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Renting, England 

I received this email from the Acorn tenants' union, it's relevant for renters in England:

"The government is running a consultation about introducing a decent homes standard for the private rented sector in England!

Bringing in this standard will improve conditions for millions of households, and will mean that landlords [...] have to make their properties safe, [...] free from disrepair, have reasonable facilities and be a comfortable temperature."


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‘Degrowth’ is a term that is increasingly mobilized by scholars and activists to criticize the hegemony of growth – and a proposal for a radical reorganization of society that leads to a drastic reduction in the use of energy and resources and that is deemed necessary, desirable, and possible. Degrowth starts from the fact – demonstrated by an increasing number of studies – that further economic growth in industrialized countries is unsustainable.


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Turns out that when documentation says, very explicitly, that on error it will return the standard error value ENOBUFS, what it means is that it might return -ENOBUFS, or maybe -EINVAL. So, basically, not what the documentation says. Great, that'd have been nice to know earlier, perhaps even before i had to look into the source code to find out. So, guess there's a report and/or pr to make on Jack2 for this thing that has been a thing for over a decade at this point.

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The VisionFive 2 will be made compatible with many #Linux Operating Systems to include openSUSE! #RISCV is coming up. They are doing a crowdfunding campaign with just a few days left. Check it out at kickstarter.com/projects/starf

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okay so i'm done charging my anti-Lizzie spirit bomb, now it's time to charge my pro-Mermaids spirit bomb

they're appealing the decision to appoint LGB Alliance, whose only goal is be transphobic and make life miserable for British trans people, as a charity, with the help of the Good Law Project

here's a donation link if you want to help charge


like to charge boost to cast etc

Turns out that you also need to drop by robertsspaceindustries.com/pro to actually get in without having to pay - a touch roundabout, but that's all you need (tested out by a friend, thankies!)

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Want to try out Star Citizen for free? Fly about in eight of the game's most popular ships? Sure you do! Use my link here, and check the longer blurb in the attached image to see what's up :) (don't ignore the link, there's the potential for free stuff in it for us both ;) ) robertsspaceindustries.com/enl

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Hey everyone! It's #bandcampfriday again! It's the day that Bandcamp
waives their fees and gives all profits from any sales to the artists!

If you like Synthwave I'd highly recommend you check out my album "In Flux", as well as my other JAMIEvx singles!


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Are there any Netherlands-based artists here who can talk about doing commissions and how taxes work with that? Asking for someone who'll be watching the replies to this thread :) Thank you!

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If your community can't survive without slave labor, it deserves to collapse

"but we NEED slaves" is the most grotesque possible argument for private prisons

RT @JimmyJenkins@twitter.com

Arizona Department of Corrections Director David Shinn just told the state legislature we can't shut down private prisons because too many communities rely on the cheap labor they provide and they would "collapse" without it twitter.com/JimmyJenkins/statu

🐦🔗: twitter.com/JimmyJenkins/statu

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The ninth annual international Gender Census 2022 is now open until 13th August 2022!


It's for anyone whose gender (or lack thereof) isn't described by the M/F binary. It's short and easy, and results are useful in academia, business and self-advocacy.

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RT @happyroadkill@twitter.com

its a bit reductive to say the democrats are just reading poems to a burning building, they’re also paying for the fire’s security detail

🐦🔗: twitter.com/happyroadkill/stat

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Please boost for reach. So, anyone that is working on FOSS projects like web apps, sites, Linux apps, desktop environments, or other user interfaces, please let me know if you want them tested for accessibility. I can do both CLI, web, and GUI testing, and app testing on Android. I'm running Debian (on a ChromeBook but that's not too important), so just give me the name of the package, or the URL of the site or app. I can also do Flatpak!

#a11y #foss #linux #flatpak #accessibility

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If you are in the EU and have not yet heard of this vote. There is a European's citizens Initiative for a Universal Basic Income. This is an EU binding vote. eci.ec.europa.eu/014/public/#/ . There is only 5 days left and over 700,000 votes still needed. Please vote.

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I think at this point, anyone with a conscience is at least a little anti-capitalist.

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Got something to say about KDE? Say it at #Akademy2022! The deadline has been extended until the 19th June.

If you need help to get you started on your talk, check out this article.


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In case you didn't know, I maintain a list of space opera novels by cisgender women, non-binary, and trans authors!

There are hundreds of books to read, and the list is not complete (use the form to suggest missing works)!

Share the resource :) docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d

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Blind commission done for Rhyzak! I'm open for these once more, $75 per character! fill out the form to order:
#dragon #furryart #CommissionsOpen

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