OPINION: @liel - 'You don’t get to be “against the rich” if the richest people in the country fund your party in order to preserve their government-sponsored monopolies. (1/7)
CONTD: 'You are not “a supporter of free speech” if you oppose free speech for people who disagree with you. You are not “for the people” if you pit most of them against each other based on the color of their skin,You are not “serious about economic inequality” (2/7)
CONTD: 'when you happily order from Amazon without caring much for the devastating impact your purchases have on the small businesses that increasingly are either subjugated by Jeff Bezos’ behemoth or crushed by it altogether. (3/7)
CONTD: 'You are not “for science” if you refuse to consider hypotheses that don’t conform to your political convictions and then try to ban critical thought and inquiry from the internet. You are not an “anti-racist” if you label—and sort!—people by race. (4/7)
CONTD: 'You are not “against conformism” when you scare people out of voicing dissenting opinions.'
CONTD: 'When “the left” becomes the party of wealthy elites and state security agencies who preach racial division, state censorship, contempt for ordinary citizens and for the U.S. Constitution, (6/7)
CONTD: 'and telling people what to do and think at every turn, then that’s the side you are on, if you are “on the left”—those are the policies and beliefs you stand for and have to defend.'
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