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  1. That to live by one man's will became the cause of all men's misery. Richard Hooker
  2. The feminist movement in Eastern Europe: struggles in a changing landscape opendemocracy.net/en/5050/feminist-movement-europe-eurasia-ukraine-armenia-poland-georgia/ Bondar worries about the next steps for women’s rights organisations that have been working only on humanitarian aid services since the invasion.
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  3. Yon foaming flood seems motionless as ice; its dizzy turbulence eludes the eye, frozen by distance. William Wordsworth
  4. CW: Effects of Racism Online racial harassment leads to lower academic confidence for Black and Hispanic students theconversation.com/online-racial-harassment-leads-to-lower-academic-confidence-for-black-and-hispanic-students-197515 Additionally, students who observed more online racial harassment or discrimination suffered more… mastodon.social/@jcolag/109778530726643178
  5. On my blog: Developer Diary, Fred Korematsu Day john.colagioia.net/blog/2023/01/30/korematsu.html #programming #project #devjournal
  6. On my blog: Free Culture Book Club — Life Blood, chapters 14 – 16 john.colagioia.net/blog/2023/01/28/life-blood-5.html #freeculture #bookclub
  7. On my blog: Toots 🐘 from 01/23 to 01/27 john.colagioia.net/blog/2023/01/27/week.html #linkdump #mastodon #socialmedia #week
  8. Lost money is bewailed with deeper sighs / Than friends, or kindred, and with louder cries. Juvenal
  9. Unearthed Ajami script dispels colonial myth futurity.org/ajami-script-2859702-2/ But the note wasn’t in French, it was in a script that looked like Arabic, but sounded like Wolof, a regional West Atlantic language.
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  10. On my blog: Real Life in Star Trek, The Dauphin john.colagioia.net/blog/2023/01/26/dauphin.html #scifi #startrek #closereading
  11. Virtue beameth from a generous spirit as light from the moon, or as brilliancy from Jupiter. Nizāmī Ganje'i
  12. Asian Americans mark Lunar New Year in new ways share.america.gov/asian-americans-mark-lunar-new-year/ For the first time in 2023, it will be an official holiday in California, home to the United States’ largest Asian American population (6 million people).
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  13. Let a man accept with confidence valuable knowledge even from a person of low degree, good instruction regarding duty even from a humble man... Manu
  14. America’s Inequality Problem in One Statistic otherwords.org/americas-inequality-problem-in-one-statistic/ The typical CEO of a big U.S. corporation...had to work less than one hour more to make $36,460, the average annual pay for a pre-K teacher.
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  15. The surest pledge of a deathless name is the silent homage of thoughts unspoken. Henry W. Longfellow


  1. …in reply to @AkilahObviously
    @AkilahObviously @designmom The story goes that Pretty Boy Floyd was impossible to catch for so long because, when he'd rob a bank, he burned all the mortgage paperwork on his way out. No witnesses ever saw him, for some reason...
  2. …in reply to @SteveSchmidtSES
    @SteveSchmidtSES Yeah, when they outright call people voting a "power grab" and admit that they're doing this because they can't win otherwise, MAYBE the country should stop treating them like a political party.
  3. …in reply to @AnActualOrisa
    @TheEbiraWitch @designmom Yep. In so many cases, "logic" and "practical" are code for: I know it hurts your feelings to be called over-emotional, so I'm going to exploit that and think I've cornered you into accepting that this is the only option...
  4. …in reply to @Neo_url
    @Neo_url @designmom As soon as people started talking about "hey, this self-quarantine thing is a lot like what a general strike would look like," officials started screaming about re-opening the economy ASAP.
  5. …in reply to @emrazz
    @emrazz And let's not forget what a big deal protecting children was, by the way, when it was happening in the basements of pizza parlors with no basements!
  6. Trump Rallies Linked to More Than 30,000 COVID Cases and 700 Deaths: Study vice.com/en/article/v7mmxm/trump-rallies-linked-to-more-than-30000-covid-cases-and-700-deaths-study About two weeks after that rally, Tulsa County reported that it was now dealing with hundreds of new coronavirus infections—a record at the time.
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I’ve retweeted other tweets 986 times (11.1%)

Most Retweeted

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  3. BreeNewsome 7 retweets
  4. cmclymer 6 retweets
  5. RBReich 6 retweets
  6. APWUnational 6 retweets
  7. OhNoSheTwitnt 6 retweets
  8. oneunderscore__ 6 retweets
  9. jennycohn1 6 retweets
  10. PublicDomainRev 6 retweets

Most Retweeted (Last 12 months)

  1. mattsheffield 2 retweets
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  3. koleross 2 retweets
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  5. ScottHech 2 retweets
  6. OhNoSheTwitnt 2 retweets
  7. DKThomp 2 retweets
  8. golikehellmachi 1 retweet
  9. joindiaspora 1 retweet
  10. GailSimone 1 retweet

Replies and Mentions

39.8% of my tweets are replies (×3,546)

Most Replies To

  1. realDonaldTrump 523 replies
  2. realJonRiley 150 replies
  3. TheAvgBlackMan 149 replies
  4. onthemedia 124 replies
  5. femme_phememe 104 replies

Most Replies To (Last 12 months)

  1. realJonRiley 45 replies
  2. TheAvgBlackMan 38 replies
  3. enthusiamy 21 replies
  4. clarkewolfe 14 replies
  5. elonmusk 9 replies

I’ve sent someone a mention 43 times (0.5%)

73.9% of the links I’ve posted are using the https: protocol (1,893 of 2,563)

100.0% of the links I’ve posted in the last 12 months are using the https: protocol (291 of 291)

Top Domains

  1. futurity.org 217 tweets
  2. vice.com 168 tweets
  3. theconversation.com 106 tweets
  4. qz.com 99 tweets
  5. theintercept.com 79 tweets
  6. globalvoices.org 75 tweets
  7. otherwords.org 71 tweets
  8. fastcompany.com 67 tweets
  9. nytimes.com 55 tweets
  10. twitter.com 53 tweets

Top Hosts

  1. www.futurity.org 217 tweets
  2. www.vice.com 149 tweets
  3. theconversation.com 106 tweets
  4. qz.com 99 tweets
  5. theintercept.com 79 tweets
  6. globalvoices.org 75 tweets
  7. otherwords.org 71 tweets
  8. www.fastcompany.com 67 tweets
  9. twitter.com 52 tweets
  10. www.nytimes.com 51 tweets

My tweets have been given about ♻️ 523 retweets and ❤️ 5,119 likes

Top 5 Emoji Used in Tweets

  1. 🚨 used 17 times on 2 tweets
  2. 🐘 used 4 times on 4 tweets
  3. 🎉 used 1 times on 1 tweets
  4. 🤏 used 1 times on 1 tweets
  5. 🍾 used 1 times on 1 tweets

8 unique emoji on 11 tweets (0.1% of all tweets***)

Top 5 Hashtags

  1. nobodylikestrump used 9 times on 8 tweets
  2. freeculture used 6 times
  3. bookclub used 6 times
  4. linkdump used 6 times
  5. socialmedia used 6 times

146 hashtags on 145 tweets (1.8% of all tweets***)

Top 5 Swear Words

  1. h_ll used 32 times on 30 tweets
  2. j_ckass used 22 times
  3. a_s used 17 times on 14 tweets
  4. d_mn used 13 times on 11 tweets
  5. p_rn used 7 times on 4 tweets

115 swear words on 102 tweets (1.3% of all tweets***)

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