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1/ Content warning: sexual harassment and assault. The @theNASEM released a report on sexual harassment in medicine. Disturbing quotes by #womeinmedicine from the report are in this thread (17). #MeToo #MeTooSTEM #heforshe @womeninmedchat @physcianwomen bit.ly/2JzUunm
2/ Residency. "But, the thing is about residency training is everyone is having human rights violations. So, it’s just like tolerable sexual harassment." (Nontenure-track faculty) #believewomen #MeToo #MeTooSTEM #womeinmedicine #metoophd #metoomed #MedEd #sheforshe #heforshe
3/ Culture. "I still don’t think that the prospect of being sexually assaulted was as bad as watching the next generation of sexual harassers being formed. I think that was the worst part for me." (Nontenure-track faculty) #MeToo #MeTooSTEM #womeinmedicine #MedEd #heforshe
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It’s so funny and ironic how #liberals call #RadicalFeminism#WhiteFeminism”, yet, I’ve come across so much actual #racism directed at me and other #GenderCritical black women from self-righteous #trans activists/allies and libfems. 🙄
I’ve gotten more racism from that crowd in the past two weeks than I’ve gotten from any #RadicalFeminists in two months. Or any amount of time. Liberals routinely erase the radical #WomenOfColor from history who either called themselves #radfems or influenced radical feminism so
that they can call radical feminism “white”, misappropriate #Intersectionality from #BlackFeminism to try and justify including males in #feminism, argue that “transwomen are women the same way Black women are women”, (racist and dehumanizing comparison of black women to males),
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I was denied service at 2 diff. Chinese restaurants in LDN. EP1, my cousin asks the lady why she was asking us 2 leave and “this is not a fast food restaurant” she answers. He calmly tells her that she cant do that. I told my cousin 2 let it go & we walked out #rascismisalive
EP2 My @malaikaaminata friend & I walk in2 another Chinese restaurant. We sit at an empty table. A lady comes over asking us 2 move upstairs. Prepared by my previous incident I say no right away. She starts shouting at us 2 move bcos the table is for 4. #rasicismisalive @kuvie_
2 avoid an incident, I look right over at the next table & notice 2 ladies sitting at another table for 4. I ask them if it’s ok for us to share the table. They agree and make room for us. We sit down and this is what ensues @wanlov @panjianoff @niikotei @tafari #rasicismisalive
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.Every day in twitterverse I watch straight young white people who identify as "progressive" demean and diminish the lives of the marginalized & insist that WE need to recognize that "economic security" is the #1 issue all liberals need to focus on which will then solve all. (1)
.I watch them speak from their lofty privilege not realizing that they are standing on a platform built by the very people they demean. Their lack of gratitude for the work of these before them blows my mind. Their robotic devotion to an establishment man with minimal (2)
.accomplishments in his career is staggering. What saves me from despair is the ongoing work of POC and LGBTQ activists and allies who continue to engage the #racist & #homophobic #misogynist #transphobic "sleeping" people. Huge credit to all of you doing this work (3)
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(1) #BillClinton granted a #pardon to #MarcRich, who was convicted of #racketeering and #taxevasion and was on #FBI 's #MostWanted list.
(2) The pardon followed donations by #DeniseRich of $1M to the Dems, $100K+ to #Hillary 's campaign and $450K to the #ClintonLibrary .
(3) #Obama granted #clemency to 1,927 criminals, more than any other President . He released to the public 504 inmates w/ #LifeSentences .
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So, I mentioned yesterday that it felt like the so-called "feminists" on everybody's least favourite board were, in the terms of the analogy, working themselves up to another tantrum spiral.

Turns out I was right. And with things like this I hate being right, but, well, at least it's even more exposure about what really goes on at the so-called "Feminism Chat" board on @MumsnetTowers #mumsnet

CW: #Transphobia

2/n Yet another #transphobic post from the so-called
So, first of all, what am I talking about when I say 'tantrum spiral'.

@MumsnetTowers so-called "feminists" have a distinct posting pattern of late.

i) Things start to slump on the board, and they lose a few more posters.
ii) To try and make the board look more...

3/n
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Translation: The new anthem policy was approved by White team owners who literally think they own the Black athletes on their teams.
Be careful what you wish for, @NFL. The game CANNOT be played without the players and you’ll learn it the hard way when they #TakeAKnee on your whole football season.
The irony and unmitigated gall of White conservatives lamenting how “disrespectful” kneeling during the anthem is to America when they voted for a fucking TRAITOR and still wholeheartedly support every corrupt, anti-American, treasonous thing he’s doing. GTFOH.
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Structural #misogyny is as deeply entrenched as #racism. Women are paid less: only 5% of highest wage earners & 80% of lowest. 1 in 5 is raped, 1 in 4 a victim of DV. Hillary addressed BOTH racism & misogyny AND pledged to create a gender & race parous admin, upending status quo.
No other woman in US history got within reach of political power that #HillaryClinton did.

It took 242yrs.

Somehow that doesn't register with folks as a huge issue: that folks STILL want to invalidate HRC's accomplishments to refute what was done to her: A stolen presidency.
For weeks the nation stopped to fight for Al Gore in 2000. There wasn't a moment or a single recount for #HillaryClinton.

Why not?

Why did we just accept that states that hadn't voted #GOP in decades had narrowly--mere thousands, less than a half percent of votes--gone red?
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(1) Racist. As a Trump supporter, I hear that all the time. “YOU’RE A RACIST!”

Let’s explore. #Racism
(2) The actual roots of racism, lie squarely in the democrat’s court. See actual DNC photograph:
(3) Remember this LBJ quote? “I’ll have those ni**ers voting Democrat for 200 years”
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The capitalist argument that there will always be a need for garbage-men and toilet cleaners, is very telling on the issue of racism. Racism is not just affecting the ones living next to us, but effects trans-nationally. #marxism #racism #capitalism #intersectionality
Racism is a cornerstone of outsourcing labor to the lower classes and the lower ethnicities both within the exploiting country, and outside in economically weaker countries. In capitalism, each economic class, ethnicity class, and sex class is assigned labor roles.
Racism serves to keep the people within and ethnicity class in their assigned labor roles. Just the same as misogyny serves to keep women in assigned labor roles (overlapping in ethnicity and the same sex).
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I stand with @JoyAnnReid
I stand with black women.
I stood with black women in 2005.
I've stood with black women since I was a child & my parents were Civil Rights workers.
I will stand with black women till my last breath.
If you do NOT stand with black women, ask yourself why.
As a #lesbian, I hope people will stand with/for me.
They don't always, because being an ally takes work.
But I welcome allies, no matter how long it takes folks to get there.
We must believe in people being able to #change.
None of us has perfect politics nor personal lives.
Every day people change.
People who were racists realize they were wrong.
Men who were misogynists realize women are people.
Homophobes realize they were wrong.

We all have the power to realize we have been wrong and to change.
Embrace change.
It's how we heal the world.
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What the hell will it take to bring down the corrupt @Conservatives government?

Here's an evolving thread listing Tory atrocities (in no particular order).

#fbpe #waton #abtv #indyref2 #notinmynameTheresaMay
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A thread of excerpts from #MLK books, speeches, essays and sermons. On today, the 50th anniversary of the day he was assassinated, learn about #MartinLutherKingJr, and his thoughts on relevant issues, from King. From ‘Beyond Vietnam’... #MLK50Forward
#MLK on the connection between #slavery, #racism and #policebrutality. From his book, ‘Why We Can’t Wait.’ #MLK50Forward #MartinLutherKingJr
From #MLK’s last book, ‘Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community.?’ #TripleEvils #Racism #Materialism #Militarism #WorldHouse #MLK50Forward
#MartinLutherKingJr
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The call for #GenerationalBlending and an #IntergenerationalConsensus continues to gather traction as we draw towards elections. Zimbabweans are a conservative lot who are not attracted to extreme right and liberal undertones being fronted by the MDC
@edhasmyvote @BooBoy112
The next election will be no different from the previous elections. The only difference will be the different names on the ballot. This means, the party that won in 2013 is poised for the same, if not greater, win this year. @MisterFa1980 @YLZANUPF1
3. ZANU PF has proven beyond any shadow of doubt it is the party whose policies and polity resonates with the masses of Zimbabwe. This Zanu PF has done through opening up the space for economic growth and prosperity for all Zimbos. @BooBoy112
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#MarchForwardMA @MarchForwardMA wins. We have been assessing statements from hundreds of chapters and orgs regarding #WomensMarch #AntiSemitism. We can conclude this statement is the most shockingly offensive yet. Comments are equally disgusted. #EpicFail facebook.com/MarchForwardMA…
"We acknowledge that much of the demand to ‘condemn’ or ‘renounce’ Farrakhan is not itself a call to work for justice on behalf of marginalized communities, but is merely performative. We are not merely performative allies together in this movement." @MarchForwardMA #VictimShames
The Comments:

"All good. This was the last straw.
Check out We Are March On (@WeAreMarchOn): twitter.com/WeAreMarchOn?s…"
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I've talked before about Russian #disinformation, and how the goal is to exploit existing divisive issues to weaken the enemy. 1 #InformationWarfare #WednesdayWisdom #CambridgeAnalytica #Russie #Putin #deza
Bernie v. Hillary, Benghazi & the "email scandal" were perfect targets. There was already tension & division on those topics, so they were easy to exploit. 2
Russia also targeted #peopleofcolor (specifically black voters) to sow distrust of Hillary & the political process, which helped Trump's campaign. 3
vox.com/2018/2/16/1702…
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The current dialogue about #DACA affects everyone in the US. How?

#Racism & #scapegoating & affect all minorities.

Deporting #DREAMers & undocumented #immigrants will have very negative impacts to the #economy. That affects everyone else. THREAD 1 #DreamActNow #immigration
The sociological concept of the “other” is important to this discussion. If you haven’t heard of it before, here is a brief overview from othersociologist.com/otherness-reso…. 2 #identity #race #sociology #Science
People in power define social identities as they have the means to control the narrative – news coverage, platforms to broadcast their platforms, & the power to influence law enforcement and legislation. Social identity affects how people perceive themselves and others. 3
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This has been brewing in me for months. #Thread #realtalk abt #race & #racism #violence #domesticviolence "rural crime" in #Saskatchewan #skpoli & the #GeraldStanley trial, #ColtenBoushie #trc

1. Booze cruising. Vandalizing. Stealing gas. Swiping cars. Breaking into houses [...]
2. Breaking into cars. Breaking into abandoned farm houses. Lighting fireworks on people's lawns. Driving erratically. Binge drinking. Smoking meth. Selling drugs. Taking mystery pills. Shoplifting. Pulling nasty pranks. Sexing up older men to buy us booze when our parents [...]
3. started locking up the liquor cabinet. Driving drunk. Blowing a tire. Getting picked up by the cops. Getting a gentle reprimand from the cops. Getting a ride home from the cops who, even though they know I did a bad thing, don't talk to my parents about it.
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1. #QAnon's drops can require some time for personal analysis and input from the many good people digging. Here's my summary of key intel from the last week+ (1/19 - 1/27) of #Q drops. For Twitter efficiency, I will provide the direct link to the related posts as I review.
2. Chuckie Schumer was put on notice by #POTUS that his role in #Treason is known. Did you notice how # Schumer sulked away to the corner after his failed shutdown effort? 8ch.net//qresearch/res…
3. Read this whole #Q post as it has so much meaning. "Will Sessions drop the Hammer?" HAMMER refers to the very secretive NSA spying program. The same tools used to spy on #Trump will be their undoing. 8ch.net//greatawakenin…
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Early Signs of Trouble - A History of #WhiteSupremacy at First Baptist Church (Dallas).

How a #Dallas church with a history of oppposing civil rights for African Americans formed a long and toxic relationship with the Republican Party. #maga #blackconservatives #BlackTwitter
“In 1956, the Supreme Court had recently struck down school segregation in the Brown v. Board of Education case. President Eisenhower had sponsored sweeping civil rights legislation.”
Dr. King was organizing bus boycotts. Pressure was building against segregation across the South. At that time, there may have been no more influential figure in the Southern Baptist Convention than W.A. Criswell, the pastor of the enormous First Baptist Church in Dallas.
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"#ChuckAndNancy" #LimousineLiberals #Politics -- #DemExit #EPluribusUnum

Genevieve Wood: Schumer Shutdown Makes Clear Democrats’ Real Priorities
dailysignal.com/2018/01/21/sch…

#SchumerShutdown | #tcot #PJNET
#LimousineLiberals #Soros #SJW #Antifa #LiberalFascism -- #DemExit #EPluribusUnum

Antifa Member in Custody After Hospitalizing 56 Year Old Outside ‘Night For Freedom’ Event
breitbart.com/tech/2018/01/2…
| #tcot #PJNET
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THREAD

1.)

Eric, I'm going to be straight with you. You are not known as the smart Trump, so I am going to have to do multiple Tweets (a thread) to TRY to educate you. It turned out to be 15 tweets.

Yes, we know that all he cares about is "green".
2.)

He proved that with the #TaxScamBill. Got a lot for you guys with that one. #InheritanceTax

You got the "Green Thing" right, so let us talk about the #Racist thing. I know you believe what you say, but your problem is you do not know what #Racism or #Racist means.
3.)

Tell me what you think after you learn what it means, ok.

rac·ist

ˈrāsəst/

noun

a person who shows or feels discrimination or prejudice against people of other races, or who believes that a particular race is superior to another.
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1.) Pretty much my entire life I've been asked (primary by white people) the question that I imagine every "asian" person cringes at inside: "Where are you from?" I'm certain the person asking this is completely ignorant to how annoying this question is and why...
2.) Over time, I began to answer the question by saying "New York" or "California" - where I had spent my childhood and formative years - just to give the person the benefit of the doubt that they weren't going where I already knew they were...
3.) Inevitably, they would follow-up with some version of "no, I mean what is your background? Chinese or Japanese?" A.) WTF does it matter B.) Does anyone come up to you and ask - "hey, you Irish or German or Scottish or French or Dutch or etc...
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