Marie Kondo ‘Gives Up’ on Tidying, Prompting Twitter to Devolve Into Mess

Marie Kondo ‘Gives Up’ on Tidying, Prompting Twitter to Devolve Into Mess by Kady Ruth Ashcraft (Jezebel)

The conversation around Marie Kondo and her embrace of mess reveals just how touchy a subject domestic labor is.

Conversations about domestic labor—cleaning, child rearing, cooking—carry a lot of emotional baggage and inherently have a racial dimension. In an online sphere dominated by the voices of lily-white momfluencers, it only makes sense that women of color—who, according to the Economic Policy Institute, make up a disproportionate share of domestic workers—would be uninterested in, or…

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This Week in Fascism #133: Communities Continue to Mobilize Against Anti-LGBTQ Attacks as New Fascist Formations Emerge | It’s Going Down

This Week in Fascism #133: Communities Continue to Mobilize Against Anti-LGBTQ Attacks as New Fascist Formations Emerge by This Week in Fascism (It's Going Down)

photo: Kurtz Frausun Welcome fellow antifascists! Since our last column, much has happened. After Elon Musk took over Twitter and quickly moved to align with the far-Right by removing anarchist and antifascist accounts, we wanted to bring back this column and use it as a vehicle to promote antifascist theory, action, and research.

The wave of threats, deadly attacks, and harassment that began last year against the LGBTQ+ community, Pride celebrations, and drag events has only continued into the new year. With it, we are seeing new far-Right, neo-Nazi, neo-fascist, and white supremacist groups emerge.Some of these groups seem to be splits from Patriot Front, a neo-Nazi formation…

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Greta Thunberg’s Twitter Takedown Inadvertently Leads to Andrew Tate’s Arrest for Human Trafficking

Greta Thunberg’s Twitter Takedown Inadvertently Leads to Andrew Tate’s Arrest for Human Trafficking (Yahoo Entertainment)

Romanian authorities learned of Tate’s whereabouts after he posted video featuring a local pizza box. Greta Thunberg’s Twitter Takedown Inadvertently Leads…

Romanian authorities learned of Tate’s whereabouts after he posted video featuring a local pizza box. Greta Thunberg’s Twitter Takedown Inadvertently Leads to Andrew Tate’s Arrest for Human Trafficking Alex Young Source: Greta Thunberg’s Twitter Takedown Inadvertently Leads to Andrew Tate’s Arrest for Human Trafficking

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Kanye West Attacks Mother Of George Floyd’s Daughter Over $250M Lawsuit: ‘You Better Get You Some Business’

He compared losing his Adidas partnership and being publicly criticized to the murder of George Floyd.“So when I questioned the death of George Floyd, it hurt my people,” he said. “I want to apologize. Because God has showed me by what Adidas is doing, by what the media is doing, I know what it feels…

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GLAAD CEO blasts anti-LGBTQ pols, social media companies after Club Q shooting

Sarah Kate Ellis shares her thoughts on the Colorado Springs massacre with GMA3 and called out rising anti-LGBTQ rhetoric. Source: GLAAD CEO blasts anti-LGBTQ pols, social media companies after Club Q shooting

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Spanish-language disinformation growing with escalating political rhetoric | The Hill

Lea este artículo en español aquí.Communists. Election fraud. Great replacement. With just days to go before the midterms, the tone of political rhetoric is rising and bringing a heavy dose of disinformation with it, including in Spanish, where false claims are percolating among one of the fastest-growing electorates.Much of it is seeking to cast doubt…

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My abusive relationship with YouTube

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WeHPOwn9Vo&ab_channel=KatBlaque2.0[/embed] How Kat Blaque was disrespected at a recent YouTube event. Turns out it is indicative of a pattern of conveniently using her as a diversity prop or token, while excluding her from the actual goings on.    

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Real Alternatives to YouTube for People in Marginalized Communities – Africans Live

We expect that in a platform with people of many nations and backgrounds, there will be some friction, but when it gets to the point that users are rewarded for being criminally hateful, a line has to be drawn. We are not slaves who must cling to services that don’t serve us. Source: Real Alternatives…

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