White women stay enemies of progress.
This is the feminism white feminists want: girls support girls' racism 😌
Says a lot that a major liberal feminist hero is blatantly anti-black
White feminists will really care more about a rich powerful white woman's legacy than actual oppression against POC. Hate to see it.
This is also about class solidarity. Another reason to stop treating corporate media as unbiased. They say what the most powerful people want them to say. That's how antiblackness still runs rampant in media, esp news media.
RBG's refusal to retire was the whitest thing ever. A Black feminist wouldn't have taken the chance

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14 Oct
Who's going to tell him his "strong belief" in profiting from transphobia doesn't change the mountain of evidence showing media plays a huge role in what kinds of violence we find acceptable?
If media didn't translate to real world harm, we shouldn't have blackface and other racist tropes to justify racism.

Just look at history and you see the connections between mainstream media and harm irl.
This is NOT the same and he knows it. Especially since research shows using humor to normalize bigotry can be even more dangerous bc people have their guard down.

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12 Oct
Another factor in my disillusionment with tiktok: conservatives and reactionaries scour the platform to find new targets to misrepresent and bully
Super fucked how wealthy reactionaries like ShapΒ‘ro pick random regular people (who are doing uncompensated labor) to be targeted by coordinated harassment campaigns
It's sad how digital work has proven to be integral to left of center, yet there hasn't been any real investment in protecting us.
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12 Oct
Sigh of course a colonizer would think a warthog is friendly πŸ™ƒ
The way the animal played him 😭😭😭
Man thought he had a meet and greet with Pumbaa lmao
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11 Oct
The underlying (and dangerous) message here: Netflix execs are the ones who decide what's "designed to incite hate or violence"

what are their credentials? we can't ignore they have financial incentive to lie and cross the line. There's an inherent conflict of interest. Sarandos also said that Cha...
the statement overall just sounds very condescending and "we know better than you" theverge.com/2021/10/11/227…
"distinguishing between commentary and harm is hard, especially with stand-up comedy which exists to push boundaries"

except no boundaries were pushed. transphobia is mainstream. it's the same old shit.
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