As promised (or threatened), this is the weekly Twitter roundup. Note that tweets of articles generally include header images from the articles, which are not included here unless they happen to be available under a free license. Most are not.

diagrams showing the division of the day and of the week

9:02 AM · Mon 06 January 2020

Immigration Detention Is Part of Mass Incarceration: The Case for Abolishing ICE and Everything Else from The Intercept

…immigration prison is a reminder that human bondage based on racial and economic markers of undesirability can’t be relegated to some distant past…

12:00 PM - Mon 06 January 2020

Every person takes the limits of their own field of vision for the limits of the world.

Arthur Schopenhauer

9:03 AM - Tue 07 January 2020

Extinction Rebellion is using holacracy to scale its international movement from Quartz

“We’re not dogmatic…it’s an adaptive version”…

12:02 PM - Tue 07 January 2020

The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

9:05 AM - Wed 08 January 2020

How the Entertainment Industry Solved Piracy, Then Made It Popular Again from Vice News

…an ocean of costly services—all rushing to hide exclusive content behind paywalls…

12:03 PM - Wed 08 January 2020

One is tempted to define man as a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.

Oscar Wilde

9:04 AM - Thu 09 January 2020

When auto assembly plants close, opioid deaths rise from Futurity

…five years after the plants closed, opioid overdose mortality rates among adults ages 16 to 65 in those counties were 85% higher…

12:01 PM - Thu 09 January 2020

We judge ourselves by what we are capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

9:01 AM - Fri 10 January 2020

Deceased GOP Strategist’s Daughter Makes Files Public That Republicans Wanted Sealed from NPR

“State legislature, it doesn’t matter who votes for what. Congress, it doesn’t matter who votes for what. And president, it doesn’t matter,” she says.

12:04 PM - Fri 10 January 2020

One dies only once, and then for such a long time!


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Credits: Header image is Circular diagrams showing the division of the day and of the week from a manuscript drafted during the Carolingian Dynasty.