Hey I just want to share this - it's the most beautiful thing I've seen this month. It's the Australian Jewish Labour Bund's commemoration of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising yesterday. For people who don't know, the collective yorzayt (commemoration of death) for the people who died in the Uprising is April 19th, the first day of Passover 1943 and the day the Uprising began.
Starting during the war and until today, April 19th is a day known by Holocaust survivors and the partisans and resisters who were in Jewish armed resistance movements as khurbntog (Holocaust Day or Catastrophe Day) because of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Israel created Yom Hashoah for its own purposes but people around the world continue to observe and commemorate khurbntog.
uspol, covid19, celebrity doctors, callous disregard for life
dr phil literally actually said that the u.s. economy should reopen, despite the many more deaths it would cause, to "prevent anxiety and depression" from social distancing
does he realize that anxiety from isolation is preferable to (and more treatable than) anxiety from thinking you might die or cause a more vulnerable person's death
does he realize that he effectively said "more people should die, or the money will be sad"
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Incidentally, 2nd to last is not antisemitic, it clearly originates within the Ashkenazi Jewish community
'A search on Twitter for the words “Jewish” and “coronavirus” from March 20th to April 3rd 2020 revealed the existence of ten different types of anti-Semitic conspiracy theories that have been associating the COVID19 with the Jewish community.'
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The thing is I get why white people are afraid. We're all kinda scared right now.
But as per white people they always react in such a way that exacerbates their situation and doubly so for marginalized groups.
The white American vote has consistently voted against all of the public services we need right now for at least the last 6 decades.
45 is just the latest example. Drugs are absolutely demolishing young white people, but they elect a dude that wants to get rid of the ACA.
(((rootless cosmopolitan))), Wobbly, ancom, US.
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