One of the groups filing an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in the controversial elections case Moore v. Harper was a nonprofit named America's Future.
In 2020, the conservative group had under $100k in revenue. But in 2021, it received $1 million from a dark money conduit and announced a shift in leadership to the Trump-pardoned General Michael Flynn.
thoughtful reflections on the Slavic Christian Church, at Popula
This is from back in May but is a timely read now; history and context
How is archiving government information an act of radical journalism? Journalist and editor Maria Bustillos (@maria) explores our latest project, Democracy's Library, in a new article for Columbia Journalism Review: https://www.cjr.org/business_of_news/archiving-official-documents-as-an-act-of-radical-journalism.php
Earlier this year, I became aware of STANDARD EBOOKS, a donation-dependent group of edtiors and layout experts who have been doing the amazing work of taking out-of-copyright books, turning them into top-quality ebooks, and then releasing them for free.
Some of the books they've done are in the Internet Archive here:
They're seeking 75 patrons in December to keep themselves afloat, consider donating to this amazing cause.
Two #California ladies on growing up speaking #Spanish
a fantastic conversation with @lesbrains, from whom I learn a lot, all the time
Okay, so the trick to really growing your newsfeed on here is finding people on other servers and following them. Following is much more important than followers on a decentralized platform.
The problem is that a lot of people on here don't know where to find others. There are a few ways to find people on the fediverse. /1
on speaking Spanish, with Myriam Gurba
Conversation of rare quality, a profound experience for me.
eve6 guy advice column returns
Thrilled to see Max Collins return. Max come to Mastodon.
Maria Bustillos @maria :
Archiving official documents as an act of radical journalism
"Democracy's Library, a new project of the Internet Archive that launched last month, has begun collecting the world's government publications into a single, permanent, searchable online repository, so that everyone—journalists, authors, academics, and interested citizens—will always be able to find, read, and use them."
experiments in journalism
thelife.boats is a sanctuary and contact point in case Twitter blows up. Maintained by the Brick House journalism cooperative. Conversation is very welcome, but optional.