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Computer Security For Activists & Everyone (October 2018 Slides & Resources)

Here is a collection of resources from Oh Shit! What Now?’s October 2018 class, “Computer Security For Activists & Everyone.” We either used these resources and links in the creation of the class, or they offer opportunities for further learning and study. Current Events: Facebook & Google+ Hacked The Facebook Hack Exposes An Internet-Wide FailureĀ (WIRED)… Continue reading Computer Security For Activists & Everyone (October 2018 Slides & Resources)

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Computer Security & Online Privacy Basics (Oct 18)

In an age of mass surveillance and increasingly commonplace hacking, protecting yourself online can feel overwhelming. We’ll help you get a handle on your devices, including your computer and smartphone. We’ll start by explaining “threat modeling,” which helps you understand what steps to take when. We’ll outline some concrete solutions for encrypted messaging, secure email,… Continue reading Computer Security & Online Privacy Basics (Oct 18)

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Potluck Picnic & Pool Party Against Hate (August 12)

Please join Crustacean Zine Library, The Oh Shit! What Now? Collective, Raising Resisters, and other comrades for a Sunday Potluck Picnic and Pool Party at Brentwood Park in Austin, TX. Bring picnic-appropriate food and games, pool toys, supplies for making protest signs, and swimsuits. We will enjoy the commons and each others’ company while discussing… Continue reading Potluck Picnic & Pool Party Against Hate (August 12)

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CREATEive: The Power Of Art & Creativity in Building & Fighting (March 15)

Eleanor Goldfield is an activist, journalist, and performance artist. She hosts the weekly news program Act Out! and recently published “Paradigm Lost: Radical Verse & Visuals For The Shift.” Eleanor will discuss the power of art and creativity in both building and fighting — intercut with spoken word and visual projections. Monkeywrench Books is an… Continue reading CREATEive: The Power Of Art & Creativity in Building & Fighting (March 15)

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RESCHEDULED Conscious Relationships: Jealousy and Compersion (March 24)

Jealousy is a painful and complex emotion that can cause discord in relationships of all kinds, for many reasons. Experiencing jealousy is probably a natural part of the human experience for most people but, like so many other emotions, our culture often handles jealousy in unhealthy ways. “Compersion” is a term coined by the polyamory… Continue reading RESCHEDULED Conscious Relationships: Jealousy and Compersion (March 24)

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Conscious Relationships December: Differing Experiences & Exploring Happiness

We all come to our relationships from different places, bringing different experiences and baggage to the table. Building a healthy, conscious connection often means bridging those differences. Unpacking these differences can be especially important, and challenging, when forming relationships among people of different genders, races, ability, and so on. To balance out this serious topic,… Continue reading Conscious Relationships December: Differing Experiences & Exploring Happiness

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Social Media For Activists, Organizers & Everyone (Dec 9)

This class is open to everyone who wants to get more from social media, but is especially geared toward those who want to use it to build a better world. Social media alone can’t create social justice, but it’s a powerful tool for activists and community organizers to reach people and amplify their demands. Additionally,… Continue reading Social Media For Activists, Organizers & Everyone (Dec 9)