covid 

can't quite describe how bristlingly angry it makes me to see the government open up businesses during covid but Not open up government organizations and offices etc

covid 

like "we're excited to let u know we're opening bars and private recreational activities and other non-essential things back up :) but just to make sure Absolutely Everyone's as safe as can be, stuff like social security offices and libraries will still be closed"

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covid 

like both these types of locations involve large amounts of people passing through areas but only one type is literally Wicked Important, especially for poorer demographics lmao

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covid 

like maybe there's a good reason that i haven't thought of?? but it really feels like "we need the economy to start again and to get our nice leisure activities back but not at the expense of our own people"

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covid, libraries 

"libraries are very good but are they really essential in the short term??"
-are one of the Very Few indoor places houseless people can hangout for free
-similarly, a safe place for minors to spend time unattended if for some reason they can't be at home or with their guardians
-free internet and printers for the not insignificance portion of people who don't have access to those things, which are like, Wildly Essential to live

covid, libraries, abuse ment 

-a place people (children, ppl being abused, etc) can somewhat anonymously access information and resources they might not be able to @ home
-good (free!! free this is so important that It's Free) general stopping point for all sorts of emergencies bc they have electrical outlets, seating, public bathrooms, etc

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covid, libraries 

like i'm definitely not saying they should stay open at The Risk Of Lives it's just mind boggling to me that golf courses are allowed to run and libraries aren't u kno. feels a little late stage capitalism dystopian american hellscape

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