Hi everyone. I read things and make linkdumps. Here are some things I read this week that I found interesting.
#ThisTweetCalledMyBack– Black and NDN women are striking from social media. Read their statement here.
Our die-in was about solidarity with black people suffering police brutality (London Black Revolutionaries)- Statement about the Westfield die-in which led to 76 arrests.
Being a cop showed me just how racist and violent the police are. There’s only one fix. (Redditt Hudson)- A former St Louis cop explains everything that’s wrong with his old profession.
9 Strategies For Non-Oppressive Polyamory (Janani Balasubramanian)- Poly folk, read this, and apply it.
“Some of the worst racist tragedies in history have been perfectly legal”: Kimberlé Crenshaw on Eric Garner, Broken Windows and police impunity (Kimberlé Crenshaw)- Really important analysis.
Letter from a Former Gamergater (Space Channel 6)- One guy realised the movement was full of shit. Refreshing.
on so-called radical progressive dudebros and revolution. (ashoncrawley)- If you don’t recognise who’s being talked about here, it might be you.
Police Unreality (Sam Kriss)- On the myths about cops.
Zoella Isn’t Bad for Young Girls, But Branding Her Vacuous for Liking Make Up Is (Tilly Grove)- Absolutely the best thing I’ve read about the Zoella thing.
And finally, KITTENS!