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In reply to: Reply: Return of the Jwwwedi

But I don’t know if the Web—or the digital rights movement or Occupy or meme culture or whatever your personal fancy is—will ever be retaken. There’s space for an underground now—which is good enough for me. Perhaps better than trying to fit all of mainstream society in. And maybe social networks can stay—as a kind of fly paper

Queer the web.

In reply to: Universal Basic Mobility Is a Human Right - CityLab

Universal Basic Mobility would be a system of partnerships and/or policies that provide a minimum level of mobility to all members of society. An isolated, static population is unhealthy, unproductive and unhappy. A mobile population is economically, culturally, and socially dynamic.

My son is 2.5 years old. At this point I’m not worried about the quality of education he’ll receive, the educational philosophy of his school, or anything of that sort. I’m worried if he’ll be murdered at school.

In reply to: THE UNBEARABLE SADNESS OF TOAST

For Berger, the toaster is a depressing ruse, a mechanized way to cover up the demise of American bread and even American diversity.

In reply to: Japan’s Prisons Are a Haven for Elderly Women - Bloomberg

The imagery that accompanies this article is haunting, and beautiful. Each photo reminds me of the closing shot of a film — where a character we’ve gotten to know is in frame, but turned away. The movie is over. This story is over. Mine isn’t.