one big run-on sentence #introductions
Hello Sparkle peeble... belated #introductions post. Im gender-lost-and-confused, I dont post selfies cause im spookt
probably will move to an instance with better emojis soon, follow me back if you like grumpy nerds 🏳️🌈 🌻
Here’s a good guide for US-based co-op startups (PDF):
If you’re not US or CA there may be other better resources local to you. The general co-op concepts apply regardless. Hope this is helpful.
When everything you do is tied to whether or not you’re worthy, productive and smart under abuse, even doing something as simple as turning in a resume is nerve-wracking. You’re just caught in a cycle of anxiety, and even well-meaning compliments build it, because you’ve experienced people taking it all back because of one thing many times before.
You only get a few moments of feeling accomplished for doing one thing. Then its back to the mental battlefield of despair and fear.
I did a little thread on the bird site about the currencies anarchist communes in the spanish revolution adopted (after they all tried coordinating without money and couldn't make it work).
It's a less known component of #anarchist history, and thought the fediverse should also see.
NZ terror attack
<<At a major security conference in February 2018, Aliya challenged the sector: if you can spend so much on surveilling our community, why can you not spend on preventative programmes?
Yesterday, the chair of the Islamic Women’s Council, Dr Maysoon Salamah, lost her son after hours of surgery. He was shot twice. Her husband was shot in the lower head and has had two surgeries. Her first words to Aliya Danzeisen were “They took my heart”. >>
They are fathers, mothers, grandparents, daughters and sons.
They are refugees, immigrants and New-Zealand born.
They are Kiwis.
These are the names of those who have died or are missing after the Christchurch Act of Terror. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12213358
a bad reddit i laughed and i dunno y
Spending the day at the DMV and I’ve learned that they are switching over to a new paperless system that is running on ChromeOS. So Google is getting its tentacles into government systems, in addition to education systems. They’re creating profiles of us as children and following our activities into adulthood.
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