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Friday, 31 July 2020

DHS compiled ‘intelligence reports’ on journalists who published leaked documents

quote [ “Baseball cards” of arrested protesters to try to understand their motivations and plans. Historically, military and intelligence officials have used such cards for biographical dossiers of suspected terrorists, including those targeted in lethal drone strikes. ]

Wow that's fucked up. We're living in a temporary dictatorship at this point.

[SFW] [dystopian violence]
[by lilmookieesquire@10:41amGMT] [7 comments]

Monday, 20 July 2020

Ivanka Trump’s ‘let them eat cake’ economics

quote [ The First Daughter channels Marie Antoinette as she lectures unemployed Americans ]

I posted this mostly for the thumb

[SFW] [history] [+2]
[by lilmookieesquire@7:47amGMT] [5 comments]

Saturday, 18 July 2020

Oregon Sues Federal Agencies For Grabbing Up Protesters Off The Streets

quote [ The state could also pursue criminal charges against an agent who seriously injured a demonstrator. ]

Thank goodness there's at least some state pushback?

[SFW] [politics] [+3 Good]
[by lilmookieesquire@9:41pmGMT] [8 comments]

Sunday, 28 June 2020

In Mexico City, the Coronavirus Is Bringing Back Aztec-Era ‘Floating Gardens’

quote [ Business is booming for farmers who plant on man-made islands. ]

This was an interesting article about floating farms.
[SFW] [food & drink]
[by lilmookieesquire@7:24pmGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 8 June 2020

Fully Automated Luxury Gay Space Communism

quote [ Consider this article as a launch pad and a full tank of ideological powdered aluminum to rocket your mind into a radical future – radical in the sense of favoring drastic political, economic, and social reforms, but also radical as in totally flipping sweet. ]

Was reading this and I thought it was fairly interesting so far
[SFW] [science & technology] [+4]
[by lilmookieesquire@4:52pmGMT] [2 comments]



Friday, 15 May 2020

Spiders Can Fly Hundreds of Miles Using Electricity

quote [ Scientists are finally starting to understand the centuries-old mystery of “ballooning.” ]

Wish they had this in LOTR

[SFW] [science & technology] [+3 Interesting]
[by lilmookieesquire@11:33pmGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 10 May 2020

The Coronavirus Was an Emergency Until Trump Found Out Who Was Dying

quote [ Although the full picture remains unclear, researchers have found that disproportionately black counties “account for more than half of coronavirus cases and nearly 60 percent of deaths.”* The disproportionate burden that black and Latino Americans are bearing is in part a direct result of their overrepresentation in professions where they risk exposure... ]

Another feel good article! Atlantic has a paywall, so article in extended.

[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+4]
[by lilmookieesquire@7:20amGMT] [2 comments]

Friday, 3 April 2020

Amazon executives privately insulted a warehouse worker, then attacked him on Twitter

quote [ The worker helped plan an NYC warehouse strike ]

interesting look into union busting

[SFW] [Big Brother] [+2]
[by lilmookieesquire@3:13amGMT] [2 comments]

Agent USA gameplay (PC Game, 1984)

quote [ Gameplay for Agent USA, Dos PC game produced by Scholastic in 1984 - http://www.squakenet.com/download/agent-usa/5379/ Wandering around looking for a fuzzbom... ]

I just nostalgia hard about this game that taught me the importance of virus spread when I was a wee kiddo

It’s called agent USA

[SFW] [games] [+1 Underrated]
[by lilmookieesquire@2:11amGMT] [2 comments]

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Alpine ice sheds light on medieval murder

quote [ Ancient air pollution, trapped in ice, reveals details about life and death in 12th Century Britain. ]

In a study, scientists have found traces of lead, transported on the winds from British mines that operated in the late 1100s.
Air pollution from lead in this time period was as bad as during the industrial revolution centuries later.
The pollution also sheds light on a notorious murder of the medieval era; the killing of Thomas Becket.

[SFW] [science & technology] [+3 Interesting]
[by lilmookieesquire@8:24pmGMT] [0 comments]



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