Many thanks to @[email protected] for allowing me to use their drawing https://twitter.com/paxiti/status/994615716518158336 as my new userpic!
OK, I am a software engineer? Interested in interpersonal relationships and future and AI and speculative fiction? Unable to create art or to have a physical exercise but able to chat on the internets from the comfort of my couch (which is especially comfortable when my spouse is there)?
The Port that was destroyed in the #BeirutBlast was a main point in distributing food to the country. The wheat silos were destroyed. This is horrific for a country already going through an economic crisis, with many unable to afford food.
#HongKong has begun to ban democrats from election, including: Alvin Yeung, Dennis Kwok, Kwok Ka-ki, Tat Cheng, Lester Shum, Tiffany Yuen, Cheng Chung-tai & Gwyneth Ho. More to follow. https://twitter.com/HongKongFP/status/1288749479332442117
In making the arrests, GovHK & Beijing admit that a teen on Facebook is a challenge to the economic and military capacity of the People's Republic - a country of a 1.3 billion people, 2 million soldiers & 5,000 years of history.
Round-up of reactions: https://twitter.com/HongKongFP/status/1288700190048899073
It begins: Election hopefuls were given 24 hours to respond.
Some candidates who took part in the democratic primary election 2 weeks ago were asked if they would veto the gov't motions if the pro-democracy camp secured a majority. https://twitter.com/HongKongFP/status/1287249960531099648
Feel like this didn’t get ‘picked up’ enough in the news cycle.
So let me repeat THE HELLA RACIST POLICE STOPPED AND SEARCHED 22,000 YOUNG BLACK MEN DURING LOCKDOWN.
This equates to 30% of young Black men in London. Don’t ask us why we’re tired.
A 15 YEAR OLD GIRL HAS BEEN JAILED FOR THE LAST 2 MONTHS FOR NOT DOING HER HOMEWORK. A 15 YEAR OLD GIRL HAS BEEN JAILED FOR THE LAST 2 MONTHS FOR NOT DOING HER HOMEWORK. A 15 YEAR OLD GIRL HAS BEEN JAILED FOR THE LAST 2 MONTHS FOR NOT DOING HER HOMEWORK. https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/1285389052099932165
Did the surgeon general just tell us that the US can’t mandate a nationwide mask order because police are incapable of enforcing it without killing black people?
That is a stunning admission from our national leadership. Absolutely stunning. https://twitter.com/CNN/status/1282661104599146497
I fucking love meme language. I fucking love these modern hieroglyphics. REFERENTIAL LANTUAGE IS SO FASCINATING, THIS IS TOTALLY INCOMPREHENSIBLE TO ANYONE THAT HASNT EXPERIENCED THE ROOTS OF THESE REFERENCES. This is darmok and jalad at tanagra. https://twitter.com/AlexandraErin/status/1282664674857754629
The most metal thing this bar has ever hosted : Hong Kong pro-democratic primaries! #Vote4HK
A staggering 43% of white Harvard students are legacies, athletes, or children of donors, study finds.
Of those, around 75% would have been rejected if not for their special preference.
Over the last 10 years I have had several Hollywood types serious enough about my work to call me up and discuss deals, with both me and my agent. EVERY time I bring up that my signing would be contingent upon a clause like this they vanish like foam atop a wave. https://twitter.com/thetzechun/status/1277047534435938305
Y’all notice a sharp decline in protest videos and content in the last couple weeks? https://twitter.com/joshuapotash/status/1277789201183002627