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  1. Remember Occupy Wall Street about a decade ago? If you don't, I can't blame you. They had kind of the same problem. They had attention from the media and the world at large, but they were so disorganized and had no real agenda other than pointing out the disparity in income. It kind of just sputtered out, lost traction, and everyone lost interest. I'm really hoping the current movement is going to find some organization in the coming week because literally the whole world is watching. There's certainly attention being drawn to institutionalized racism and the need for police oversight, b
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  2. This is the nation of J. Edgar Hoover and COINTELPRO. There's a long history of this kind of thing in the US.
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  3. People are also way less assholish on Zoom. Except me
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  4. Totally! I'm not the most outgoing person either THT, but if you zoom, you can hide your video, and just listen. You can participate when you have something you want to share...or don't. Your presence alone would be welcome! I'm just speaking from experience because I have been here a while, but never met anyone here outside nightly, and when I finally worked up the courage to be in the the most recent zoom meeting a few weeks ago, I was very glad I did. It was very nice to see and put a face to people I have only seen as a screen name.
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  5. The brick thing is weird-- there are pallets of bricks or stones showing up in places protests later materialize. It's not a crazy conspiracy, I've actually seen them.
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