leftists, are liberals your allies? :boost_ok:

you're reading that right - love levels are at 100%

(100%) β– β– β– β– β– β– β– β– β– β– 

what was i assigned at birth? unrealistic expectations

libraries, work, ACAB 

being a professional means being part of a community of values. AIUI those values include not being arrested because you're having a medical emergency in a library.

but maybe i'm just kidding myself

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libraries, work, ACAB 

completely and totally unrelated to today's all-staff with the Libraries' "security coordinator" (cop in residence) giving a presentation.

TL;DR: a library user was having a medical emergency, campus cops responded and ran his name. Had an outstanding warrant and was arrested while waiting to be discharged from the university hospital ER

Libraries have no business having cops in them.

looking at a long thread on a professional association's listserv and I don't know how my femme presenting colleagues deal with the amount of mansplaining that sometimes happens.

Trans men are MEN
Trans women are WOMEN
Nonbinary people are DOING SICK SKATEBOARD TRICKS ON THE HALF PIPE, HOLY SHIT DID YOU SEE THAT? πŸ›ΉπŸ›ΉπŸ›Ή

STOP MAKING DISCORD's

years of community building yet no real world use found for a memes channel

wanted to create a collaborative knowledge database anyway, for a laugh? we had something for that it was called a WIKI

these are REAL discords created by REAL developers

they have played us for absolute fools

β€œautomatically and well formatted XML” β€”no one ever

β€œautomatically and well formatted XML” β€”no one ever

work 

"it's clear you've been working hard on this. really shows."

😲

things that suck: UMN dining options right now. since I started here, west bank has never been especially good but now apparently nothing is open, not even the convenience store in the student union.

"His full plate on day one includes...working on Metro’s safety lapses..."

every " has a new general manager" story since the mid 2000s.

but good luck!

dcist.com/story/22/05/10/wmata

I've worked at @umnlib@twitter.com since February and yet I still type in libraries..edu like I'm still a grad student at @oucis@twitter.com and working at @OU_Libraries@twitter.com with an office on the east side of Bizzell's second floor in 2015-2018.

it's lib.umn.edu, for the record.

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