Rudolf Rocker, Nationalism and Culture Show more
“Every appeal to the national spirit and alleged community of interest of the nation died out at that time like a cry in the wilderness, showing full clearly that the fairy tale of community of national interest bursts like a soap-bubble as soon as the special interests of a definite group make their appearance.”
Best way to move instances on #Mastodon:
On your OLD account:
1. Export your follows, mutes and blocks: go to Settings, then Data Export, then download the CSV files (you do NOT need to request an archive to do this!)
2. Set your old account to redirect to the new one: go to Settings, then Edit Profile, then "Move To A Different Account" (at bottom of screen)
On your NEW account:
3. Upload your follows, mutes and blocks: go to Settings, then Import, then upload the CSV files
"More than 6,000 people have occupied five bridges in central London to raise the alarm on the climate and ecological crisis – and to put pressure on the Go…"
I really wish Abbyy Finereader wasn't a proprietary OCR because I've found that it works the best in converting pdf to epub (even bether than open source alts like tesseract), and even though most of the time I rather use cli tools it is handy with Gui OCRs to be able to delete misidentifications or irrelavant such as page number, edit detected text, and highlight small parts of the page for rescanning (sometimes things get missed with whole pagescans)
homelessness, mh (-) Show more
I live out of my car.
The weather is getting too cold to live that way for much longer.
I'm months away from having habitable housing on the acreage.
Options are limited, by which I mean "basically non-existant", for someone with an eviction on their record, even if it's due to events beyond their control.
I can't fix my eviction, and even with money, nobody will rent to me.
FBI Forced Suspect to Unlock His iPhoneX Through Face ID
This is why biometrics are NOT secure. Biometrics should be treated as a UserID, and NOT as a password
@syndikalista https://boingboing.net/2018/09/13/better-than-bounty.html This is the short article that introduced me to it
Also notice the government harassing them for... helping people? I hope people remember this whenever someone says the government is intended to protect our interests and livelihood lmaoo
Commonly used words from women who saw my talk today: “moving, brave, eye-opening, courageous”
Commonly used words from men who came up to me after my talk: “disagree, not everything you said, militant, angry”
organizing / opsec / subtoot Show more
people are talking about not organizing online because of opsec and i agree in principle, and it is always good to be safe. still, we gotta remember that the current reality of leftist organizing is 99.99995% of events are organized entirely on facebook.
i quit facebook a number of months back and staying in the loop about when actions are coming up has become almost impossible. comrades won't even text signal groups
Anticapitalist Mastodon instance. Party means fun, not political party. But we're still political.