This week in fascism
If you’re on twitter, use block together to add yourself to this blocklist in order to fight Alex Jones (the guy who uses his twitter platform to harass Sandy Hook families who lost their children in the Sandy Hook mass shooting). Twitter has refused to ban him and only suspended him briefly at all after this blocklist was started.
How to discuss the far right without empowering it (Answer: treat it like any other political party and show that there’s no there there.)
Reminder to check your voter registration and why you may have been pruned
Bait truck filled with Nikes in black Chicago neighborhood was part of railroad sting. Favorite quote: “In the Bait Car episode that took place in Englewood, the car itself was the bait, but the thieves ended up taking the police surveillance equipment in the trunk rather than the vehicle. They managed to escape before the authorities could apprehend them.”
Average salaries haven’t gone up much in the last 40 years
This is a splendid rage
Why so-called formerly “progressive” white men turned to Trump (hint: they’re sexist racist douches)
Why the use of the phrase “friend zone” needs to die I have been noticing a shift in its usage more recently to be a bit more empowering for women– I’m not sure if that’s better or worse than stopping the use of the phrase. I think maybe better? Because people really like the phrase, and it’s going to get used, so it’s better without the connotations of it being a bad thing.
What is a collider variable?
Does television kill your sex life? The answer may not surprise you.
Best and worst instant ramen
Woman takes nap