the true mark of courage is a willingness to engage the world, and your place in...– Jay Smooth
The Racial Reality That Makes Online ‘Security’...
Article here “Communities of color, immigrant communities and the poor suffer first and most often from government surveillance, and from surveillance on the job. Marginalized people have always relied on private social spaces where folks can vent, discuss, share ideas, and support each other, and now many of those spaces are mediated by digital technology. Those communities are especially...
Riseup.net server seized
On Wednesday, April 18, at approximately 16:00 Eastern Time, U.S. Federal authorities removed a server from a colocation facility shared by Riseup Networks and May First/People Link in New York City. The seized server was operated by the European Counter Network (“ECN”), the oldest independent internet service provider in Europe, who, among many other things, provided an anonymous remailer...
The Mets "hot start": Win 2, go .500 in next 10...
Everyday Revolutionary: NPR did this really... →
i-killed-the-kkk-with-malcolm: and how in the 1890s and 1930s and even prior to that, white immigrants were killing each other in record numbers and it became this big societal issue. “How to keep the white folk from gacking each other”, to the point that the government got involved and…
U.S. Judges Admit to Jailing Children for Money →
humanformat: jonathan-cunningham: Judges Mark Ciavarella and Michael Conahan of the Court of Common Pleas in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, plead guilty in open court that they sentenced children to juvenile detention because they were paid off to do it by the PA Childcare and a sister company, Western PA Childcare corporation that ran the private facilities. […] The companies in question...
The lift is always full of piss, the fifth floor landing smells of fish– pulp.
The present high cost of living can never be reduced without throwing capitalism...– Eugene V Debs: 1912 Sound familiar? (via feastingonroadkill)
“Anything above €360,000, we take it all. The tax bracket will be 100%....– Jean-Luc Mélenchon
Map of Boston 1852 →
Obama Official Resigns Over Spending on Clown,... →
jasencomstock: ilyagerner: A clown, a comedian and a mind reader walk into a Las Vegas bar. The bartender says, “This joke is going to be really funny when theGeneral Services Administration Inspector General’s report is released…” I’m fine with having a few minutes of hate directed at the General Services Administration for their $823,000 Las Vegas craptacular. Government officials are...
Supreme Courts Approves Strip Searches Under ANY... →
rosa—sparks: The Supreme Court passed in a 5-4 count ruling that a person can be strip searched under any circumstances, before jailing, regardless of minor offenses OR suspicions of contraband being on a person. So…read that again. OK then.