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johan  ·  11 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 522nd Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

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I'm digging the new Fever Ray album. This one had me going back to the Hannah med H soundtrack, one of the earliest releases by The Knife.

johan  ·  13 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Per Trump: Trump to be Arrested Tuesday, Calls for violent protests

I’m so happy I’ve managed to lock myself out of my twitter account.

"Maybe the bank was too gay" is now also up there.

    Pension giant Alecta announced that it was abandoning Handelsbanken and Swedbank to focus on niche US banks.

    Just hours later, tech bank Silicon Valley Bank crashed - and Alecta lost billions of dollars.

    - "It was a bit of bad timing," says Jacob Lapidus, press officer at Alecta.

johan  ·  23 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: From poster child to worst performing EU economy: how bad housing policy broke Sweden

According to the totally not political governor of the central bank price controls are bad and a form of market manipulation, unlike his non-political rate increases. Instead we need to reduce "the general willingness to buy food" to save the Platonic-Hayekian Idea of the Market.

I need to go back to ignoring the news.

johan  ·  25 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: USA Powerlifting to allow trans athletes to compete with women after losing suit

Barely related, but a trans friend told me that a dude had slid into his DMs asking if he could send him some testosterone "cuz that workout would be SICK". Since then I think of bodybuilding as gender-affirming care for cis-males.

johan  ·  37 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 22, 2023

I don't really talk about my political activities on here since it's usually hyper-local or involves the kind of activities that you don't discuss in public if you want stay out of trouble and/or employable. That said, I feel like I'm burning out. Poet Athena Farrokhzad once said that "if Europe wasn't burning I would have wanted to talk to you about trees". Well, Europe haven't really stopped burning, and it doesn't look like it will for the foreseeable future.

I don't know where I'm going with this, but I guess I'm tired and want to talk about trees?