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“Ex-Gay, Ex-Trans” Activists Participate in DC “Freedom March”

“Ex-Gay, Ex-Trans” Activists Participate in DC “Freedom March”

Hallelujah! Thank you God! Hallelujah! Ge can rescue anybody. I believe some of you here today are still battling thoughts and temptations. God wants to deliver you from every yoke of bondage. He wants you to take every thought captive and lay aside every weight and the sin that does so easily entangle you. I am an ally. Not only do I have friends who are homosexuals, but I also have am advocate and friend to one of the most…

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Tweet Freedom! How to Access Twitter in Asia and the Middle East

Tweet Freedom! How to Access Twitter in Asia and the Middle East

We rely on Twitter to get breaking news, discover interesting content, and stay in touch with our followers. But using Twitter in certain countries in Asia and the Middle East is… well, impossible. That’s because some governments and ISPs use firewalls and censorship laws to stop citizens from communicating with each other. But blocking access to Twitter is a direct assault on our freedom of expression… and freedom to watch cat videos. This is why people all over the world…

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Democracy is Good, Actually | Very Important Docs²⁵

Democracy is Good, Actually | Very Important Docs²⁵

– Democracy is great, I mean it would be if only people were smart. but the problem is that people are just so stupid. If you try and tell people the facts they just fart right in your face. They use non-specific words like “stuff” and “things” and they wear pajamas to Walmart. Morons! Allow me to hallucinate the perfunctory manner in which the quintessential every day people perform their general malaise. Big words! The average person gets up every…

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Hashtag politics: 4 key ways digital activism is inegalitarian | Jen Schradie

Hashtag politics: 4 key ways digital activism is inegalitarian | Jen Schradie

A key claim that’s made around digital activism is that it is this more egalitarian space and also enables a wider variety of people to participate because of the lowered costs of participation. And this argument is made because of how expensive it is in terms of time and energy, for example, to print out flyers or go to a meeting to plan an event. Someone may need to pay bus fare or gas or pay for child care. And…

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Twitter Is Garbage, Run by Fascists (Jack Dorsey & Vijaya Gadde)

Twitter Is Garbage, Run by Fascists (Jack Dorsey & Vijaya Gadde)

I am officially done with Twitter. But since Twitter has been defending itself in recent months against complaints that the platform is seriously biased and corrupt, I wanted to make one more video about this, because the exchange I had with Twitter after my video yesterday provides yet another example of how the major social media platforms have become tyrannies. So, to recap: Yesterday, I got this message from Twitter. We’ve temporarily limited some of your account features. What happened?…

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