“Every year, chemical pesticides kill no fewer than three million farmers.
Every day, workplace accidents kill no fewer than ten thousand workers.
Every minute, poverty kills no fewer than ten children.
These crimes do not show up on the news. They are, like wars, normal acts of cannibalism.
The criminals are on the loose. No prisons are built for those who rip the guts out of thousands. Prisons are built as public housing for the poor.
More than two centuries ago, Thomas Paine wondered:
‘Why is it that scarcely any are executed but the poor?'”
– Eduardo Galeano
WHERE ARE THE POOR PEOPLES’ SECRET POLICE!?
when cartoons were cool — >”functioning as a Rorschach test”
self-censorship ~~~ “left me feeling a bit homeless”
“the hope is that there will be more pencils in the future”
“They ignore the fact that the vast majority of those who encrypt technology do so in an honest attempt to protect sensitive data, such as financial records.
What would Thomas Jefferson have said about all this? I suspect he would have said it in code.”
“truth is the relatedness of facts”
grist for the millstone – the big squeeze – capitalism. monopoly. plutocracy. wage slavery. low wages, high rent.