john pavlovitz – Stuff That Needs To Be Said

“White people especially need to name racism in this hour, because somewhere in that crowd of sweaty, dead-eyed, raw throated white men—are our brothers and cousins and husbands and fathers and children; those we go to church with and see at Little League and in our neighborhoods. They need to be made accountable by those they deem their “own kind.” They need to know that this is not who we are, that we don’t bless or support or respect this. They need white faces speaking directly into their white faces, loudly on behalf of love.”
From the article: Stuff That Needs To Be Said

Elon Musk: AI more concerning than North Korea

Hm. I’m thinking we should probably listen to this guy. Seems to know his stuff.
From the article: © Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday said that people should be more concerned with Artificial Intelligence (AI) than the risk posed by escalating tensions with North Korea.”If you’re not concerned about AI safety, you should be. Vastly more risk than North Korea,” Musk tweeted on Friday.  I…

Long Beach Zine Fest
From the article: LA Weekly with a great story on the voices we’re trying to amplify as well as one of our zinesters Valerie J. Bower, and our Latinx Zine Culture panel. Come find Valerie and check out our panels at Long Beach Zine Fest 2017 August 6th. #thefutureisfolded

Reince Priebus admits Trump administration has looked into changing the First Amendment

sooooo yeah. this is less of a slippery slope and more of a slippery cliff.
From the article: White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus admitted during a Sunday morning interview with ABC’s Jonathan Karl that the Trump administration has “looked at” a constitutional amendment to free speech protections. Karl sought to clarify President Trump’s tweet that “the failing New York Times has disgr…