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The answer might surprise you!
My name's Avery! I'm a Trans Girl living around the Boston area in the US.
I do metalworking and build engines, I play a lot of D&D and board games, and I cook a bunch of different foods!
Welcome new people of Mastodon!
Or just Hi to anybody who already follows me or see this as my Pinned Toot.
islamophobia seen on the internet
“It’s a sentiment that might sound a bit bigoted out of context but why the fuck do they come to live somewhere and be annoyed with the way they have lived for centuries?“
this was written about Muslims, in france. the country that, y’know, participated in colonizing the fucking world
Walmart and looting
The Waltons are the richest family on earth.
Walmart is the world's largest company on earth in terms of revenue
Walmart has paid out billions in wage theft lawsuits
Walmart routinely busts unions
Walmart costs billions out of the public wealth in terms of food stamps and health benefits bc they don't pay workers what they earn
Cities give Walmarts millions in incentives to move in
They've stolen more than could ever be looted
covid19 aerosol transmission
"A room, a bar and a classroom: how the coronavirus is spread through the air.
Here is an overview of the likelihood of infection in three everyday scenarios, based on the safety measures used and the length of exposure":
slavery, concentration camps, border camps
do ppl just not realize that there has never been a period of american history in which there wasn't a massive population of racial prisoners in concentration camps, prisons, or enslaved? the state's practice of racialized violence literally has not changed on a fundamental, structural level in 400 years. detention camps, internment camps, the prison industrial complex. these are all the "afterlives of slavery" (saidiya hartman)
the 2020 comedy wildlife photo award winners have been named, and Terry the Turtle really sums up 2020.
Life Posting, Food Pics, Cute Cats!
Machinist • Tabletop Games • Cooking
Occasionally an Anxious Wreck
🍹🌴 a smol island in the sun 🌴🍹