a resurrected benjamin franklin wouldnt have a news job inside the washington post hed have an anonymous twitt
"A resurrected [Benjamin] Franklin wouldn’t have a news job inside The Washington Post; he’d have an anonymous Twitter account with a huge following that he’d use to routinely troll political opponents." https://t.co/Xg95f3yyLf
normalizing mass gun violence is immoral interrupting peoples workday to share horror fantasies about violence
Normalizing mass gun violence is immoral. Interrupting people’s workday to share horror fantasies about violence is wrong. Reminding many of us that law enforcement would *target* us in an attack, rather than protecting us, is awful. These drills are indoctrination, not training.
third these institutions are unwilling to do what it would take to actually stop workplace violence aggressive
Third, these institutions are unwilling to do what it would take to actually stop workplace violence: aggressive gun control & a systematic dismantling of toxic masculinity. Telling my coworkers to try throwing a stapler at an imagined fantasy of a murderous intruder is insipid.
the heroes who have been working hard all day to keep the petition site alive today have fixed it live counts
The heroes who have been working hard all day to keep the petition site alive today have fixed it; live counts are updating more slowly, but it's much more stable. If you haven't already, please sign it and share widely. #RevokeArticle50Petition
first absolutely none of the common practices or advice about how to deal with such situations are grounded in
First, absolutely none of the common practices or advice about how to deal with such situations are grounded in any research or statistical analysis. We don’t do training for falling down the stairs, and it’s an infinitely more common cause of workplace injuries.
second the official repsonsible for addressing our team casually mentioned that the fdny advice for what to do
Second, the official repsonsible for addressing our team casually mentioned that the FDNY advice for what to do in an active shooter situation *directly contradicts* the DHS advice for what to do in the same situation. This was shared with zero concern for the obvious absurdity.
on her new single rip mexican singer recruits and for a women only cross genre collaboration below we use data
On her new single “R.I.P.”, Mexican singer @SoSofiaReyes recruits @RitaOra and @Anitta for a women-only cross-genre collaboration. Below we use data from Pandora’s Music Genome to dive into the diverse influences in “R.I.P." Hear it now: https://t.co/dF0XdM4q7q