uspol, economy, relief package
So apparently some companies are trying to put policies in place to reduce employees' pay by the amount provided to employees by the likely soon to be passed federal stimulus package
If you are asked to sign something like this by your employer, tell them you'll sign it after your attorney reviews it
I am not an attorney, but I can tell you it smells like a bullshit tactic and it should not be allowed to happen, so if you have any ability to push back, please do, on behalf of yourself and the many workers who will not be able to push back for whatever reason
hold the fuck on. you're saying that google, the advertising company that pioneered the current wave of extracting as much "harmless" data from everyone as possible in order to more effectively market toothpaste to people based on racial profiling, and exists solely due to profits from said advertising... doesn't value my privacy
Folks, you really need to understand the level of precautions needed to keep healthcare workers safe during this crisis. Look at what the healthcare workers you know are getting: nothing even CLOSE to these steps. But this is what we ACTUALLY KNOW to be effective, based on experience in China. This is where we need to be. Ask yourself why the government is failing at this basic, basic stuff:
Steampunk without commentary on the exploitative machinations of imperialism is not steampunk.
Cyberpunk without commentary on capitalism's efforts to buy the world out from under us is not cyberpunk.
Solarpunk without commentary on how to grow a brighter future for everyone instead of submitting to gloom is not solarpunk.
These three make a trifecta of how capitalism took over, what can happen if it continues, and how to prevent it from doing so. What was, is, and still could be.
While we're all focused on the Corona crisis the US government is quietly pushing an internet #surveillance bill that is aimed at abolishing message encryption:
We should probably pay attention to this and spread awareness even if we are not American: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/03/earn-it-bill-governments-not-so-secret-plan-scan-every-message-online
i have been thinking
i have seen other people do this, but i have a lot of followers for a fediverse account so i am going to do it too. i hope you do not mind
if you're a person who is making less money due to the virus going around, pls reply to this post! i have heard that a lot of people are having a hard time with money right now.
if you have money to spare, pls have a snif around in the replies. in tough times like this it's important for us all to help each other 💕 thank mew
@velexiraptor apropos of nothing but does this remind you of anyone
thinking about things
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