn't the solution.
And America has been so inundated with so much bigoted propaganda from people that just want to sell more shit, that they believe going out like this is honorable
In essence, millions are enabling their own demise.
MUTHAFUCKIN' SNAKES ON A MUTHAFUCKIN' PLANE.
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When rich people talk about "empowering women" in "third world countries," what they're talking about is securing cheap sweatshop labor. That's why there is no policy conflict here. https://www.vox.com/world/2019/2/24/18220220/global-gag-rule-ivanka-trump-gender-equality-abortion
Ro vs. Green Book
Let's get the context correct first. The family of Dr. Shirley did not approve of the film and made it known in no uncertain terms. You can read about that here: https://shadowandact.com/the-real-donald-shirley-green-book-hollywood-swallowed-whole
Despite that, not only was the movie made, but it was CELEBRATED and lavishly awarded as well, despite a gross mischaracterization of the main protagonist.
It is yet another example of how white people will simply fabricate narratives about Black folks to make themselves feel better.
This isn't about abortion, although it definitely harms people who need them. It's about religious groups stealing federal money. https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2019/02/22/trump-administration-bars-family-planning-clinics-that-provide-abortion-referrals-million-program/
Facebook knows your heart rate, if you're ovulating, what flat you'll be renting next, how many grams and what brand of quinoa and chicken breast you ate at 12:13 PM.
Massive restoration of world’s forests would cancel out a decade of CO2 emissions, analysis suggests
I'm working on a daily tool that'll show how much money @blackaf earns (income, grants, incoming donations) and spends (outgoing donations, expenses, bills) to continue the provable trend that independent work can be sustainable _and_ that F/LOSS can be supported in this fashion.
The U.S. effort to distribute tons of food and medicine to needy Venezuelans is also designed to foment regime change –– which is why many international aid groups want nothing to do with it.
This press release from Reps. Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Pressley and Tlaib is FANTASTIC https://omar.house.gov/media/press-releases/joint-statement-reps-ocasio-cortez-omar-pressley-and-tlaib-fy-2019-government
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