Unpopular opinion: attending rallies is performative activism if you aren't backing causes to tackle the root of the problem ie: holding your state reps/senators accountable for the policies they back.
So this is a rant about Niall so if you are a very sensitive Niall stan then keep on scrolling. So this rant is about how Niall did performative activism
thread on performative activismit’s sad to see a lot of you never learn. what is performative activism? activism used to gain recognition for yourself and for your own benefit rather
James Lindsay, man of internet swagger
Pulitzer got an Orwell.https://twitter.com/pulitzercenter/status/1264778977945833475 Wow, this is worth reading. They give "evolving" definitions! I'll have to share my own. They affirm the dogma. Journalism and education are
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lets adress how some of yall fell into performative activism & how dangerous n counterproductive that is. it's during times like this that you have to be even more careful
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Been doing much more important things than talk about Taylor Swift lately, but: my Black Swiftie Group Chat has been suffering for days now because of what’s going on outside
A thread. A therapist’s personal experience of recognition trauma. In a pandemic-the world awakened to racialised injustice, through the amplified lens of social media -black &brown key workers front in
tw // racismat this point im not shocked or suprised. they put him jail to calm down the protest and took him iut when everyone "calmed" down. do you see
IMPORTANT THREAD: In S.C., the left is suing to try to change the rules for absentee voting for the 2020 election. Among other things, They want a witness signature requirement
George Floyd was murdered 2 months ago today. Soon afterwards there was this flurry of anti-racism activity. In my own circle, all of the sudden there anti-racist social media posts,
vee📀 tfatws era!!!
let's talk about twitter activism for a second (a thread) i want to clarify that what I'm addressing is not genuine irl activists using twitter to further a cause. I'm
I had some interesting experiences w/ Rep. Clay while in politics. I wrote about them 5 yrs ago in a book. Excerpt below.Maybe the most interesting thing is that after
Josh Hawley just handed us a huge gift. We can now use his “no” vote on the hate crimes bill against every Republican candidate in 2022, and win more seats
So the ministerial foreword for the gov's restructuring regime for HE contains the atrocious sentence: "The funding of student unions should be proportionate and focused on serving the needs of
Neoliberal activism packaged as radicalism has become so pervasive in movement spaces in the US, I'm seriously at a loss, as to how to engage in these spaces, save a
This article, about a longtime Missouri white supremacist, is worth reading. In one of those odd coincidences, I was just thinking about him this week. He was an early white