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I like that most bitcoin bros on Mastodon have bitcoin in their account name so I can immediately block them. That’s helpful.

Black civil rights activist and trade unionist Bromley Armstrong has died at 92: thestar.com/news/gta/2018/08/2

As a young man in the 50s, he took part in "sting operations" to prove businesses in Dresden, ON - once the last stop on the Underground Railroad - were refusing to serve Black customers in defiance of Ontario's just-passed anti-discrimination law. He founded the Urban Alliance for Race Relations and served as labour leader for UAW Local 439.

#news #rip #ontario #history #labour #union

"You are a dirty little cossack! ... Perestroika!"

Photographers. Thanks for bringing me this The Mentalist >.>

So you think Fidel Castro was a bad man. The cuban intervention in the South African-Angolan war was one of the reasons apartheid in South Africa fell.
History, people and countries aren't black and white.

Women's Equality Day is celebrated in the United States on August 26 to commemorate the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment, which prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex.
International Women's day is March 8th.

Heroes' Day is a national public holiday in Namibia. It is recognized by the United Nations as Namibia Day. Celebrated annually on 26 August, the day commemorates the Namibian War of Independence which began on 26 August 1966 at Omugulugwombashe.
A war in which Cuba intervened with troops to fight South Africa.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Af & en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuban_in

If I read "blockchain" one more time I might going to lose it.

On the 26th of August 1789 the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen is approved by the National Constituent Assembly of France.
Article I – Men are born and remain free and equal in rights. Social distinctions can be founded only on the common good.
The Declaration was drafted by General Lafayette, Thomas Jefferson, and Honoré Mirabeau.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Declarat

@freemo Now gtf to bed and claim your deserved rest ;) no replies, boosts or favs anymore, only self care!

Guys im too drained from this week to entertain tonight. I'm crashing early and will catch up on all the message tomorrow, sorry im tired. But thanks for the excellence, enjoy your days/nights!

I am considering doing a world conquest run in but it's so incredibly boring.

I just got back from riding my new bike... it was EPIC. Fast as lighting, comfortable as a sofa. I could bike across Holland and take a nap while I do it.

@commandelicious @Surasanji @Jamest @freemo Can't say much about .de's cityscaping, but we have some pearls, also from ye olde days. Take a look at the stronghold of Naarden:

@commandelicious @Surasanji @Jamest @freemo More amazing are the Oostvaardersplassen, a nature reserve in Flevoland that has been "rewilded". Note that it hasn't ever been land before, but now it attracts even white-tailed eagles.

Such typical Dutch birds *cough*

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oostvaar

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