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John Stockwell: Lessons From 1987.

by Jerry Alatalo

“… for historians ought to be precise, faithful, and unprejudiced, and neither interest nor fear, hatred nor affection, should make them swerve away from the truth, whose mother is history, the rival of time, the depository of great actions, the witness of the past, example of the present, and monitor of the future.” … 860 more words

Earth Matters

Saving the Internet

The Internet is changing. The idealistic euphoria which recently enabled democratic protests to kick-off across the world is starting to give way to a much more sinister corporatized landscape where free speech and free‑use are coming increasingly… 186 more words

Arab Spring

What is Racism?

Racism – according to Google is:

And according to Wikipedia:

Racism consists of ideologies and practices that seek to justify, or cause, the unequal distribution of privileges, rights or goods among different…

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Ethnic Issues In Auckland

Sunday Editorial: Is Reddit Racist?

Recently, there has been a lot of discussion on the internet regarding Reddit’s regulation of inflammatory content on their subreddit forums. The continued existence of subreddits such as /r/coontown and /r/blackcrimematters after a recent site-wide update to Reddit’s censorship rules have been decried by many as a de facto sponsorship of racism that will create a platform for proponents of racism and encourage bigoted rhetoric to coalesce and flourish on Reddit for years to come. 548 more words

Internet Activism

Internet activists attack daughter of Cecil the Lion's killer!

The Yelp! business page of the American Classic Ballroom, located here, which is co-run by Natalie Botes, the daughter of man who killed Cecil the lion, is the recipient today of a deluge of comments spouting vitriolic hate speech against the young woman. 390 more words


Fuck off, Cracker: White, Male Tears and the Debate We Should Be Having

Written with my friend, Rhi.

“I hate white/cis/male/straight people because they suck”. “Fuck off, Cracker”.

The first of those sentences is taken from the ‘About Me’ page of an internet social activist we came across the other day. 1,454 more words