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I posted this on my old .social account but I am still "relating strongly to brian wilson's powerful depressed thot/lifestyle gemini/milkshake goth looks"

everyone thinks they're pretty smart until they try and use a shower that isnt theirs

Free Labor vs Consulting, "career," asd things 

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Free Labor vs Consulting, "career," asd things 

My American friends and family: So what's halloween like over there
Me, after eating a whole package of funsize British chocolates: Curly Wurly is Diet Chomp
My American friends and family: What's happened to her... she's speaking in tongues

Today is a nice day so far!! I received my pre-settled status officially (finally) and got some very cool goodies for supporting The Pink Peacock's gofundme

"...And you begin to think that if you make a bargain with the state to sustain and subsidize your reproductive order, and the natural hierarchy of inequalities that exist within it, then you can live with it. You start to believe that if you could just stabilize the family or protect your culture or community from predatory outside forces then you would be resisting capitalism. What I am trying to argue in the book is that these bargains are part of the system we call “capitalist,” they are not outside, and that we need to understand the reassertion and relegitimation of reproductive order as one of the ways in which specific divisions of labor and specific regimes of accumulation are stabilized." God this is just... so incredibly clear and obvious!

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"I think these sentiments are popular because they feel good. What I’m suggesting is that there is no false consciousness here. Perhaps the easiest way to critique some kind of dominant reproductive order is to latch onto an alternative one. It’s the easiest way out, psychologically and politically, and it facilitates political bargains with people who might otherwise find you suspect. The easiest way for any one class of workers to “resist capitalism” is to do something less ambitious – to assert a claim to special protections vis-a-vis other classes of workers by appealing to some imagined prior order of social reproduction, sometimes the nation or the race, sometimes, at a more intimate level, the family. Once you have made that move, you begin to think that what is wrong with capitalism is not the fact that it generates and feeds off all kinds of inequalities, but the fact that it threatens your favorite reproductive order. So capitalism is bad because it destroys the family, or nation or community..."

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Crazy interesting to come across this interview from 2018 that seems to be speaking directly to every type of rose emoji guy I have blocked.

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"...This is a recurrent position on the left, although it can reshuffle itself in all kinds of ways. I think this is what people are getting at sometimes when they critique “identity politics” on the left and I’m sure I’ve used the term in this way, to refer to a kind of reproductive communitarianism. But the term “identity politics” is misleading and seems to suggest that only minorities can be afflicted whereas reproductive communitarianism very obviously takes majoritarian and minoritarian forms." - viewpointmag.com/2018/03/19/fa

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"I think a lot of organized left wing politics entails some kind of attachment to reproductive order. It might be the working class family or left nationalism or some kind of ethnic/cultural/racial nationalism or minority fundamentalism. It might be a kind of queer nationalism that makes all kinds of trade offs with white militarism and imperialism. The investment might be upfront and personal or it might express itself by proxy – someone who can spin a radical critique of white nationalism or homonationalism might have no problems romanticizing third world nationalism or religious fundamentalism if it can be rationalized as anti-imperialist. It might be a kind of reproductive maternalism that presents itself as anti-patriarchal but positions women as the guardians of nature or the earth or something called social reproduction..."

Not Going Back To Normal is a group project by disabled Scottish artists and writers. After months of work it's finally online (a book will follow later this year). I'm really thrilled to have work in it and looking forward to reading *everything* in it. notgoingbacktonormal.com/

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Wrote about MOON finally and how it really made me think about how, ostensibly, we see videogames as an art form but the way that we talk about them doesn't show confidence in that notion. Moon is very confident. emreed.net/moonrpg.html

stop the deportation of Osime Brown 

Piracy help cont. 

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Piracy help 

cool thing for webring management 

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