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Techie by trade, recalcitrant by design, socially isolated, awed by the natural world.
And billionaires don't pay tax. Instead, the state gives them taxpayer money to subsidise the criminally low wages that they pay those same taypayers.
This is a safety net for the rich, who are intended to have the best chances of survival. Just because ordinary people don't know the reality of climate change, doesn't mean the rich don't.
🔥Ghislaine Maxwell allegedly has a secret stash of #Epstein’s sick videos of his pals. “She has copies of everything Epstein had. They could implicate movers and shakers. If she goes down, she's going to take the whole lot of them with her.” Good.😈 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8494411/Ghislaine-Maxwell-secret-stash-Jeffrey-Epsteins-sex...
One way to help avert climate catastrophe. Picking up after our selves. Something we should have all learned in kindergarten.
Now that Sen. McConnell's already-super-wealthy family got its taxpayer-funded financial relief, how about making sure that regular (i.e. not wealthy) folks get their unemployment extended and state & local gov'ts get some help so that they aren't forced to lay off vital workers?
The shooting death of Breonna Taylor was part of a police operation to clear out a block in connection with a gentrification effort in western Louisville, according to a lawsuit filed by her family. https://truthout.org/articles/lawsuit-claims-louisville-gentrification-plan-led-to-breonna-taylors-d...
There are others as well.
Never give up kudos to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe - Dakota Access Pipeline to Shut Down Pending Review, Federal Judge Rules “Today is a historic day for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the many people who have supported us in the fight against the pipeline,” https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/06/us/dakota-access-pipeline.html?smid=tw-share
So true. The warnings of what should be our most trusted of climate scientists are ignored, marginalized and discredited at the peril of all life larger than a shrew. Time remains our foe not our friend as nothing meaningful is being done.