Somewhere over a million Americans will be climate refugees between the wildfires and superstorms that have already hit in 2020, and nearly every coming year of our lives will be *worse*. Those in charge of response are incompetent & in denial. This issue alone should compel us.— Anil Dash (@anildash) September 14, 2020
Habituation to Horror by Anne Helen Petersen
Somewhat depressing, but keep reading. There is a plan in here for the way forward.
We don’t have to acclimate to dystopia. We don’t have to compartmentalism horror. We can recognize this moment.
During an internal presentation, Facebook debuted a feature for its workplace chat product allowing employers to remove & block specific topics that are trending in office chats. The topic chosen in the demonstration was “unionize,” the Intercept reports.
Leaderless Activism is Empowered and Emperiled by Social Media "The absence of organized leadership does not mean the movements — from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street to Black Lives Matter — are rudderless." - John Eligon and Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura VIA NYT The protests happening around my neighborhood in the past few days have been, to all appearances, leaderless. But they must have had someone to start them.