@LydiaConwell the user base skews "libertarian" and "free speech"-y, and the ceo takes a no-moderation approach https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/mewe-anti-vaxxers-conspiracy-theorists-822746/
@LydiaConwell In Switzerland they split into left and right greens because that question has no good answer. Personally, I like the “melon green” – green on the outside, red on the inside.
Neo-Nazi and Alt-Right Iconography and Symbols (Mega Post, boosts welcome)
What truly depressed me seeing all of these is just how many come from Norse Mythology, despite the actual mythos being far more equality than what these fuck perceive.
Oh and this is not by me, it's by this user on Facebook:
Jeffrey Bergeron on Facebook
This is a fantastic article by Caitlin johnstone about propaganda and psychological failings that make people susceptible to propaganda.
This is a short story on my new blog:
It's about the future or something. It's called Your Overton Window.
Is it me or have all the radical voices on social media reached a point where they are vying for moderate left politics?
Occupy London once spoke of ending capitalism but now seem mostly content with supporting the current Labour party. I support the Labour party over the fucking Tories but I don't see Labour as the end goal.
You could say Corbyn as leader and all the flak he gets has created a viable left-leaning opportunity - to the point many socialists are becoming content with the banal.
I guess it's a bit like the Overton window. The Overton Window is a concept that many people, particularly centrists, would consider to be sensible, focusing on moderate ideas and ignoring extreme ideas.
But people on the left often see the Overton window as a narrow band of a wide and varied spectrum, and it is used only censor valuable debate and focus entirely on a centre/centre-right (or hard right) political stance.
If you have some time to spend, you could read this.
It might be worth reading, I haven't read it yet.
I watched The Doom Generation last night. Definitely Gregg Araki's only good film (not that I've seen them all)
I'm told it's based on some comic book or something. Maybe that is why it's good. All the ideas and story were already there to begin with
Having said that, I love the cinematography which is shady and closely shot, so much of the film is difficult to see clearly. The club scene at the beginning is perfectly shot and could have been shot in a studio or something, not even a real club
Twitter is like a load of politically mind people squabbling amongst themselves.
Is meritocracy a bad thing or good thing? By definition it is good but I often see the term used by the left in a negative way - like the 'merits' are actually wealth and inherited social position so the best positions go to people with those 'merits' rather than actual merits.
I don't know though. Someone tell me what the answer is.
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