I wanted to offer prospective Mastodon users an easy way to get a cool username domain - I think musiq.fan is short, to the point, and easy to remember. Your username @musiq.fan will work for you on any other Mastodon server. No need to sign up again anywhere else. Also - you can vote for your favorite indie music in our monthly song contest. More info coming soon!
Here's a list of existing Mastodon communities - https://joinmastodon.org/communities
share this link w your friends: http://giv.me/invite
MOST PEOPLE WHO BOTHER with the matter at all would admit that the English language is in a bad way,
but it is generally assumed that we cannot by conscious action do anything about it. Our civilization is decadent,
and our language−−so the argument runs−−must inevitably share in the general collapse. It follows that any
struggle against the abuse of language is a sentimental archaism, like preferring candles to electric light or
hansom cabs to aeroplanes.
Mark Cuban just joined #Audius. The future has arrived! Check out our playlist here: https://audius.co/kristeraxel/playlist/electro-pop-indie-beats-chillfiltr-top-picks-22569
If you join, and upload your own music, let us know so we can give you a bump. :)
Fourteen seats held by Democrats and 20 seats held by Republicans are up for election in 2022.
Blunt, Roy (R-MO)
Boozman, John (R-AR)
Burr, Richard (R-NC)
Crapo, Mike (R-ID)
Grassley, Chuck (R-IA)
Hoeven, John (R-ND)
Johnson, Ron (R-WI)
Kennedy, John (R-LA)
Lankford, James (R-OK)
Lee, Mike (R-UT)
Moran, Jerry (R-KS)
Murkowski, Lisa (R-AK)
Paul, Rand (R-KY)
Portman, Rob (R-OH)
Rubio, Marco (R-FL)
Scott, Tim (R-SC)
Shelby, Richard C. (R-AL)
Thune, John (R-SD)
Toomey, Patrick J. (R-PA)
Young, Todd (R-IN)
We all owe a big debt of gratitude to Ms. Abrams and her colleagues at Fair Fight. If not for them, Mitch McConnell would still control the Senate and he would be able to obstruct Joe Biden’s effort to stamp out the pandemic and every other effort we need to restore this country and move it forward.
Stacey Abrams not only deserves space in this paper, but in all media. What she says about restoring democracy is completely reasonable and vital in importance. Denying it is not rational or objective.
Opinion | Stacey Abrams: Our democracy faced a near-death experience. Here’s how to revive it:
@top Ottawa's got a lot going for it. Fingers crossed that we'll have Covid well enough under control by next winter that my family and I can go there again for what had been a tradition of attending Winterlude.
I don't share many petitions but this one is really important.
The American Postal Workers Union is looking for signatures for this petition to President Biden asking him to quickly fill the vacancies on the USPS Board of Governors with progressive, capable people.
If the three empty spots are filled correctly, Republicans will be in the minority and Louis DeJoy, the Postmaster General who has caused so many problems for us and postal workers, will be depowered.
The American Postal Workers Union - Sign the petition for a pro-postal pro-worker Postal Service Board of Governors:
Hello fediverse - in my spare time I curate a podcast of stories and poems from indie authors - a new episode just dropped - https://www.chillfiltr.com/podcasts/episode-4-voice-and-personality
Have a listen if you like indie literature! cheers -
It's called Tell Me a Story - online at: TellMeaStory.link
@TonyStark @MariaHill Part of the reason we ended up with -45 and the worst covid situation in the world is that too many people just want what they want, caring nothing for how they get it or how it might affect others. That isn't a good way to operate in any part of society because everyone has to co-exist with other beings. Maybe more people need to read Charlie and the Chocolate Factory or watch one of the adaptations, and really pay attention to the message. https://youtu.be/5wAlQf4WdiE
Interesting piece on Joe Biden in Newsweek today. Love him or hate him, I think Sirota asks some important questions.
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