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#Griveaux : Hello. Ce mercredi, on est devant la 14e chambre du tribunal judiciaire de Paris pour suivre le procès de cinq "gilets jaunes" accusés d'avoir enfoncé la porte du ministère de Benjamin Griveaux à l'aide d'un chariot élévateur. Pour rappel ⬇️
#Griveaux : Les faits remontent au 5 janvier 2019. Autrement dit à une autre époque. Une époque où le Covid n'existait pas, où les "gilets jaune" animaient les week-end et où Benjamin Griveaux n'était pas encore candidat à la mairie de Paris... #Anachronie
#Griveaux : Le procès a été renvoyé quatre fois pour aboutir à cette audience. Cette fois-ci, elle doit s'étaler sur deux jours. Les cinq prévenus vont être jugés pour "dégradations" et "vol" du transpalette ayant permis d'enfoncer la porte du ministère. (Photo : B.GUAY / AFP)
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1/ When schools first closed I realised my 5yo would need to wear an #eyepatch at home on weekdays for 2 hours each day. I was already bored and quickly scribbled something resembling @CaptainAmerica shield on the 1st one. Thus began the Daily Superhero Eyepatch Challenge! Image
2/ The next day I got a request for @DCBatman. I put in a bit more effort to get it right this time, and discovered that gel pens are great for drawing on the #eyepatch surface. #superhero #parenting #eyepatching Image
3/ The next request I got was for @DCComics Flash. Flash by name, flash by nature! #superhero #eyepatching #parenting #lockdown Image
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THREAD 1/7 #readercommunity

#Readers who justify #bookpiracy because THEY are poor i.e can buy the latest tech, fashions, daily coffees but cannot 'afford' books, we need to have a talk, and #RealityCheck ...
1. Those who download from #pirate sites wouldn't buy the book anyway.

To justify theft by saying that the thief wouldn't pay for what they stole is ridiculous. Clearly, they wanted the product but didn't think it was 'worth' $4 because they can steal it without consequences.
2. Authors earn lots of money, they're just being greedy.

In the latest @ALCS_UK research "“The median annual income of a professional author is £10,500 (US$11,300), which is well below the minimum wage."

1% of authors earn huge sums, most of us barely scrape a living.
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