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Category Archives: poly-ticks
Sleep is a civil right. And not just any sleep — good sleep, correct sleep, sleep that leaves you rested, is a civil right. I feel weird stating that so strongly, but I feel like I almost never see it stated. … Continue reading
Step one: Do people have food, shelter, and access to health care and education? If yes, THEN spend fifty billion of their dollars unencrypting their emails. Yes? I mean, I do sorta have a degree in logic, but this doesn't … Continue reading
"Contracting" in tech is a bullshit arrangement almost entirely skewed to favor the employer. A true (independent) contractor arrangement requires tons of freedom on the contractor side — for example, they can't tell you where you work from, or what … Continue reading
Isn't it funny how citizens of the US have heard almost nothing but bland reassurances about how that whole cost-of-an-entire-war-to-bail-out-the-banks thing worked out? Yes, well. One of our country's greatest remaining investigative journalists has some news for you…the whole thing … Continue reading
Completely awesome infographic: Image Source: FloorGem …And two things to say about it: 1. When people get frothy about "government spending", wastefulness, and inefficiency, why do they never seem to be talking about things like the TSA? Why is it … Continue reading
This is kind of a big post for me: I'm coming out of the closet, as it were, with my stance on a big issue. I also intend this post to be a jumping-off point from which I do more … Continue reading