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Woa. #America has been shitty to people for a really long time. Stole back the 40 acres and a mule, AND paid former slave holders for the value of the formerly owned slaves! We were a Trump-style country for a long freaking time.

Part 2 of "Eviction Crisis"

#Emancipation #Racism #Reparations #RedLining #HousingDiscrimination #FHA
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And if you missed it, here's part one...

Part 1 of "Eviction Crisis"


Impossible Burger & Satan

You heard right a #Florida #RWNJ has linked veggie burgers to #Satanism
#ImpossibleBurger

Twitter: Right Wing Watch on Twitter (Right Wing Watch)

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Oh.
Rick Wiles > R. W. > Right Wing

Doomed from birth!

Charles Koch: The Luke Skywalker of Rich People | by: Behind The Bastards

So this is how #America got so #FuckedUp...
#Koch's made political crystal-meth out of Ayn Rand's dangerous ideas and a bullshit form of #Libertarianism then sold it to the people they were fucking over #Economically.
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And, Part two is here:

A wealthy Iraqi sheikh who urges a hard-line U.S. approach to Iran spent 26 nights at Trump’s D.C. hotel

Filtered word: nsfw

# #Criminal #USA #POTUS #President #EmolumentsClause #Trump #Emolumental #War #Iran #FalseFlag #Military #America's #Vietnam #Emolument Contemporary Issues Crime News Politics

Making America Antitrust Again

As if we needed another reason to #Hate #Amazon, they are the worst threat to free-market #Capitalism since Standard Oil. I avoid using them at all costs. Now they have US FAA approval for #drones!

#Hate #Amazon #Capitalism #drones Economics News Podcast Politics

Because politics matter a lot in investing lately...

you're going to want to make some time to listen to this podcast by @intercepted where they talk frankly about the upcoming options for the American #POTUS

BONUS: "We've Got People"


Intercepted — Jun. 2

As Democrats continue to debate whether to initiate an impeachment inquiry, Trump seems to be going nuts from the Democrats’ continuing probe into his possible obstruction of justice, corruption, and abuse of power. The Intercept’s Ryan Grim explains Nancy Pelosi’s…


#GDP #Economy #HappinessIndex Economics News Podcast Politics
Good post. I understand you to be correct in that population is the largest driver worldwide in GDP. These arguments also leave out the very important fact that there is also a "quality" of the GDP pie. To get the fastest growing GDP pie you use wasteful methods and offload costs as much as possible. Working at increasing the quality of the pie can also create happiness. This would be such things as closed cycle production and minimal offloading of costs, etc. Not a larger pie, but a higher quality pie I believe would cause the most "Happiness" (not sure what to call it).
So true that quality is a better way to live! However, as it's measured, I don't think cheaper inputs to a product or service change the GDP. To avoid double counting they won't measure components made to become part of a final product that a consumer buys; they just measure the price the final product sells at. But, if cheaper inputs lower the final products price they will sell more units and thus raise the total GDP. Is that what you meant?


The theorybiz article has many of the items that I was thinking of, especially the increasing #scarcity. For example, the topsoil in the #USA is being depleted and is a positive in the GDP figures. Increasing the farming quality so that we have no net loss of topsoil should lead to the best possible results in whatever measure is used.


Oh shit, GAB...

I see why GAB software was a problem.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gab_(social_network)
#RWNJ's trying to find their safe-space, but still, shove their hate in other people's faces. Latest news: they're stealing #Mastodon code cause they can't get their shit together.
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There's no stealing in the free SW world, it's okay to do. Let's rather address what's wrong about their ideology.
I knew that but it felt right in spirit. Like when Microsoft stole Linux to prop up their OS.

Fantasy Football

So I'm wondering if their's a built-in aversion in #Federated social networking against #FantasySports, more specifically #FantasyFootball which is a right bunch of fun. It seems that people attracted to #ActivityPub are also the type who would like it.
sites.google.com/view/ngl-42
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Its leftist bias is showing
Can you edit that so it's coherent?
SomeMoreNews is satire. Cody Johnston isn't shy about his political leanings. That comment was dumb.

Lendy.co.uk a P2P lending service is going bankrupt after a few years of operations...

I spend a lot of time thinking about alternatives to #Banking. I'm not really sure how I feel about this story yet. I first heard about it in the last few minutes of the FT #Podcast called #BankingWeekly.

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Shelenn Ayres Friendica (AP)
While I am not a Biden fan, applying purity tests is what Putin had the far left do like the far right in order to elect Trump. If we truly want to take this country back from Putin, we have to stop doing his bidding. I will likely support someone other than Biden but I won't be applying purity tests to campaign by slamming other Dems.

Trump getting closer to the cliff?

In the 1980s all kinds of reputable news companies began to cover the Trump debacle. This podcast reminds me of that. He was always as bad as he is now. His only superpower is to throw chaff and flares in his wake to avoid the takedown.

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Trump's war in Iran

Every #Iranian I've ever met, I've liked tremendously. If it weren't for our stinking backward thinking governments, we would all be good friends.


Janine Jackson takes a quick look back at recent press, including coverage of #Iran, Saudi Arabia, and polio and the CIA.
#Iranian #Iran Contemporary Issues News Podcast Politics

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Testifies on Housing Policies

In a subtle way, this 5-minute video exposes systemic problems added by nefarious agents via lobbying which retard our economy in a way that benefits racists.



#PrisonIndustrialComplex #SystemicRacism #Economy
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This is very bad.

Now the question is why are some communities still holding international conferences in the USA...

#deepfake #video #music #johnlennon #imagine #deeplearning #ai #art Philosophy Technology
Well yes, you're right in many things as well, but I still stand behind my point. Banning revenge porn or fake news based on deepfakes seems reasonable at first, it can pass, but that precedent is dangerous as hell. That policy alone won't completely eliminate deepfakes happening and especially the fake news endangering the rich and powerful will lead to things like punishments of simply having a deepfake program installed on your computer. When wealth and power is in bet, laws will get ridiculously restrictive... as they did for example with the so called "intellectual property" when someone can nowadays own a single color or idea and you can get sued and punished for using that color or idea. Or be arrested as a "holocaust denier" for simply critically researching the events. Such laws also become another weapon of the powerful against those who endanger them (Assange, Snowden etc). They'll remotely install such program on their enemy's computer, arrest them, label them a terrorist, discredit and silence them, with the society's approval.
Can you name the first country t
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We obviously have much more to talk about than just this one thread.
Your specific examples all have merits. I don't know if I can make valid counterclaims that you couldn't make valid counterclaims to, so maybe I'll leave this thread here as it is. An example of intractable counterclaims would be on the topic of restrictive laws. I know some laws are written with wild leeway for the law enforcement authorities (eg. malfunctioning automobile taillight), and I know that they do this for a reason; to detain people without probable cause that would hold up in court whereas the timely circumstantial evidence appears to convict the person of interest. The tail-light stop is nearly never used by authorities, and at times I see them driving with a tail-light out, but if a person driving (in a law-abiding way), inside a matching car that was identified in an armed robbery, with the same number of occupants, the nearby police would make a stop claiming the tail-light was out even if it was functioning (can't prove it wasn't for a moment when he looked). If the routine check on the occupan... show more
@Michael Rupp coincidentally I have found a great source I can now refer to (feel free to comment on that thread), rather than spend hours in threads trying to word the arguments myself. I feel like I've made my main points here and don't want to go much deeper in this thread either, but for you as well as other readers, let me try to use my newly found source:
I’m not unwilling to have my mind changed

I’ve never been convinced that Anarchism was a valid approach to life in general due to the state of human nature.
Anarchist FAQ: What about "human nature"? -- this should address that point. If you're genuinely open-minded here, give it a read, it won't be a wasted time 😀

The latest episode of #FreakonomicsRadio struck a few nerves with me. If you have opinions about #Secrecy #Privacy #DNA #Healthcare #Pharma and so on, you're probably going to want to hear this one.

Facebook Co-Founder, Lawmakers Call For Social Network Split

We're finally talking seriously about breaking up the monsters. Time for tweeters and faceplace'ers to learn to #Federate.
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