Work at Google. Work at Facebook. Work at Palantir. Heck, work at Phillip Morris or Exxon Mobil or Halliburton. But don’t you dare be proud of it. And don’t you dare tell me you’re working to bring about a better world for everyday people. Don’t you fucking even dare.

RT @gabriel_zucman
Case studies are useful, essential even. Statistics tell the full story.

Really hoping to hear the @nuggets will be donating proceeds from their social justice jersey sales! Ready to rep Denver with that sweet rainbow skyline. @NBA

Look at the mask use. I was in Korea when this thing kicked off and this was my normal youtu.be/lqj7l0Xk0Ho

Coming back to the USA and watching us stand maskless on the train tracks yelling “tracks have nothing to do with where trains go!” as the light kept getting closer and brighter was one of the most infuriating experiences of my life. Now they’ve beaten 3 nearly impossible-to-beat outbreaks and we’re spiraling down the drain

RT @ABCLiz@twitter.com

Driving across the Golden Gate Bridge at 9:20 IN THE MORNING.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/ABCLiz/status/1303

RT @RanuDhillon
Global health (as we've known it) is dead

From past work with Senegal's govt, this isn't surprising but still impressive to see

* <24 hr test turnaround
* universal masking
* supported isolation of all positives
* transparent data
* clear response plan

usatoday.com/story/news/world/

Dolly Parton's support of BLM and her actions always sound so practical. I kind of love it.
In talking about renaming an attraction at Dollyworld she goes

When they said ‘Dixie’ was an offensive word, I thought, ‘Well, I don’t want to offend anybody. This is a business. We’ll just call it The Stampede.’ As soon as you realize that [something] is a problem, you should fix it. Don’t be a dumbass. That’s where my heart is. I would never dream of hurting anybody on purpose.

I love her.

In case anyone is confused, statues depicting a person are a celebration of that person, not a history textbook.

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Baby is teething so I've been failing to keep up with the news lately. I'll say this. According to my mom's research into our family history, my family owned slaves. We are richer than we should be today because we stole some people's whole lives and futures from them, and then put in place a system to treat our victims like they owed us.

**Interpellation brutale de Gabriel D., 14 ans : deux versions s’opposent**

"Le jeune garçon affirme avoir été frappé à coups de pied au visage par un ou deux policiers. Ces derniers plaident « l’accident » et racontent que l’un d’eux a « peut-être » trébuché sur lui. Deux plaintes ont été d…"

lemonde.fr/societe/article/202

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