An automatically generated list of links that caught my eye between July 16th and July 30th.
‘Liberals are using their cultural power against the right because it’s the only power they have left, and people have a desperate need to say, and to hear others say, that what is happening in this country is intolerable.’
‘Shame is a potent weapon, and it’s little surprise that people invested in the status quo want those who can wield it to unilaterally disarm.’
And if that upsets you, especially because I used such uncouth language, and we on the left must not stoop to such levels if we want to avoid alienating people, read this Twitter thread and re-think your outrage.
An automatically generated list of links that caught my eye between April 19th and April 30th.
The day we accept ANY of this as normal, we have already lost. Fascism accumulates power by pushing people, by testing us, by testing boundaries.
Don’t let the apologists and obfuscations dominate the conversation. Name things for what they are.
I’m far from the only person to be noting this, but I’m continually annoyed by the willingness of people to accept the term ‘alt-right’ rather than just calling these people out for what they are: neo-Nazis.