“Make it a green peace!” was first uttered, in Vancouver, 1970. It's now been 50 years since #Greenpeace was founded.
"In the long run, whatever it promises, colonial militarism can’t control nationalism, fascism, or fundamentalism - it only gives them a justification to recruit."
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?
"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."
"Specific EU action against violent left-wing and anarchist extremism and terrorism" https://www.statewatch.org/media/2554/eu-council-violent-left-wing-extremism-discussion-paper-10180-21.pdf
“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 http://privacyinternational.org/long-read/4350/anytime-and-anywhere-vaccination-passports-immunity-certificates-and-permanent
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 #RMS, 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 #FSF to step down and for RMS to be removed from all leadership positions.”
“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 #Bitcoin is.”
"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 #ClimateChange
– have informative descriptions like ”doesn’t contain milk”
– use the same packaging as dairy products (eg. cartons)
– explaining the climate impact of food
We are very close to have the first hunger strike dead in #Greece. First one in Europe after 40 years (during Thatcher).
The most conservative and authoritative government of recent history, chooses revenge over justice.
🌍 Greenpeace Web Tech Lead
🐧 FSFE GA member
👾 Cryptoparty Athens agent
🔧 LibreOps member
a mastodon instance run by LibreOps