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So I walk into a local middle school and it looks like things are going well.

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But again - not classics. Looking for very recent work in this vein (2010 at earliest). Where are writers going with this nowadays? What's still selling that has this kind of mood?

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another new #Introduction (new link)

#Languagetransfer is creating free language courses.

This is an unofficial account (with the consent of the creator.)

The best way to experience the methodology is to tune into one of the existing courses:

languagetransfer.org/free-cour (just listen to the first 4 tracks of any course and enjoy!)

#Spanish
#French
#Italian
#Swahili
#German
#Arabic
#Turkish
#Greek

and

#Ingles (para hisbanoablantes)

Have fun!

#LT #language #learning #audio #course #podcast

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I'm editing my second novel (thanks for my editor for the comments), and to get into the mood I'm listening the unofficial soundtrack of this book.

I want to share it with you, too, because it's... it's just... I can't...

Well, see for yourself.

youtube.com/watch?v=tYlythICYq

#mastoradio

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#introduction!

I'm white, nonbinary, autistic and neurodivergent, and recently married, currently living on land stolen from the Miami. I'm trying to get out of a marketing career now that I've realized how deeply unethical marketing is, but I still need money to live in this capitalist hellscape so I'm still doing that while trying to find something else.

I've only been a leftist for a little over a year, so I'm not always up on the theory, but I'm trying to learn. I'm trying to move things from theory into actual action, but I'm broke and chronically ill so I feel limited in what I can do. I'm personally interested in gardening, sewing and fibercrafts, and creating community resources. I work best in a support role - I would be overwhelmed and anxious in a protest, but I'd be happy to cook food and bring it to the protesters.

If you have any recommendations for who to follow on here, please let me know! I'm new and trying to fill up my feed.

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I want to write a free, copyleft book about how to thrive on low income in the USA, because all the books on personal finance give advice like "don't buy a latte every day," instead of "first, get your staples at the food bank, and *then* any other food via food stamps."

I've been writing an outline, and I need more sources. What books and links can you tell me about that are like more the food stamp example? (And please retoot!)

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science recommends spending at least ten minutes a day whispering praise and/or secrets into the ears of a cat

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knitting is coding

sorry i don’t make the rules

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I've been teaching myself to think in Metric so I can associate things like Celsius and kmh and m/s with actual "This is what it feels like" memories. Especially while biking.

8 m/s wind gusts? Totally doable.

28C? Better wear riding shorts.

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I bike in part BECAUSE of the extra time involved, not despite it. It’s a recovering of time and life. It’s an oppressive and commercial culture that encourages us to rush and hurry and stress out about getting somewhere fast, usually to our jobs or to be consumers.

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So I'm going to a local meeting tonight about climate crisis resiliency and so i went through the IPCC Summary for Policy Makers and translated the key points into regular people language:

We're in for between 0.8 to 1.2 C warming, and will pass 1.5 C if we don't do something.

Old emissions are gonna have effects for a long long time.

Staying below 1.5 would be less-bad than going above it. But honestly still pretty bad.

Approaching 1.5 is still gonna drastically change our lives. 1/x

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Our latest episode of #ArchaeoAnimals is now live! We talk about chickens, why they’re so fascinating in the archaeological record, and then possible ruin our own integrity with bad chicken jokes.

Download wherever you get your podcasts or listen at our website: archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/

#archaeology #zooarchaeology #podernfamily #podcasts #animalbones #bones

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Well, I officially expressed to Purism that I no longer want to continue my contract work at Purism today. Now I need to figure out where to go from here.
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The website for the Minneapolis Transportation Action Plan now has a map for you to leave your comments.

go.minneapolismn.gov/commentma

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can anyone recommend an introductory level botany textbook?

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