Britney Spears calls for wealth distribution and a general strike amidst coronavirus shutdown

Oops the proletariat did it again.

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Communion goes beyond walls 🌹🌹🌹

A post shared by Britney Spears (@britneyspears) on Mar 23, 2020 at 12:42pm PDT

Britney's bluntly communistic instagram post is not her own original material; rather, it's a quote and image she stole from writer/artist Mimi Zhu, creator of the write 2 heal newsletter. It's surprising to see a pop star of her calibre suddenly sharing red roses, but in hindsight, "Toxic" was very clearly about the ills of capitalism, and we just didn't realize it at the time.

Workers, bitch.

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Catalonian General Strike called for tomorrow, separation imminent

The brutal repression that Spain's government meted out to Catalonians in yesterday's independence referendum has cemented the determination of many in the region to be shut of the government, which is perceived as authoritarian and in thrall to the banks (especially the bondholders who worked with the EU to impose punishing austerity on Spain). Read the rest