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Feb

Reform efforts are a joke. We got a watered down civilian review board that’s not worth the paper its written on and a host ‘reforms’ that can be easily undone in the Missouri Legislature.

  • By Hands Up Dont Shoot

Reform efforts are a joke. We got a watered down civilian review board that’s not worth the paper its written on and a host ‘reforms’ that can be easily undone in the Missouri Legislature.

Missouri Legislature should not repeal post-Ferguson reforms

Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Department of Justice’s “Dear Colleague” letter, which was issued to state and local governments to remind them of constitutional standards in the use of

17

Feb

Read the comments… huge diff from the narrative black progressives are pushing. The fact that black progressives are still caping for a corrupt electoral process that stay being exposed…. and for progressives and the Democratic Party within in the era of Trump instead of creating/exploring viable alternatives for the black constituency that put them in power speaks volumes.<br><br>Why are we on the frontlines of the battle between white progressives and establishment democrats instead of positioning ourselves?

  • By Hands Up Dont Shoot

Read the comments… huge diff from the narrative black progressives are pushing. The fact that black progressives are still caping for a corrupt electoral process that stay being exposed…. and for progressives and the Democratic Party within in the era of Trump instead of creating/exploring viable alternatives for the black constituency that put them in power speaks volumes.

Why are we on the frontlines of the battle between white progressives and establishment democrats instead of positioning ourselves?

After Annie Rice’s Victory, Democrats Weigh Punishing Her Supporters

Last night, Annie Rice won a resounding victory, with nearly 60 percent of 8th ward voters choosing her to represent them on the city’s Board…

17

Feb

Keep telling y’all we have no allies… <br><br>”In several Twitter exchanges, mostly in 2013 and 2014, Norton referred to other Twitter users with a gay slur. On multiple occasions she also tweeted the n-word.<br><br>“At this point, as far as I’m concerned no one is a terrorist, in exactly the same way no human being is a n‑‑‑‑‑,” she tweeted in October 2013.<br><br>In 2009, she retweeted essayist John Perry Barlow, saying, “If God had meant a n‑‑‑‑‑ to talk to our schoolchildren, He would have would have made him president. Oh, but wait. Um.”<br><br>She described herself as a “queer activist” and she said she uses “their language” when she speaks to communities. She said she used the phrases “occasionally when amongst gay friends in our community.”<br><br>She said she retweeted Barlow’s sarcastic tweet that was meant to “slap back at racists” after Barack Obama was first elected president. She also said she used a “variation of offensive language to talk about questions of tone.”<br><br>“I was trying to make a point, but something else would have made that point better,” she acknowledged.<br><br>“As I said so many times to the @nytimes, no harm no foul,” she tweeted. “I’m sorry I can’t do the work I wanted to do with them. I wish there had been a way, but ultimately, they need to feel safe with how the net will react to their opinion writers.”<br><br>Norton, a freelance writer, is best known for her work in Wired, covering hacker culture, Anonymous and the Occupy movement.”<br><br>This is the same NYT that validates, amplifies and gives space to the same ilk within our movement.

  • By Hands Up Dont Shoot

Keep telling y’all we have no allies…

“In several Twitter exchanges, mostly in 2013 and 2014, Norton referred to other Twitter users with a gay slur. On multiple occasions she also tweeted the n-word.

“At this point, as far as I’m concerned no one is a terrorist, in exactly the same way no human being is a n‑‑‑‑‑,” she tweeted in October 2013.

In 2009, she retweeted essayist John Perry Barlow, saying, “If God had meant a n‑‑‑‑‑ to talk to our schoolchildren, He would have would have made him president. Oh, but wait. Um.”

She described herself as a “queer activist” and she said she uses “their language” when she speaks to communities. She said she used the phrases “occasionally when amongst gay friends in our community.”

She said she retweeted Barlow’s sarcastic tweet that was meant to “slap back at racists” after Barack Obama was first elected president. She also said she used a “variation of offensive language to talk about questions of tone.”

“I was trying to make a point, but something else would have made that point better,” she acknowledged.

“As I said so many times to the @nytimes, no harm no foul,” she tweeted. “I’m sorry I can’t do the work I wanted to do with them. I wish there had been a way, but ultimately, they need to feel safe with how the net will react to their opinion writers.”

Norton, a freelance writer, is best known for her work in Wired, covering hacker culture, Anonymous and the Occupy movement.”

This is the same NYT that validates, amplifies and gives space to the same ilk within our movement.

New York Times hired, then quickly unhired, writer who tweeted about befriending neo-Nazis

Quinn Norton had been hired to the New York Times editorial board to write about “power, culture and consequences of technology.”