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Ricardo

<< With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. >>
Eleanor Roosevelt

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Restricting access to democracy : at least now the GOP is aligned with what it has always been.
https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/03/19/us/biden-news-today/in-restricting-early-voting-the-right-se...

And what's also very clear is that the USA is not a functioning democracy anymore. And yes 8t started before Trump, the later only amplified an existing trend : minority ruling against the majority.

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Well or , who cares?
I have and along with

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Using Android focus mode, all the time now, meaning it is set for the entire day, and I decide when to take a break from focus mode for a determined amount of minutes a few times a day.
My numbers of unlock/notifications have dropped from several thousands a day to a few dozens per day, when I choose to be distracted.
I'm liking this reverse mode a lot, feeling better overall, less polluted by constant incoming news and notifications, curious to what's going to be the benefits over a longer period of time..

Ricardo

"Focus mode" on my FP3+ is really neat, not sure why I haven't used this before but this thing really works at shutting down notifications and making my so much more relaxing.






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There will be books about how people survived the pandemic + whatever was already in their life plate and I'm going to write one of them.
I'm still busy with https://okcinfo.news and from the looks of it, it's going to rain big time!

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Wow La dernière mise à jour de @bookvillageapp ! c'est que du bonheur pour les villageois de la plate-forme !

C'est quoi Book Village ?
En une phrase ?
Le Vinted du Livre neuf ou d'occasion à ne surtout pas manquer !

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bookvillage.app

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When you think about it for a minute, it's quite interesting that the economic trading behavior of a minority with the majority of assets is being presented as "the invisible hands of the market" as if "the markets" had their own natural behavior with causes and effects, beyond the humans and the high frequency trading algorithms that power the global economy.

We're lead to believe these "markets" "free will" is the ultimate expression of a free democratic society when in fact its an organized scheme to bypass democratic laws and effectively run a parallel economy that rules the world, beyond the very interests of the planet and its inhabitants.

Market ideology/doctrine shouldn't be considered as a universal mathematic law but instead, like the algorithms that increasingly power decisions and thus the world we live in, economic policies is equal to code, code is equal to law and law is politics, politics affect us all and they should be governed by accountability, transparency and democracy.

That's not the case for the "free market" capitalism that we have today.

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