β€œIt is inevitable” is what a politician says when they want to do something they know is unpopular and don't want you to fight back.

Let's get something clear...

The exodus from Twitter is not because of Trolls. Those were easily handled. The problem was that Twitter was being paid by the Govt to turn a blind eye to the radicalisation of the Majority community.

The exodus is not in fear but in disgust.

a fun fact about "First They Came": the version used by the US Holocaust Museum omits the first verse, "first they came for the communists", because it was established during the Cold War and so it can't be giving people ideas that going after communists is bad

People who do shit like accuse Ilhan Omer of antisemitism for pointing out that Stephen Miller is a white nationalist because he's a Jew are making it very difficult for Jews to address the ways white supremacy targets our community and are undermining our ability to build solidarity with other marginalized ethnic communities but honestly that's probably the point so... πŸ™ƒ

We released #PeerTube v2 yesterday!
Improvements on federation, instances presentation and a brand new JoinPeertube.org !
We're talking about live-streaming for the v3... more info here framablog.org/2019/11/12/peert

Journalists on mastodon, raise hands, please? Making a list.
That's across media, and including feature writers, columnists, photo- and video-journalists.

I think I'll reach out to some mentors in the morning and listen to what they think.

But seriously, I didn't expect β€œfuck off” for disagreeing with a tactic. Normally, when I'm in the minority position in that situation I just leave the org. Except now I'm in a majority position and a leadership role.

What do I do? Do I say being rude is unacceptable? Am I tone-policing? Am I inadvertently silencing them if I allow myself to raise my voice?

Sometimes I gotta remember that not only will people not agree with me but proceed to insult and threaten me.

I know it isn't supposed to get to me, but I'm not sure my skin is thick enough yet for some of the interpersonal conflict that comes with organizing.

Calling all Glaswegians and Edinburghers!

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If you're interested or know someone who might be check out the link below:

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@wintgenstein
Did you know of the italian bootleg Donald Duck comics where he straight up starts the revolution? Those were good times!

Request for Masto instance rec :BoostOkay: 

Is there anything out there about the intersection of Sikhism and Anarchism? Maia Ramnath briefly touched on it in 'Decolonizing Anarchism', but I'm not aware of any other writing on it

Revolutionary conditions are when the people cease believing that the existing institutions will deliver what they need and take things in their own hands.

In some sense, we both have and don't have revolutionary conditions. Things are bad enough that people could rise up, but in many places it hasn't happened yet.

I used to give leftists side-eye for calling neoliberals as bad as right-wingers. Then I got to watch neoliberals squeal in delight at the thought of killing leftists.

I still think there is a difference but for coalition building purposes I am no longer under any illusions of what neoliberals are willing to do.

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