Judge rules New York City bar can refuse service to Trump supporter wearing MAGA hat
a people becomes a nation when they're hung over, find three items in the pantry, and invent a national dish.
cf. poutine, currywurst, gulyás, mujaddara, donburi, ful, kimchi, aglio e olio, chicken waffles, &c
Things that aren't actually real:
* The Free Market (it's just words that rich people say when they want to diffuse responsibility for their own bad decisions)
* Intellectual Property (it's just words that rich people say when they want to keep Mickey Mouse from going into the Public Domain, or make you buy a new computer)
* Unpaid employment (it's just "exploitation"—c.f. "adjunct professorships")
* Ethical consumption under capitalism (eat the rich??)
"It's so hard to meet girls that are into ____"
maybe we avoid you because you say insufferable shit like that
"blocking someone means you're just afraid of what they are saying"
Just cause I put garbage in the dumpster doesn't mean I'm scared of garbage it means its rank and I don't want it in my house.
thinking about rich people makes me wanna Say Things Online that would probably get me in serious trouble
This is such BS - ewaste recycler gets 15 months in prison for selling restore disks for $0.25 a piece that are freely available online.
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the end of scarcity looms like a tide, held back by bluebloods and their bulldogs. no one needs to starve or freeze or die, but they demand it. they will it. they want it. food rots and homes lay empty to preserve prices and profit; a freely replicable and ever-growing body of media and knowledge, unprecedented in human history, suffocates in the white-knuckled grip of rentists. it doesn't need to be this way. we do not need to do this to each other. there is enough for everyone.
Required reading: The books that students read in 28 countries around the world https://ideas.ted.com/required-reading-the-books-that-students-read-in-28-countries-around-the-world/
A Florida Appeals Court is sending an American inventor to 15 months in prison for making a product that would've helped thousands of people, but, according to the court, infringed on Microsoft's products. This is wrong. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/true-crime/wp/2018/04/24/recycling-innovator-eric-lundgren-loses-appeal-on-computer-restore-discs-must-serve-15-month-prison-term/?utm_term=.c4d72077cf2b
There are people that are just intrinsically annoying. It’s not their fault, of course.
But they’re fucking annoying nevertheless.
Internet, 2002; claiming that you're over 18 so that websites will let you in.
Internet, 2018: claiming that you're under 16 and in the EU so that websites cannot track your data
Via @Stitch_hiro 🔗 https://mstdn.io/users/Stitch_hiro/statuses/99920386689796780
Replacing a habit of reading internet articles with reading books. I hope it sticks... 📖