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thelegendarybirdmonster wrote (edited )

If you become a foster parent, you may get some govt help.

maybe ad revenue on a website, if you find an interesting niche.


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celebratedrecluse wrote

and yet, not taking them in is also exploitative, for you are exploiting your legal (and perhaps within one's own ethical framework too) ability to simply do nothing without consequence while children suffer and are denied parental relationships-- except with those who are more likely to be abusive, like the religious fundamentalists who adopt children to advance their thanatic worldview.

And furthermore, to take them in while refusing the money, is also exploitative, for you are refusing them the money you could otherwise use to take care of them, condemning them to a lower standard of living.

It seems that exploitation is not a piece of dirt which can be washed away from hands that only need know the clean shining path. Instead, like microplastics, exploitation is everywhere in this moment of catastrophe: in the air, in friendships, even in our own bodies.


sadie_killer wrote

most of the time, putting ads on a website is just enabling other people to exploit visitor's data, which can also tie in to more direct exploitation and discrimination.
i get the impression that nowadays you're not gonna get more than pocket change anyway without being really active in chasing down google's wild geese.

there is the option of direct relationships with people to put static ads on a site, but i'm not sure if that's a thing outside of sex blogs and related things.


NoPoint wrote

One way to create an effective monetization strategy is to build specialized search/shopping experiences for a class of products. Then use affiliate links to monetize the search service.