Bannon is portrayed as believing that a “global existential war” with radical jihadis (and maybe China as well) is inevitable, and that authoritarian politics in the USA is the only way to prepare the nation for victory.
Broadly, conservatism vs progressives / social liberties vs authoritarianism / social justice vs elitist marginalisation.
Later this week I will be part of my first anti-fascist #resist planning meeting*. I’m on a steep learning curve here, but I refuse to be just an observer any more. I will not be passive.
Anyone else organising with anti-fascist #resistance movements, I’d like to know anything you’re authorised to share with others. We need to be visible.
Published on the Dangerous Women Project a few weeks ago.
Political correctness: how the right invented a phantom enemy | The Long Read on The Guardian
I wish all of you celebrating Thanksgiving a day that you feel good about afterwards, however you’ve decided to make that happen. Good luck. Here’s some jolly kittens to inspire you.
This call-to-activism post from Anita Sarkeesian lists useful resources for those who want to become more politically engaged as they contemplate President-Elect Trump. So if you’ve been wondering what you can do, here’s some food for thought. Lauren Chief Elk and others have some thoughts as well.
Mashable shares a depressingly long list of hateful attacks shared online since Trump’s election: just a sampling of reports tweeted by Shaun King. Read it and weep, because it’s only going to get worse.
This is my first post for NaBloPoMo 2016, and I’m cheating a bit by reusing something I wrote a few weeks ago for a friend. I hope others might find it helpful too.
Maybe [the press] should take a little deeper look into the underlying lack of trust in all institutions instead of attributing the numbers to alleged character flaws of individuals.
The 45th Federal Parliament of Australia should be interesting. As in ancient curse/benison “interesting”.
But as the Canberra politicians put on their solemnest faces today, the world keeps turning: what news story/commentary/analysis has grabbed your attention lately?