Many inmates suffered from illness and injury from dehydration or chemical exposure. Some even faced violence and legal repercussions for seeking medical help and for asking for clean water to drink. You can hold SCRJ accountable and ensure the basic human rights for inmates if you speak out right now!
do you ever get in those moods where you don’t feel like reading and you don’t feel like being on the internet and you don’t feel like watching a show and you don’t feel like sleeping and you don’t feel like existing in general
there is a word for that feeling in Argentine spanish: fiaca
“To the modern mind, a glitch is an unwanted artifact, a momentary interruption of
expected behavior produced by a faulty system. In an instant it changes the user’s
relationship with that system. A glitch instills suspicion, indicating the system is
unreliable, corrupted, not to be trusted.”—
Last night I finished The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam, a detailed, caustic look back on how the US became involved in an imperial war in Vietnam, written from the proximity of the early 70s. It’s a long but very worthwhile read for both its specific examination of the Kennedy and…
“We need to think very strategically about how to use social media – always remembering that, despite the egalitarianism claimed for social media by capital’s libidinal engineers, that this is currently an enemy territory, dedicated to the reproduction of capital. But this doesn’t mean that we can’t occupy the terrain and start to use it for the purposes of producing class consciousness.”—Mark Fisher, Exiting the Vampire Castle. The North Star.
I’ll probably be there for about a year while Leyla does field research for her dissertation. I’m going to continue freelancing (for organizations anywhere) but I’m also to excited to explore personal projects researching activist tech in Argentina and pursuing climate solidarity work throughout Latin America.
Climate folks, who should I be talking to regarding climate movements in Latin America?
Tech folks, know anyone in Buenos Aires who I should connect with? Anyone in all of Latin America who’s work I should know about?