Uber worked with European officials to destroy taxis
News that reminded me of Bill and Hillary
Leaked files known as the Uber Files reveal that Uber worked with politicians in Europe to disrupt the taxi industry in Europe. I’m not shocked by this and neither should you because at this point we should all know that the government and corporations are like Bill and Hillary Clinton. They work together but are never seen together. The relationship with Uber and Emmanuel Macron was so close that in 2014 an Uber lobbyist sent Macron, then minister of economy, an email stating they’ll dance soon. Something that I’m pretty sure Bill and Hillary do after they destroy a person. Emmanuel was also on a first name basis with Travis the toxic Uber cofounder. I’m not even sure Bill and Hillary are there. The friendship between Emmanuel and Travis led to Emmanuel “relaxing license requirements for Uber drivers”. What a sweet friend, right? That’s just the thing: corporations and the government are always sweet friends to each other and that’s why they are so successful in screwing all of us over.
News that reminded me of a toxic reality tv moment…aren’t they all
After Roe v. Wade fell, corporations like Disney and Amazon announced that they would reimburse their employees who needed to travel for abortions. This is super interesting because Amazon won’t even reimburse its employees for working. No, Disney and Amazon are not reformed monsters because while they pretend to care about our uteri both companies contributed to anti-abortion politicians and groups. Amazon, Disney, and all these corporations are like that one person in the reality show who pretends to be friends with someone while lacing that person’s protein powder with carbs so they can make that person fat. Yes, this is something that actually happened on a reality TV show. Imagine thinking that the worst thing you can do to someone is make them fat? I swear, if fatphobia was an energy resource, we would never run out of it because our society generates that toxic shit enough to make it a renewable resource. Sorry, I digress. My point is don’t let these corporations fool you for one second that they care about you or your uterus. All they care about is money. If abortions become federally illegal, Amazon will have a mandatory period tracking app ready to sell to the government because Bezos is the villain in every real reality show.
News that reminded me I’m capable of being content
This week has been so hard and frustrating but I feel like that’s pretty much every week for me in my adulthood. I find joy in weed and moments when people become completely ungovernable. This week I was living vicariously through the Sri Lankans who took over the presidential palace. It’s a beautiful sight to see people finally realizing that they have the power and using that power to take a shower in the presidential palace. This act of ungovernability gets a full score from me, no notes.
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