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Critical documentary to understand past and current U.S. coup attempts in :

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised - Chavez: Inside the Coup
m.youtube.com/watch?v=Id--ZFtj

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and how is electoralism going to save the day this time around?

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The more I use the guilded cage that is iOS and Google Android the more convinced I am that we need a true and proper open source replacement, ecosystem and all.

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it's called human resources because you are a resource and you are being extracted

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Bourgeois democracy is democracy of pompous phrases, solemn words, exuberant promises and the high-sounding slogans of freedom and equality. But, in fact, it screens the non-freedom and inferiority of women, the non-freedom and inferiority of the toilers and exploited.

    - V. I. Lenin, Soviet Power and the Status of Women (1919));

Workers in California have just won a major victory. On 10 September, California senators voted to pass AB5 – a groundbreaking piece of legislation that permanently closes a loophole allowing companies to misclassify their workers as contractors, denying them benefits and livable wages.
theguardian.com/business/2019/

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#InPictures | In #Haiti, protesters blame President Jovenel Moise for the fuel shortage.
Credit: Periodismo Ciudadano

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Opposition parties in #Haiti held general mobilization against fuel shortages, on the day that also marks the 261st anniversary of the birth of Haiti's independence leader, #Dessalines. telesurenglish.net/news/Haitia

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Killer robots: why do so many people think they are a good idea? | Stuart Heritage

According to a recent survey, 39% of us aren’t against machines capable of destroying humanity. Surely there are some things we can all agree on
Laura Nolan is a modern hero. A former Google software engineer, Nolan resigned from her job last year after being asked to dramatically enhance the artificial intelligence used in US military drones. She is now calling for a ban on all forms of autonomous weapons on the basis that they might accidentally initiate a catastrophic global war. She said this as part of her role as a member of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots.

theguardian.com/technology/201
stopkillerrobots.org/ friendica.hubup.pro/objects/17

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A long but extremely interesting thread on the fallout surrounding the Working Families Party and its reasoning/process for endorsing Warren over Sanders:

twitter.com/NatSecReporter/sta

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Western funded Evangelical Missionaries getting the Indigenous converts in Australia to burn and destroy their cultural artifacts, via ABC Australia: mobile.abc.net.au/news/2019-09

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"#Venezuela cannot either open or close international bank accounts. It cannot pay for any type of product. In addition, we are now being threatened with a complete naval blockade." telesurenglish.net/news/Maduro

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#ClimateCrisis #Artic #SeaIce %%%

RT @neilrkaye@twitter.com

For the last 40 years the the minimum arctic sea ice has been declining on average by ~87000 km² per year.

Here I show this decline as if it were over Europe We lose area of Iceland,Portugal,Ireland,Spain,UK, France,Germany,Italy,Sweden,Norway and more

#dataviz #ClimateChange

The Amazing Resiliency of White Wealth

"It will end up costing the U.S. economy as much as $1 trillion between now and 2028 for the nation to maintain its longstanding black-white racial wealth gap"

citylab.com/equity/2019/09/rac

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