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aus der reihe "inspirierende frauen"

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Simone Segouin, mostly known by her codename, Nicole Minet, was only 18-years-old when the Germans invaded. Her first act of rebellion was to steal a bicycle from a German military administration, and to slice the tires of all of the other bikes and motorcycles so they couldn't pursue her. She found a pocket of the Resistance and joined the fight, using the stolen bike to deliver messages between Resistance groups.

She was an extremely fast learner and quickly became an expert at tactics and explosives. She led teams of Resistance fighters to capture German troops, set traps, and sabotage German equipment. As the war dragged on, her deeds escalated to derailing German trains, blocking roads, blowing up bridges and helping to create a German-free path to help the Allied forces retake France from the inside. She was never caught.

Segouin was present at the liberation of Chartres on August 23, 1944, and then the liberation of Paris two days later. She was promoted to lieutenant and awarded several medals, including the Croix de Guerre. After the war, she studied medicine and became a pediatric nurse. She is still going strong, and this October (2021) she will turn 96.
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#frauen #antifa #feminismus #widerstand #females #women in the #resistance #fightLikeAGirl #pussyGrabsBack #ILoveTheTasteOfTrumpsterTearsInTheMorning #womenInResistance #WeDidItOnceWeWillDoItAgain #fightFascism #originalAntifa

lets remind us in the women, who fought, fight and will fight against #fascism, #patriarchy #antisemitism #racism #trump and #capitalism #weNeedYou!
 
Unlocking the Mobile Phone:

Why we need to go SIM-Free


You want to buy a car, so what do you do?

Would you do the following?
  • Go to the nearest fuel station and agree to buy all your fuel from them for two years.
  • Also agree to pay a hefty monthly fee to cover the cost of the fuel and car.
  • You pay for fuel every month even if you don't use any, plus extra charges if you use more than the agreement states.
  • In return, the fuel station supplies you with any car from their very limited range, all of which have been altered to reject fuel from any other supplier.
http://www.allaboutsymbian.com/features/item/Its_time_to_buy_SIM-free_phones.php

#capitalism #mobile #MobilePhones #SIM #FreeMarket #ripoff #cellular #PAYG #SimFree
 
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Get rich quickly with piñata economics, no risk and high reward (it’s a hit!)


btw : The piñata isn't socialism. It's guillotinism

#economic #economy #hack #capitalism #humor
#besos is smaug #amazon #comics
 
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Get rich quickly with piñata economics, no risk and high reward (it’s a hit!)


btw : The piñata isn't socialism. It's guillotinism

#economic #economy #hack #capitalism #humor
#besos is smaug #amazon #comics
 
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Get rich quickly with piñata economics, no risk and high reward (it’s a hit!)


btw : The piñata isn't socialism. It's guillotinism

#economic #economy #hack #capitalism #humor
#besos is smaug #amazon #comics
 
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Get rich quickly with piñata economics, no risk and high reward (it’s a hit!)


btw : The piñata isn't socialism. It's guillotinism

#economic #economy #hack #capitalism #humor
#besos is smaug #amazon #comics
 
#Antisemitism is best understood not as an anthropological constant but as an ever-changing, always delusional reaction of some non-Jews to their experience of an always-evolving #society.
From this point of view, the antisemitism of the 20th and 21st century can be seen as the epitome of anti-emancipatory #ideology, in which hatred of #enlightenment, self-awareness and #freedom are combined. Because capitalist society is uncomprehended, fetishistic and self-mystifying, it contains a tremendous urge towards the delusional concretisation of abstraction (i.e. to put a tangible name and face on the source of distress). To simplify, this need to scapegoat, which seems to me to be one of the decisive elements of anti-Semitism, is, then, inherent to modern #capitalist society. The task of any materialist #critique of antisemitism is to make visible the connection between the antisemites and the society that produces them. In a delusional projection onto the ‘Jewish principle’ and its supposed physical embodiments, antisemites are fighting against social and individual ambivalences, and against individual and social contradictions and crises. This seems to me to be the constant factor in the different manifestations of antisemitism. https://fathomjournal.org/fathom-long-read-adorno-and-iran-critical-theory-and-islamic-antisemitism/ #adorno #israel #iran #education #modernity #capitalism #islamism #nazis #holocaust #lebanon #hezbollah #marx #europe #antifascism
Fathom Long Read | Adorno and Iran: Critical Theory and Islamic Antisemitism
 
#Antisemitism is best understood not as an anthropological constant but as an ever-changing, always delusional reaction of some non-Jews to their experience of an always-evolving #society.
From this point of view, the antisemitism of the 20th and 21st century can be seen as the epitome of anti-emancipatory #ideology, in which hatred of #enlightenment, self-awareness and #freedom are combined. Because capitalist society is uncomprehended, fetishistic and self-mystifying, it contains a tremendous urge towards the delusional concretisation of abstraction (i.e. to put a tangible name and face on the source of distress). To simplify, this need to scapegoat, which seems to me to be one of the decisive elements of anti-Semitism, is, then, inherent to modern #capitalist society. The task of any materialist #critique of antisemitism is to make visible the connection between the antisemites and the society that produces them. In a delusional projection onto the ‘Jewish principle’ and its supposed physical embodiments, antisemites are fighting against social and individual ambivalences, and against individual and social contradictions and crises. This seems to me to be the constant factor in the different manifestations of antisemitism. https://fathomjournal.org/fathom-long-read-adorno-and-iran-critical-theory-and-islamic-antisemitism/ #adorno #israel #iran #education #modernity #capitalism #islamism #nazis #holocaust #lebanon #hezbollah #marx #europe #antifascism
Fathom Long Read | Adorno and Iran: Critical Theory and Islamic Antisemitism
 
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#bees #capitalism

Bees work for free, i don't understand capitalists are killing them

 

Brexit stems from a civil war in capitalism – we are all just collateral damage


George Monbiot (The Guardian)

To one sort of capitalist, the insecurity and chaos that Brexit will bring is horrifying. To the other, it is highly profitable. (...)

Boris Johnson ignored the pleas of businesses and politicians across the UK – especially in Northern Ireland – to extend the Brexit transition process. Never mind the pandemic, never mind unemployment, poverty and insecurity – nothing must prevent our experiment in unassisted flight. We will leap from the white cliffs on 1 January, come what may. (...)

So it is worth repeating the big question: why are we doing this to ourselves? I believe the answer is that Brexit is the outcome of a civil war within capitalism.

Broadly speaking, there are two dominant forms of capitalist enterprise. The first could be described as housetrained capitalism. It seeks an accommodation with the administrative state, and benefits from stability, predictability and the regulations that exclude dirtier and rougher competitors. It can coexist with a tame and feeble form of democracy.

The second could be described as warlord capitalism. This sees all restraints on accumulation – including taxes, regulations and the public ownership of essential services – as illegitimate. Nothing should be allowed to stand in the way of profit-making. (...)

Brexit represents an astonishing opportunity for warlord capitalism. It is a chance not just to rip up specific rules, which it overtly aims to do, but also to tear down the uneasy truce between capitalism and democracy under which public protections in general are created and enforced. (...)

The chaos it is likely to cause will be used as its own justification: times are tough, so we must slash regulations and liberate business to make us rich again. (...)

Housetrained capitalists are horrified by Brexit. Not only does it dampen economic activity in general, but it threatens to destroy the market advantage for businesses that play by the rules. (...)

Johnson’s government is what warlord money buys. It could be seen as the perfect expression of the Pollution Paradox, a concept that I think is essential to understanding our politics. What this means is that the dirtier or more damaging an enterprise is, the more money it must spend on politics to ensure it’s not regulated out of existence. As a result, political funding comes to be dominated by the most harmful companies and oligarchs, which then wield the greatest political influence. They crowd out their more accommodating rivals. (...)

Understood in this light, Brexit is scarcely about the UK at all. Oligarchs who have shown great interest in the subject tend to have weak or incomplete ties to this country. (...)

The persistent trick of modern politics – that appears to fool us repeatedly – is to disguise economic and political interests as cultural movements. Throughout this saga, the media has reported the smokescreen, not the manoeuvres. (...)

Brexit, treading on the heels of the pandemic, is likely to harm the lives and freedoms of millions of people in the UK. But it’s not about us. We are just caught in the crossfire of capitalism’s civil war.

Full article

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Rupert Murdoch, pictured in Washington DC in 2013. Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images.

Tags: #capitalism #warlord capitalism #democracy #regulation #politics #brexit #campaign funding #media #news #journalism #journalist #culture wars #remain campaign #leave campaign
 

Brexit stems from a civil war in capitalism – we are all just collateral damage


George Monbiot (The Guardian)

To one sort of capitalist, the insecurity and chaos that Brexit will bring is horrifying. To the other, it is highly profitable. (...)

Boris Johnson ignored the pleas of businesses and politicians across the UK – especially in Northern Ireland – to extend the Brexit transition process. Never mind the pandemic, never mind unemployment, poverty and insecurity – nothing must prevent our experiment in unassisted flight. We will leap from the white cliffs on 1 January, come what may. (...)

So it is worth repeating the big question: why are we doing this to ourselves? I believe the answer is that Brexit is the outcome of a civil war within capitalism.

Broadly speaking, there are two dominant forms of capitalist enterprise. The first could be described as housetrained capitalism. It seeks an accommodation with the administrative state, and benefits from stability, predictability and the regulations that exclude dirtier and rougher competitors. It can coexist with a tame and feeble form of democracy.

The second could be described as warlord capitalism. This sees all restraints on accumulation – including taxes, regulations and the public ownership of essential services – as illegitimate. Nothing should be allowed to stand in the way of profit-making. (...)

Brexit represents an astonishing opportunity for warlord capitalism. It is a chance not just to rip up specific rules, which it overtly aims to do, but also to tear down the uneasy truce between capitalism and democracy under which public protections in general are created and enforced. (...)

The chaos it is likely to cause will be used as its own justification: times are tough, so we must slash regulations and liberate business to make us rich again. (...)

Housetrained capitalists are horrified by Brexit. Not only does it dampen economic activity in general, but it threatens to destroy the market advantage for businesses that play by the rules. (...)

Johnson’s government is what warlord money buys. It could be seen as the perfect expression of the Pollution Paradox, a concept that I think is essential to understanding our politics. What this means is that the dirtier or more damaging an enterprise is, the more money it must spend on politics to ensure it’s not regulated out of existence. As a result, political funding comes to be dominated by the most harmful companies and oligarchs, which then wield the greatest political influence. They crowd out their more accommodating rivals. (...)

Understood in this light, Brexit is scarcely about the UK at all. Oligarchs who have shown great interest in the subject tend to have weak or incomplete ties to this country. (...)

The persistent trick of modern politics – that appears to fool us repeatedly – is to disguise economic and political interests as cultural movements. Throughout this saga, the media has reported the smokescreen, not the manoeuvres. (...)

Brexit, treading on the heels of the pandemic, is likely to harm the lives and freedoms of millions of people in the UK. But it’s not about us. We are just caught in the crossfire of capitalism’s civil war.

Full article

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Rupert Murdoch, pictured in Washington DC in 2013. Photograph: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images.

Tags: #capitalism #warlord capitalism #democracy #regulation #politics #brexit #campaign funding #media #news #journalism #journalist #culture wars #remain campaign #leave campaign
 
UK sourced PPE from factories secretly using North Korean slave labour | Global development | The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/nov/20/uk-sourced-ppe-from-factories-secretly-using-north-korean-slave-labour

I watched a documentary about this slavery work like. This is how the North Korean regime is able to finance itself by using foreign currencies.
Families at home are held hostage.

#NorthKorea #money #capitalism
 
Everything new tends to be groundbreaking. But apart from that:

A Groundbreaking New History of Gay Sex and Capitalism

#TNR #ChristopherChitty #Homosexuality #Homophobia #Industrialization #Capitalism #Cities #Sociology #History
 
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