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Hours after @VICENews announced interview with army veteran Michael Reinoehl, where he made his case that he acted in self-defense against violent far-Right protesters invading #Portland - Reinoehl was killed by a U.S. Marshals task force outside #Olympia. vice.com/en_us/article/…
On Aug 29th, hundreds of highly armed Trump/far-Right groups converged outside of #Portland and decided to go into the Downtown. Attendees were encouraged to conceal carry firearms. Police allowed the caravan into #Portland, focused on counter-protesters.
Among the massive caravan where supporters of the pan-far-Right group Patriot Prayer, a street fighting formation allied with the Proud Boys that frequently attracts open neo-Nazis + white nationalists. The group's main goal is to attack the Left. itsgoingdown.org/unite-the-righ…
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.@tracybeanz We are sharing the following from a comment on another thread:

While everyone is under the "stay home, stay safe" order, #Washington #GovernorJayInslee on March 31 signed the first US state law that implements use of facial recognition technology on street corners.
.@threadreaderapp unroll. Author of bill cites #lawenforcement purposes. Police not in favor of system; same w/ many citizens. But due to these "orders", we are not able to protest unconstitutional bills and laws. Just like citizens in Hong Kong, we are on virtual house arrest.
So who was the biggest lobbier of this bill? You guessed it! Microsoft. Who owned Microsoft? Bill Gates, who has been a public figure in the whole coronavirus issue.
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The years 2015-2020 have revealed an insidious disregard for the #female category by #OlympicGames @olympics executives and their corporate sponsors.
Male (XY) 🧬athletes now allowed into XX events.
Time to take stock re #women’s #sports.
Where did we begin?
Where are we going?
Our story begins in the Egyptian Middle Kingdom (2000 B.C.)
Forms of women’s competition were somewhat different than we experience in 2020 A.D.
Contests revolved around two key aspects of #Egyptian life:
1. Food acquisition- #hunting & #fishing
2. Entertaining - #acrobatics
True #sports for women really began in Ancient Greece during the Classical period (400 B.C.). Unmarried girls had their own private competitions - also at Olympia every 4years.
These were separate from the men’s games.
The festivals were held in honour of Hera, wife of Zeus.
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Weil so viele Menschen zu @12062020olympia laut werden, viel Bestärkung aber auch Kritik im Raum steht:
Ein #Olympia-Thread. ⬇️
1 I In Zeiten wo soo viele Leute Lust auf Politik haben, auf die Straße gehen, sich organisieren und Zukünfte gestalten wollen - die Regierung aber regelrecht stagniert, wollen wir neue Räume schaffen, für Menschen, Inhalte, Wissenschaft und große Visionen. Daher Olympia.
2 I Warum Crowdfunding? Für ein Townhall in nie da gewesener Größe braucht es einen Raum, der groß genug und infrastrukturell gut ausgestattet ist. Und weil man sich frei machen möchte von Sponsoring etc., weil das ganze eben non-Profit sein soll, läuft dazu ein Crowdfunding.
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📢 ATTENTION ALL WASHINGTON STATE FOLLOWERS & RESISTERS 📢

If anyone is interested in join me in getting local groups/organizations together as well as yourselves (also if someone is in one of the local groups that will be a plus) follow my local group page here 👇
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@HazSeattle or my Facebook group. Same name HazSeattle #EmpireResists. These are for useful information and events plus more. Now once I get a decent number of you joining thats including my Facebook group; I will be finding place where we all can get together and...
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Get to know each other. Have an idea session of whats the best approach to doing an sustained mass march locally. Even if we do it one day a week. I've seen other states do it every weekend. Also we can organize together.. get others involved. Businesses.. things like that
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Today is the 1st day of #BlackMaternalHealthWeek! We <3 all the Black moms out there, so we're going to shed light on some healthcare issues Black women may experience during childbirth, along with ways to take action to ensure they're given the respect + humanity they deserve.
Black maternal mortality & morbidity rates are some of the most urgent health issues in our country, regardless of income level or social status. Black women in every socioeconomic status are impacted by maternal mortality & morbidity. #BlackMaternalHealthWeek
For instance, superstar @serenawilliams — best athlete in the world, sister, daughter, and mom — nearly died during the birth of her daughter #Olympia. When she told doctors something was wrong, they didn’t believe her. mother.ly/news/serena-wi… #BlackMaternalHealthWeek
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