AWS is yanking Parler, which means it will probably go offline at least for a while.
This is an especially important time to be vigilant about fascists on the fediverse and not give any foothold to them. They'll be casting around for a new home rn and this mustn't become one.
Please use the #fediblock tag to alert for fascist instances.
I have learned that the entire race of walking catfish are fishmongers, but now he wants to be a miner.
but seriously, I’m feeling extra special vindicated on having an absolutely-zero-nazis policy on our instance. I’ve been criticized for going too far by not federating with instances who choose to federate with gab, but guess what.
de-platforming fascists is good and it works.
@triz once a mod consumes enough milkweed, they secrete a cocoon and begin their transformation into an admin
Minneapolis was a dry run.
Good analysis and criticism of the absolute security failures in DC yesterday.
@lawremipsum yes, this is oddly familiar. We kept telling people that the people burning down our neighborhood were white fascists and that the cops were letting them. Yeah, sure some angry black folks and others rioted and burned down the police station and looted the Target and Cub grocery store. But they weren't who burned down small, local black businesses and went into residential neighborhoods setting fires. That was Bugaloos and 3 Percenters and suburban white kids.
I have a #cat, Zelda.
A community centered on the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, and their surrounding region. Predominantly queer with a focus on urban and social justice issues.