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Thinking about how familial, inherited land-wealth is a thing that never went away throughout every transition away from feudalism, and how it remains still as the primary method by which the landed bougoise class stores their accumulated wealth

The repercussions of this are insane. Billions of people across the world use YouTube and Google. This unaccountable US mega-corporation (which works closely with the US gov't) is now boasting to the world that it can censor entire countries and languages
koda.dk/about-us/press-release

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The corporate bloodsuckers at Google gave an organization representing Nordic songwriters an ultimatum demanding a nearly 70% reduction in payment for YouTube's use of their music – despite the fact that YouTube’s use of music has increased significantly since the last agreement

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CLAWS UP FOR TRANS RIGHTS. 🦀 PINCH HATE.

…BC Rail used to operate passenger rail from North Vancouver all the way to Prince George!?

What the heck. That's. ,,,,,, Sure, they were using slow, old DMUs, but that's still cool.

Today's music: this fairly large Soviet prog rock playlist I found on YT, apparently.

Masto 2021 prediction 

trudeau [at] masto [dot] liberal [dot] ca admits that Castro is his real dad.

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I would post some cursed thought I had about neoliberal responses to societal problems, but if I do, someone's unironically going to try to implement it, so.

Hello Fediverse, and and especially PeerTube's admins.

After finding Neo-Nazi content on the instance I was using, I realized that far-right groups have created PeerTube instances or use unmoderated instances to share their videos.

This content federates on other instances.

I've created this account to list somewhere theses instances, making it easier to isolate them and their content and protect us.

The list : cryptpad.fr/pad/#/2/pad/view/V

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You can help by reporting instances to this account.

You can follow this account to get update about this list (theses will be under a content warning).

( Inspired by @isolategab )

u know what would make your company more efficient? not having so much money tied up in executive salaries and bonuses

"Can Italian speakers understand classical Latin!?"

Boring. Boring boring boring. I want you to reanimate Julius Caesar and ask him if he can understand Québecois French.

The wide diversity in attitudes towards infosec in furry is interesting to me, TBH. Like, you've got "real name on furry account", "no real name, but you can easily infer who they are", "difficult to infer", "literally no hints as to RL identity"...

Masto 2021 prediction 

trudeau [at] masto [dot] liberal [dot] ca admits that Castro is his real dad.

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You can tell that some of this "how to motorcycle" stuff is (and rightfully so!) written for people who haven't learned how to use pedal bikes, because they make a big deal out of countersteering, but the moment you try to not do that on a pedal bike, you're 300ms away from absolute disaster, ahahahaha.

Try to "steer your handlebars where you want to go" at speed, and, well, good fucking luck!!

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rarf.zone

rarf.zone is a (currently) single-user instance, run by a real catdragon IRL.