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I don't like using my real name on social so for this platform I'm Sorrel. I'm a trans person in my mid twenties, white, and currently living around Portland. I am all about bicycles, urban design, green anarchism, and ranged weaponry.

Trans stuff 

Especially when it is based on totally ahistorical wishful thinking about what people at the time meant by each term

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Trans stuff 

Rolling my eyes at people trying to resurrect transsexual vs transgender discourse

Don't for a second think that there aren't oodles of abuse apologists within radical communities.

This is one of the things i love most about the bicycle, and one of the things i dislike about the move towards electronic shifting and hydro disc brakes in the space

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Self/collective ability to repair and maintain is important

The area in this photo is now the Lower Macleay Park entrance to Forest Park, in a pretty bougie part of NW

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If you look at old photos of Hoovervilles, the similarity is really striking. Whats changed is the available and cheap materials (tarpaper and castoff wood to tents and tarps) and that there is less marginal land for people to use, so they are pushed into sidewalks and medians.

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I think its funny that vox vulgaris followed my buncha numbers twitter acct that had like, 4 followers

I feel like you can't call part of your town/city a "square" unless it's car free.

The EPA was never going to do anything meaningful to stop climate change, it’s up to us to do that.

NATO, Rojava 

This is another reason NATO sucks:

Sweden and Finland are willing to give up Kurdish refugees to Turkey to ensure that they get into the military alliance against Russia.

cnbc.com/2022/06/29/nato-deal-

The War on Cars knocking it out of the park again with an excellent interview on Tesla, specifically the ways in which it makes cities more dangerous in pursuit of profit. Also an interesting first anecdote about Tesla scamming the state about battery swap tech.

The War on Cars: Tesla is a Fraud with Ed Niedermeyer

Episode webpage: soundcloud.com/user-843671744/

By the time you get to the tenth post in a thread on a microblogging site, you should just be writing a blog post

I love having coffee when i wake up but i feel like the caffeine is not good for my sleep. Maybe i should switch to chicory or another ersatz coffee

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