I have automated cross-platform posting set up, so you'll occasionally see links to centralised commercial social media platforms in my toots. But this isn't just another channel for me: I'm active here, like it here, and if you interact with me here, I'll respond here.
Moreover, once the Fediverse has a bit more critical mass, I plan to "reverse the polarity" so that this is the point of origin for my cross-platform posts. But so far most of the people I want to tag in stuff aren't here yet. 🤔
Lazyweb: if I want to sell shirt designs, and I’d like it to be a teespring-like thing where the shirt won’t wear through in 3 months, the material isn’t sourced from somebody dumping trash in the ocean or working meth-addled children through 17 hour days and everyone involved is making something approximating a living wage, what shirt vendor do I want?
Calling all Kiwi educators. Join us for our inaugural #OER symposium. Registrations now open: https://oer.nz/coep19 #highereducation For more info: https://coep.nz/2019/10/04/registration-opens-for-national-symposium/
Bad news from Belinder Odek of meddlesome government from #Kenya. #econdev http://libel.iflry.com/2017/09/kenyas-government-should-leave-betting-firms-a-lone/
I'm very grateful for having had the opportunity recently to discuss New World University on The Score with Rick Sincere. https://lnkd.in/eJjzAxp
Apparently the best way to approach climate change is to make everyone hate you and to have a million cars idle needlessly all morning? Who knew! https://dcist.com/story/19/09/12/climate-activists-plan-to-bring-traffic-to-a-standstill-in-d-c/
It's not about who's nicer, it just means that Republicans think that Williamson being in the spotlight helps Republicans, and Democrats think it hurts Democrats. In politics, self-interest is king. https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/461058-marianne-williamson-what-does-it-say-that-the-conservatives-are-nicer-to-me
Of possible interest to D.C.-area libertarians and others. #brexit https://www.csis.org/events/european-economic-area-and-european-free-trade-association-different-approach-trade-and-post
The opposite of love isn't hatred, it's indifference.
Similarly, if you're doing things just because you think that's what politicians don't want, you're still controlled by them, whether that's eating steak, or using plastic straws, or not wearing... https://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_5d73c962e4b0fde50c2740cd?utm_campaign=hp_fb_pages&utm_source=main_fb&ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063&utm_medium=facebook§ion=politics&guccounter=1
Captain Kirk explains how the rules of the UK Parliament work. https://youtu.be/v77SF4TFUoM
I don't usually look forward to TV, but I'm totally watching PMQs this Wednesday! #Brexit
#25thAmmendmentNow is trending, which shows that it's not only deplorables who can't spell. 🙄
The problem isn't that people wrongly believe that "it can't happen here", the problem is that a lot of people simply don't care, and even want it to. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/20/the-us-wont-vaccinate-migrant-children-against-the-flu-at-border-camps.html?__source=sharebar%7Ctwitter&par=sharebar
How One Entrepreneur Is Waging War on Poverty in Africa | Brittany Hunter https://fee.org/articles/how-one-entrepreneur-is-waging-war-on-poverty-in-africa/?utm_source=zapier