If a woman or member of a minority asks "but what about safety?" in regard to police and prison abolition,
it is never enough to talk about the harm that police and prisons do and how they are failing to create a safer world.
The other part of your answer must be about transformative justice, about community self defense, about early interventions in harmful behavior, about systematic anti-oppression.
If you do not address 'but how will I be safe?' I guarantee you will not convince them.
Big soup beats big data in one kids’ study of maleria treatment.
@cantinto moving things from one place to another via physical means is trans culture and the cis need to respect that
Vonda McIntyre, one of the founders of the Clarion West writers’ workshop, left her literary estate, and a bequest of nearly $400,000 to the workshop. She had passed away earlier in 2019. https://locusmag.com/2019/12/mcintyre-gives-to-clarion-west/
I’m travelling and will miss this, but this panel on feminist science fiction this weekend at the Howard Zinn Book Fair has a bunch of wonderful people on it. https://howardzinnbookfair.com/timetable/event/revolutionary-dreams-feminist-speculative-visions-for-the-future/
We need leadership in the US who will go to Monticello and Mt. Vernon and say the same. https://www.npr.org/2019/12/06/785572011/merkel-tours-auschwitz-with-sense-of-shame-and-warns-of-resurgent-anti-semitism
@Are0h now we need mando dot social for Star Wars fans.
@qdot this is why I listen to streaming radio with DJs.
@anthracite I mean, Marvel could hire you to write it, but that’d make too much sense.
Unreal. People in the federated timeline are debating whether or not to vote because “voting supports capitalism”. I do understand that there are a lot of anarchists on the fediverse, but not representing your own interests in the legal construct that you have to live under is, well, crazy. Otherwise, you end up looking like a “sovereign citizen” (for entertainment, look that up on YouTube) and no one takes you seriously.
Become informed and vote. Encourage others to do the same.
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