the new york police department gave more tickets for ‘moving violations’ to bikes than trucks in 2019 https://gothamist.com/news/nypd-issued-more-moving-violations-cyclists-truck-drivers-last-year
racists, anti-semites, new york times in link
on the deeply offensive, wrong, and dangerous idea that racists are somehow protecting us from anti-semitism https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/19/opinion/trump-ilhan-omar.html
the always-amazing folks at riseup have announced their new VPN service! it's free, though they ask that you donate to support it if you can https://riseup.net/en/vpn
content moderation, content that deserves to be moderated
you may no longer post pro-Trump content on popular knitting website Ravelry https://ravelry.com/content/no-trump
programmers: duplicated effort is a sin, we should streamline processes as much as possible
also programmers: wtf i dont want to ride a bus, that shit is for people who are less good than me, its much better to sit in my car on the freeway for two hours while everyone else also drives their car
Brazilian politics, Bolsonaro, fascism, transmysia, homomysia, anti-indigenous action
On his first day in office, Bolsonaro is taking away the rights of LGBTQIA+ and indigenous people https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-brazils-bolsonaro-targets-minorities-on-first-day-in-office/
Granted, there is some chance that this will be reversed in court but keep in mind that a) that is not now, b) there is no guarantee of that and c) Bolsonaro announced that he wants to overthrow democracy with military force, in which case courts become useless.
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