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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.

Tracking Facebook:

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

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.

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