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Opposed to a large extent to oppression, animated by a powerful breath of liberty, and proclaiming liberty as their essential purpose, why did these revolutions go down under a new dictatorship, exercised by a new dominating and privileged group, in a new slavery for the mass of the people involved? What will be the conditions which will permit a revolution to avoid this sad end? - Voline, The Unknown Revolution

Thailand Junta v political parties Show more

Suspenden el primer matrimonio homosexual en Costa Rica tras la prohibición del Consejo Notarial, a pesar de lo que dicta la ley.

Iran regime change agenda Show more

BrExit woes Show more

China, New World Order Show more

Environment, China, good news Show more

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@kurtm on point #2: certain people and groups of people would love nothing more than for us to tune out because the news is so bad/fake/depressing/confusing/useless. The president’s entire media strategy is based on this strategy. #gaslighting #posttruth

Pope, Catholicism, sexual abuse Show more

Thailand, protest v Junta Show more

Ireland, transgender health care Show more

Transgender health care in Wales Show more

2nd Women's March takes place in cities across the US, excoriating Trump administration policies, and denouncing the culture of sexual harassment and abuse. Half a million in Los Angeles, 100s of 1000s in many cities

Afghanistan, Taliban Show more

Ireland, Sinn Fein, women in charge Show more

Turkey, Syria war Show more

I'm at liberty to sleep in, but when we are at the farm, I get up with the roosters 😀

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In short, I wish more people had empathy for open-source maintainers and tried to understand things from their point of view. I wrote this post to try to articulate my own feelings as I began to spiral towards my own burnout:

After I wrote that post, I was contacted by dozens of open-source maintainers who told me I captured exactly how they felt. So hopefully it stands as a good insight for anyone trying to understand the mind of an open-source maintainer.

Another delay for Thailand's election Show more

: Times Literary Supplement on the revolutionary ideas of Thomas Kuhn, paradigm shifts and his legacy in the present time