Category Archives: “social activism”

MoveOn.org readies ‘rapid response’ to Trump, 800 protest marches planned

It’s not likely to happen, judging from Mr. Trump’s recent tweet clearly indicating he had no interest in such a move — despite persistent news coverage suggesting the contrary. But should Mr. Trump show Mr. Mueller the door, MoveOn.org is ready. The progressive activist group has already organized hundreds of protest rallies and marches, and mobilized a multitude.

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Christians and white people get ‘unmerited perks,’ live ‘easier’ lives, George Washington University seminar says

According to an event description, students in a 90-minute training session will learn about ways American Christians receive things they don’t deserve and are not worthy of getting: “How do we…acknowledge that Christians receive unmerited perks from institutions and systems all across our country?”

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NFL owners’ social justice cash may defuse anthem protests, may not satisfy fans

After two years of kneeling players and plummeting ratings, NFL owners are expected next week to put the finishing touches on an $89 million social justice package intended to defuse the sideline protest problem that began with Colin Kaepernick in 2016 and put the focus back on what happens on the field.

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Librarians invent new ‘queermisic microaggressions’

According to the guide, “Queermisic microaggressions” are similar to traditional microaggressions in that they can be unintentional comments that are interpreted as insults against LGBT people, except that microaggressions of the “queermisic” variety are rooted in “hate or hatred.”

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David Hogg Anti-Gun Ad: ‘What If Our Politicians Weren’t the B***h of the NRA?’

A face only a fist could love.

In the video, Hogg tries to appear reasonable and to be against all-out gun control. He then proceeds to insult Republicans, the NRA and most of America over gun rights. He calls for outright gun control. He then points to Democrat Conor Lamb’s victory over Republican Rick Saccone earlier in the week. Hogg suggests Lamb’s victory is proof Americans have had “enough.”

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Black Lives Matter Calls For Racist Boycott Of ‘White Capitalism’ This Christmas

This season we are calling for a boycott of White capitalism and #BuildBlackCommunity. This means no spending with White corporations 11/24/2017-1/1/2018! They are encouraging everyone to #CurbYourConsumerism for the holidays. Instead of buying, consider donating to Black organizations in the names of loved ones as their holiday gifts. If you must buy, #BuyBlack.

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What? “Woke” campus faces grubby money woes?

From Patti Zarling at Education Drive:

Colleges and universities throughout the U.S. are seeing a drop in enrollment in recent years, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Enrollment dropped by 4% from 2010 to 2014 in degree-granting institutions, and the agency says that from 2014 to 2025 the number of students under age 25 enrolling in college will jump 13 percent, compared with 18 percent for students 25 or older as the size of high school graduating classes grows smaller.

That means higher ed institutions likely will see a dip in income. In Oberlin’s case, a group of trustees tasked with examining finances found the prestigious school relies too heavily on cash from gifts, and does not presently draw enough funding from charging students for tuition or room and board. More.

Reality check: But maybe Oberlin isn’t teaching skills the world needs. Anyone remember the Oberlin Klan hoax of 2013?

The College Fix reported on Monday that Oberlin College, once named the 3rd “most liberal college in America,” was shocked by an alleged sighting of a “KKK figure,” wearing a robe and hood on campus.

Although there were no cell phone pictures or videos to corroborate the story, the “KKK figure” was reportedly spotted by someone in the early morning hours near the college’s African Heritage House.

Oberlin officials immediately cancelled all classes after hearing news of the alleged sighting.

Which turned out to be someone wearing a blanket.

If it really is hard to get people to pay to learn how to be useless and helpless, perhaps there’s hope after all.

See also:
An elegant whine against taxing endowments

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Self-Righteous Violence

If you’re even barely intelligent and mildly educated, you’d realize that ideas such as “guilt by association” and “two wrongs make a right” are commonly accepted logical fallacies. One needn’t be particularly bright, nor even fully pubescent, to grasp this.

But for growing swaths of the pro-globalist—and therefore the unwittingly pro-corporate, pro-capitalist, and pro-banker—radical left, even “two wrongs make a right” is no longer sufficient. For them, it’s now “Commit the first wrong based on the theoretical possibility that a second wrong will be committed if you don’t hit first.”

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Epic Fail: The NFL Owners Try Bribing The Protesting Players

Faced with what amounts to a revolt from the protesting players on the one hand and the fans outraged at what they see as blatant disrespect for flag and country, the NFL owners decided to pursue several compromises, all of which failed…so now, they’ve resorted to what amounts to race based bribery.

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Prof calls for ‘Black Xmas’ to ‘disrupt’ ‘white capitalism’

A California State University-Los Angeles professor is urging Americans to participate in a “Black Xmas” by divesting from “white corporations” and fighting “White Capitalism.”

In her op-ed for The Los Angeles Sentinel, Melina Abdullah, a Black Lives Matter activist and the chair of the school’s Department of Pan-African Studies, explains that “Black Xmas” is “an economic divestment from White corporations and an investment in building Black community through support for Black community organizations and businesses.”

Does that work both ways?

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