ukpol, tactical voting
Do you live in one of these 50 constituencies?
The congratulations! (I guess?) You live in one of the handful of places where your vote actually matters.
Not to say if you live here, you should vote for whoever you want, oh deary me know, what do you think we live in some kind of a functioning democracy?
No. Your job hear is to vote for whichever candidate has the best chance of keeping the tories out. You heard me right. You're not here to vote *for* something, you're here to vote against something...
@syndikalista like anything! I get annoyed when people refuse to even engage with the topic, immediately thinking the topic is crappy reformism.
This basically means they want no markets at all. Which is fine, but then I think the burden of responsibility to come up with an alternative lies with them, and they usually don't have anything tangible.
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@bamfic What happened if you took it off? Was it like battle royale?
re: anticapitalism, long
@bamfic @happyfork @puffinus_puffinus Perhaps the reason why questioning 'capitalism' brings blank stares is because 'it is water': it is the experienced reality for most people. To even think about alternatives requires significant will, imagination and hope that a lot of people have had stamped out of them.
I find I get way more traction talking to people about ubi, ground tax, basic income/resources, communities of sharing since they're more graspable 🤷
Don't take chances! UK political parties are shifting dramatically and what may have been a safe seat before might not be now. If you're allowed to vote, please do it!
There are more of us than there are of them.
If we show up, we can win!
(If we don't show up, well, that happens a lot tbh. It would be nice to avoid more austerity.)
The best thing about anticapitalists is that they're anticapitalists.
The worst thing is that they (usually) ignore market intervention and want to get rid of markets without any ideas how to replace their useful properties 🤷♀️
(Speaking as a committed commoner that sometimes gets frustrated with my 'more radical' friends)
@syndikalista I think it is good to have this cosmic, zen-like perspective from time to time for emotional recovery.
But other times, I'm happy with almost any efforts to divert the course or lessen the effects. This could include finger waving - if appropriate/effective ;p
@tagomago yeah... I only did something for the floor 1 rooms 😅
@CreatureOfTheHill Oooh, nice job! 🎉 Did you do the trisquel from scratch?
@CreatureOfTheHill I'm working on an SVG/webpage project to make an interactive floorplan of the common house I live in.
I was thinking it could be not so hard to make an interactive wheel of the year :)
Hope it's OK to share a work thing on here. I was commissioned by the Energy Advice Hub to write a comparison of the UK parties' manifesto promises on energy and the climate.
So I have waded through EIGHT different manifestos to find out what they're actually saying, as opposed to what the media says they're saying. I thought I would never finish it in time, for the election but it's finally been published. Please read and share if you can.
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