uspol, monumental fuckery
It took about two and a half years to get up to speed, but they're starting to get their legs under them as far as globally isolating the US and leveraging nationalism in truly esoteric ways—undoing common sense stuff the federal government does, that people take for granted because they are so ordinary and banal, and that has provided stability and global cooperation.
Content warnings are not censorship.
Federation is not a right.
Tech boys are not your daddy saviors.
Tags can't be filtered out.
Tags on content warnings will not federate.
Spell out your CWs.
Friends not followers.
Read people's bios for pronouns/triggers.
Put your pronouns and age in your bio.
Unfollowing isn't mean.
Blocking isn't bad.
Muting isn't personal.
Small instances are healthier, usually.
Try to reach out in good faith first if you can.
Ettiquette is useful until it is ableist.
Supreme Court, institutional racism, wishing death upon someone
I'm just saying that maybe Clarence Thomas could be assassinated, not by me, but by someone https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/06/brett-kavanaugh-clarence-thomas-racist-juries-mississippi.html
instance administration, taking a hard line against fascists
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