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**‘All the trees have died’: Iraqis face intensifying water crisis**

"Iraqis struggle to cope with depleted water resources, exacerbated by climate change and disputes with neighbours."

aljazeera.com/news/2021/11/5/a

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Here is a graph showing the success of all the global CO2 reduction initiatives

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**Climate change and human error shrivel Greek agriculture**

"Climate change is now compounding decades of water mismanagement and unsustainable farming practices."

aljazeera.com/news/2021/10/28/

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**Israel approves about 3,000 settler homes in occupied West Bank**

"Palestinian Authority rejects Israel's decision, urges international community to take 'decisive stance'."

aljazeera.com/news/2021/10/28/

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I used to think I was a pacifist & against the death penalty but I realized recently that I support the death penalty (only) for corruption, particularly among so-called public servants. As we face ecological collapse and mass extinction, I view it now as a crucial evolutionary mechanism.

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**Fossil fuel producers’ plans far exceed 1.5C climate target**

"UNEP's Production Gap report finds countries plan to produce some 110 percent more fossil fuels in 2030."

aljazeera.com/news/2021/10/20/

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So I just watched the #AppleEvent

The new MacBook Pro is a phenomenal device.

Will I buy one?

Hell no.

Why not?

Because Apple is planning on fundamentally violating our privacy by implementing client-side scanning.

So I no longer trust them.

#apple #privacy

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Dear fellow European software engineers,

Don’t. Just don’t. How much can they pay you to better enslave humanity by helping them improve their panopticon? No amount is worth having to live with this complicity.

inkl.com/a/wEPGXqIqZXq

#facebook #surveillanceCapitalism

Data privacy isn't just an issue for individuals - it's an issue for exploited/oppressed nations. Nations (independent & occupied) have the right to live without foreign drone surveillance.

antiwar.com/blog/2021/10/14/no

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**Settler attacks wreak havoc on Palestinians during olive harvest**

"Israeli settlers are committing violent, daily attacks against Palestinians harvesting their olive trees for the season."

aljazeera.com/news/2021/10/17/

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Hi! I'm an MA candidate studying Science & Technology Studies. I might toot about data/AI policy, anarchy, and the impending climate apocalypse. I'm married w/ 2 kids & 3 dogs. I have a blue belt in BJJ.

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