"In the long run, whatever it promises, colonial militarism can’t control nationalism, fascism, or fundamentalism - it only gives them a justification to recruit."

crimethinc.com/2021/08/16/afgh

Greece is burning...

Thanks to decades following the dogma of eternal economic growth we managed to change the climate globally.

People in Greece are facing one of the hottest summers in years.

At the same time, neoliberalism and austerity policies marked as "waste of money" any reasonable investment in people, knowledge and technology to prevent or effectively tackle wildfires. Forests have always been an unprofitable "business", why should we care after all?

#greece #wildfires

"the unavioidable reality of climate change", said the Greek PM, while issuing permits for fossil fuel drilling.

"trees regrow", while allowing industrial investments in Natura regions.

"houses can be rebuilt", owner of 36 properties.

"In some ways this is a story about how I began to learn that law enforcement is there to protect some specific people (and companies), and not the general public as I imagined."

kylemcdonald.net/psac/

This is how (Greek) banks are implementing "3-D Secure". A pop-up asking you to enter your e-banking credentials, with no way to verify that is actually coming from the bank. @winbank_tweets in this case.

Interesting how "3-D secure" made phishing attacks easier than ever 🤦‍♂️

“Until everyone has access to an effective vaccine, any system requiring a passport for entry or service will be unfair. The vaccine is a public health exercise and must not be a new discriminator”

⁦@privacyint⁩ on Vaccination passports/certificates privacyinternational.org/long-

After 18 years with the Free Software Foundation, I've decided to resign my position as executive director, effective at the end of a transition period. We'll be sharing further details, including information about that transition, and a few more words, in the coming days. It's been a humbling honor to serve this institution, and to work alongside the FSF's staff, members, and volunteers over the years. The current staff deserve your full confidence and support -- they certainly have mine.

“Richard M. Stallman, frequently known as , has been a dangerous force in the free software community for a long time. He has shown himself to be misogynist, ableist, and transphobic, among other serious accusations of impropriety. We, the undersigned, ask for the entire Board of the to step down and for RMS to be removed from all leadership positions.”

rms-open-letter.github.io/

RT @elupaki
Κοπεγχάγη σήμερα: "End police brutality in Greece and every where!"

“The Venn circles of Silicon Valley tech folks, libertarians, finance bros and oil and gas bros all seem to meet centrally at whatever the hell is.”

ketanjoshi.co/2021/03/11/bitco

"it seems essential that a tech service or system is considered reliable, not only if it satisfies the client on the short term, but also if it doesn’t contribute to jeopardize the client’s future."

SRE methods and

bpetit.nce.re/2021/03/sre-meth

"When you look at yourself in the mirror,
I hope you see yourself, your own strength.
Not one of the myths. Not a failed man,
a person who can never succeed because success is basically defined as being male."
~Ursula K. Le Guin

youtube.com/watch?v=YLUc2yi5ER

"Borders. Borders. Borders.
On Evros wall, on Aegean bottom,
lies every European's security."


Syntagma Sq.

🎥 @ThePressProject

is considering new plans to ban dairy from:

– have informative descriptions like ”doesn’t contain milk”
– use the same packaging as dairy products (eg. cartons)
– explaining the climate impact of food

oatly.com/int/stop-plant-based

We are very close to have the first hunger strike dead in . First one in Europe after 40 years (during Thatcher).

The most conservative and authoritative government of recent history, chooses revenge over justice.

crimethinc.com/2021/02/25/gree

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