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#OtD 19 May 1925 El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, aka Malcolm X, was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He became one of the most influential advocates of self-defence for Black people as well as one of the harshest critics of America's institutional racism
libcom.org/article/transgressi

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"Anarcha-feminists took a three-pronged approach to abortion struggle: defense of abortion clinics, construction of grassroots reproductive health infrastructure, and an anti-state approach to building feminist dual power." itsgoingdown.org/pro-choice-ri

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#OtD 18 May 1928 "Big Bill" Haywood, former mineworker and founding member of the Industrial Workers of the World revolutionary union, died in Moscow. Learn more about the @IWW@twitter.com in our podcast: workingclasshistory.com/2018/0

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#OtD 17 May 1972 10,000 schoolchildren in the UK walked out on strike in protest against corporal punishment. Within two years, London state schools banned corporal punishment. The rest of the country followed in 1987. libcom.org/history/timeline-uk

Anyone got any suggestions for an alternative operating system to easy install on a Samsung tablet (SM-T560)? Not sure /e/OS or Lineage will work. (For context of where I'm at in terms of skill level, I installed /e/OS on my refurb Samsung smartphone because of the Easy Installer!)

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Elbit arms firm’s hub shut down in Bristol
In its latest action against Elbit Systems, Palestine Action stormed the Israeli weapons maker's flagship premises yesterday, occupying both the inside of the facility and the roof to mark Nakba Day.

The well-executed plan saw a group of activists set up a lock-on to block the road outside the building while others moved in
freedomnews.org.uk/2022/05/16/

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"If we are successful in building a robust, organized, and militant social movement focused on securing abortion, its aims should be twofold: the construction of interim services and mass disruption." Latest from Black Rose Anarchist Federation. itsgoingdown.org/made-in-stree

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#OtD 14 May 1940 Emma Goldman, legendary anarchist and advocate of women's rights and sexual freedom, died in Toronto, Canada. A Lithuanian-born Jew, she moved to the US from which she was eventually deported because of her activism. Books & more: shop.workingclasshistory.com/c

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Anyone using the official Mastodon app and utilising lists? Because I can't find lists anywhere on my app!

Prince Charles has offered words of wisdom on cost of living woes from a throne while decked out in bedazzled regalia.
junkee.com/prince-charles-lite

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the fact that they're against sports now is still so weird to me. funny tho

anyway, how many hell points did you get?

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#OtD 7 May 1919 Eva Perón, actor & wife of Argentine pres Juan Perón was born. Whilst seen as heroes of the workers, they admired Hitler and Mussolini, and gave safe haven to thousands of Nazi and Fascist war criminals, while embezzling huge fortunes libcom.org/history/peron-eva-e

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The Al-Aqsa Mosque compound is considered the third holiest site in Islam and located in East Jerusalem, on internationally recognized Palestinian territories occupied by the Israeli military since 1967. unicornriot.ninja/2022/israeli

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