Viruses Don’t Care About Your Political Activity, And Other Things I Actually Said In Therapy Yesterday.
Hello, my doves! I hope this Wednesday morning is treating you as well as any morning during a global pandemic, national racial reckoning and creeping American totalitarianism. I’m one cup of coffee down, staring out my kitchen window, and steeling myself to face the day.
And to all of your who’ve been out protesting over the past week: thank you. And please remember to go get tested for COVID-19 if you were out in the streets to protect yourself and your community: here’s a searchable list of California testing sites.
To the internet!
A reminder: that little rascal novel coronavirus would still very much like to move in to your body and hang out with you all day, every day, so that it can has the chance to move in with your friends and loved ones and strangers as well: Coronavirus hospitalizations rise sharply in several states following Memorial Day. WEAR A MASK. WASH YOUR HANDS. KEEP SOCIAL DISTANCING.
Friend of the Missive Alex shared this on Twitter, and it is SO important: It’s Time We Dealt With White Supremacy in Tech.
This is from a few days ago, but welp, it seems volunteer NextDoor moderators are not too happy about the social networking company coming out in support of Black Lives Matter.
California has banned private prisons and immigration detention centers, as well as stopping any incarceration in privately run facilities after 2028.
And finally, did you know there’s an off-the-grid prepper snowbird community in the Sonoran desert that is itself now dealing with coronavirus fears? Now you do.
Be kind to yourself, mmmkay?