Tag: activism

June 3, 2021

A warning about bad faith arguments and propaganda

I wrote a piece in October 2020 about live streaming. The article was written with the idea in mind that the argument against live streaming was genuine. That the people arguing were doing so in good faith. Perhaps some of them are. After all, they have every reason to be afraid. People in activism are […]

June 2, 2021

Quick Note on Metaphors

As a precursor to the lengthy arguments about anti-journalism and pseudo-anarchists attempting to censor activism, I want to briefly discuss these two specific ‘ metaphors ‘ that have been floating around the Twitter-sphere. These mantras are popular phrases used in an attempt to shut down arguments when journalists want to film any activist events. * […]

October 30, 2020

Notes Before the 2020 Election

[Pulled from the archives; much has changed since I began this draft; started sometime in August 2020 – finished 29 October 2020] Like many, I have expressed grave concerns for the coming election in November 2020. Like many, I am worried that it will not go without serious incident. My worries are not limited to […]

October 25, 2020

On the Rejection of Live Streaming

The rejection of live streaming by activists in the US is deeply concerning. I understand some of the arguments as to why live streaming seems like it could be dangerous to activists but these arguments are largely misguided. As I am tired of repeating myself, I decided to type all of this out. Live stream […]

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