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46% of U.S. social media users now access platforms such as Twitter and Facebook via their mobile phone, up 9% – almost one-quarter overall – from 2011.
🧵The AP’s review found at least 3 Trump campaign aides named on the permit for the Jan. 6 event. Megan Powers was listed as one of two operations managers for the Jan. 6 event, and her LinkedIn profile says she was the Trump campaign’s director of operations into January 2021. https://t.co/OFPPhBPw3n
“A colossal failure at every level of government” Nearly one year after the U.S. found its first known coronavirus case, the country is hurtling toward 400,000 total deaths, and cases, hospitalizations and deaths have reached record highs. https://t.co/umCswfSS3P
Random, but the quake also ruined KitKats for us (another new flavor, how FASCINATING 🙄) Nestle donated/dumped tons of them at local schools after the quake and we were up to our eyelids w/ KitKats for months. I’ve never been excited to eat one again. (Thanks Nestle, but still.)
It bears repeating: “Far-right extremism is not a small-fringe worldview, it’s not an insular cult that only reaches a few dozen or a few hundred people — it’s a wide-ranging worldview embedded in American society.” https://t.co/wrmuThiqkl
How do we cope with disaster trauma? That’s something I’ve been thinking about as we face more and more climate-related disasters. Physical survival is paramount, of course, but the PTSD following experiences like this can be crippling, especially when you’re a kid.
Not CG. This is what people awoke to 26 years ago after just 20 seconds of tremors. The Great Hanshin earthquake of January 17, 1995 https://t.co/WsAuURxZSo
You can see my beloved Hankyu train in the rubble after the 1995 Kobe quake. It took less than 5 months for Hankyu to get its entire network running again. https://t.co/8b94Wz8s3e https://t.co/2UfAbU9diD
It's not, at all, unless you're so fragile and insecure that you define masculinity by a person's ability to coldly dominate everything and everyone. https://t.co/vKBvkbafTL
A flier for a pro-Trump rally in Japan with the words to Japan’s national anthem as well as the words to The Star-Spangled Banner...the latter written entirely in katakana. 🤣 https://t.co/djvGJ2QBwX