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GG was a trial run

jorm: it’s so clear to me that all the bullshit of the past 8 years was stoked so that we’d be too divided to enter this fight I mean, I think everything. I think Brexit, Gamergate, Q-Anon. In the end all of this feels like the weaponization of exploits in both our general and specific […]

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Federation Stability and Starfleet

So, the Federation is “fully automated luxury space communism.” Of course there are people who just hang out and don’t contribute, but that’s OK! They don’t need to! But… what do you do with the people who do need to? There are people who use the fact that they’re in a post-scarcity society to research, […]

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California Care

Instead of ballot propositions for bullshit like splitting up the state, California really needs a ballot proposition implementing universal healthcare and seizing the existing health care infrastructure for the people. Treating health care as a for-profit business is a crime against humanity.

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Ur-Fascism

Italian author Umberto Eco defined “Ur-Fascism” in an article in the New York Review of Books in June, 1995. It can be distilled into fourteen points. It’s worth taking a look at these to see just what our society is dealing with when it comes to “alt-right” Neo-Nazis and the ideology they promote. Thanks to […]

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