The ultimate aim of society should be to make sure that people are not targeted, not harassed, and not murdered because of who they are, where they come from, who they love, or how they pray.
Or more simply, the algorithm:
You can find yourself wondering why you’re seeing this now — or knowing too well why it is so. You can feel amazing and awful — exult in and be repelled by life — in the space of seconds.
Enjoyed a Beauts OT win on Saturday and a Bills ugly win on Sunday. Let’s go Buffalo.
Shady at best, criminal at worst.
Another music nugget: it took me 3 albums but I finally get Angel Olsen. Her new album All Mirrors is simply amazing. I’ve started to re-visit her previous work and am really enjoying most of it now, where I didn’t before… anyone else have this experience with an artist?
SO good. I don’t know how she plays Seventeen every night.
Clairo talks about the story behind Alewife and recording with Rostam. (PSA: suicide is a main subject.)
Extreme weather events, melting arctic ice, and species extinction expose the lie that growth can forever be prioritized over planetary boundaries.
“Fundamentally, it is a business model that is flawed —- capitalism is still functioning on the premise of endless resources.”
Also, endless growth and endless waste. None of which are sustainable. Yes, capitalism has improved the quality of life for many people. It has also left many behind — through inequality, oppression, and overwork.
Between inequality, climate change, and resource depletion something needs to change. I doubt America would ever go for socialism, so I am hoping for some kind of compassionate capitalism that blends elements of capitalism, socialism, and social justice. It’s going to take a bold vision and a lot of work — just hope we’re up for it. Time is running out before huge change is forced upon us by nature.