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I'm afraid that it's not our views, nor our technology, but our behaviour that will eventually make this corner of the Fediverse unlivable.

The more we accept the spectacle of high profile infighting as normal, the more widespread it becomes, and eventually only people with a taste for conflict will want to live where everyone is hostile to each other.

We should all be prepared to fight for ourselves. But, remember: love for each other is praxis, too.

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I don't know why "fuck England" is one of this morning's memes, but I'm sure it deserves it. :)

Feeling exceptionally fed up with the world, especially the computer part of it. Today.

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Voters say climate change is among the most important issues heading into the 2020 election.

Some Democratic presidential candidates are responding by unveiling ambitious climate change proposals. @nprpolitics
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RT @UpFirst: Russian and Syrian forces have been intensifying air strikes in one of the last rebel-held areas of Syria. 🔊

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Artist Scott Hampton has a big job in this second volume of an ambitious, three-book adaptation of Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods':

Depict Gaiman's deadly serious characters without making them quaint.
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The brothers behind Cage the Elephant have learned to lean on each other —through a chaotic childhood and recent losses in their lives.

Those changes made it into the music of their latest album, "Social Cues."
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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York has released the names of 115 priests and five deacons who have been "credibly accused" of sexually abusing children.
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More than 8 in 10 teachers support teaching kids about climate change, a recent NPR/Ipsos poll found.

But fewer than half of K-12 teachers said they actually do that.

So, here are some tips to get started:
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“It's important that we see LGBT lives in the past, so that we understand that queerness and transness is not something that simply appears after Stonewall," Romesburg says.

"It's something that's been around in some form everywhere, for always.”

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@jacklhasa Harry Potter and The Passenger triology for books. Heat and Leon the professional for the movie part

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Hey, y'all, #WeDistribute is looking for writers and knowledge experts to contribute articles for continued coverage of the fediverse and decentralized communication systems in general.

I've been doing it all on my own for quite a while, it's hard to do everything yourself, and there are probably domain experts out there that know way more than I do about specific platforms!

https://wedistribute.org/write-with-us/
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Facebook expects to be fined up to $5 billion dollars in a settlement with federal regulators for violating privacy of its users.
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At the first-ever "She The People Presidential Forum," eight presidential candidates faced the same question: Why should women of color, a powerful voting block for Democrats, back them?
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After attacks in Christchurch and Sri Lanka, New Zealand's prime minister and the president of France say they will lead a global effort to end the use of social media as a tool to promote terrorism.
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