MLK Jr. on highways: "Everybody in this country lives on welfare. Suburbia was built with federally subsidized credit. And highways that take our white brothers out to the suburbs were built with federally subsidized money to the tune of 90 percent." https://kottke.org/20/01/welfare-vs-subsidies
Love that wikihow's "How to Be a Communist" goes directly from "maybe ride the bus more" to "expropriate the bourgeoisie"
At 7:00am TODAY, polls open in 14 precincts for the House District 60A Special Primary election. Voters cannot vote in the 60A Special Primary at the Early Vote Center today. All 60A voting must happen at your polling place. Find yours here: http://ow.ly/V1H850y0h2X
James Rojas: How Latino Urbanism Is Changing Life in American Neighborhoods https://salud-america.org/james-rojas-how-latino-urbanism-is-changing-life-in-american-neighborhoods/
@densetsu Aff+ rocks and actually has tons of ways to become a member.
Bonus to all of the financial stuff: They have a bike-through lane at the University Ave / branch.
"Most narratives about connectivity -- often pitched by Big Tech -- use slogans like: “Connecting the next billion”, “Bringing access worldwide”, “Connecting the unconnected”, and so on. Those projects are mostly one-size-fits-all. The basic difference to community networks’ approach is that we work within communities’ realities, instead of delivering top-down, ready-made solutions."
-Bruna Zanolli on community networks, https://foundation.mozilla.org/en/blog/why-do-people-communities-need-connectivity/
If you think math is useless, I have two words for you:
Baking And Melting Chocolate Simulations Are Now Possible! 🍫
▶️Full video (ours): https://youtu.be/SIGQSgifs6s
📜Source paper: https://www.math.ucla.edu/~myding/papers/baking_paper_final.pdf
"[I]f you were paying only in sticks of eels, the total cost [of attending Cornell for a year] would run you between... 106,612 – 213,024 eels (either of which represents a number of eels that the Cornell Bursar’s Office is ill-prepared to handle)."
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