Newsletter #179: Oh No Someone Hacked Parler

Hello Recompilers,

For updates about the Portland protests, Audrey is still maintaining a blog about what’s going on there.


So much is happening, all at once, that it’s easy for my brain to lose track of it all. Was it really only a week or so ago that people stormed the Capitol? Did 2020 even happen? I do know that someone hacked terabytes of video from Parler and released them, and it’s honestly the first time I’ve heard the pronouns she and her used for a high profile hack. I know that gig workers are being excluded from priority vaccine lists and that Amazon is trying to prevent workers from collective bargaining.

I also know that, well, we’re all preppers now. In this article I lay out what I’ve learned about how to get involved in individual and community preparedness while eschewing both the bunker mentality and the rugged frontiersman mentality.


Ologies: Vaccine Infodemiology (COVID-19 IMMUNITY) with Jessica Malaty Rivera
On this episode host Allie Ward asks questions about how exactly the vaccines work and how distribution is going.

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Tea and Anarchy

Ian Coldwater and Alice Goldfuss speak on Arrested DevOps


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This newsletter compiled by Margaret Killjoy (@magpiekilljoy). Margaret is an author, activist, and musician based in Appalachia. Her most recent book series is the Danielle Cain novella series, which starts with The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion.

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