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**'A Profoundly Troubling Pick': Progressives Slam Biden Choice of Gov. Raimondo for Commerce Chief**

"Andrea Germanos, staff writer: "Raimondo has a history of supporting cuts to public assistance programs, selling public pensions to Wall Street, undermining labor unions, and grossly mis…"

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#news #bot

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**Ocasio-Cortez Says Cruz and Hawley 'Must Resign'—or Be Expelled From Senate**

"Julia Conley, staff writer: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday vehemently rejected a call by Sen. Ted Cruz for lawmakers and Americans to put the current "anger and division behind us," 24 hours after the senator hims…"

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**Myth of 'Exceptionalism' Shattered as Globe Expresses Shock Over 'Day of Shame for American Democracy'**

"Julia Conley, staff writer: World leaders and the international press alike expressed shock Thursday over the attempted coup perpetrated by supporters of President Donald Trump, as some obse…"

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PeerTube, the Fediverse's own alternative to YouTube, uses peer-to-peer technology to allow anyone to host their own video service without a data centre.

joinpeertube.org

It received a major update today which includes support for live streaming 🎉

You can run your own PeerTube instance without technical knowledge by using a managed hosting provider such as Spacebear: app.spacebear.ee

#FediTips #Fediverse #PeerTube

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**'White Privilege on Steroids': Ire After Pro-Trump Mob Gets Red Carpet Compared to Black Lives Matter**

"Brett Wilkins, staff writer: Had the Capitol insurrectionists "been Black and Brown," they "wouldn't have made it up those steps," asserted Rep. Cori Bush. : "

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I am Hunkpapa Lakota, are there any other Indigenous people here on Mastadon...

leftist by birth and heritage.

Arggh, gawd it is so frustrating listening to our corporate press solemnly bemoaning the rabble threatening our “Democracy”.

The Democracy where the people hv less then a 30% chance of the citizens needs be heard in congress, over the desires of big money, our trillion dollar military, and Wall St price fixers.

The Democracy where two major parties control and exclude millions of the votes and voices. Where over 100 million don’t vote bc they understand their votes are worthless.

We have Biden bc hundreds of Billionaires wanted him, not bc democracy works.

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**Progressives Back Rep. Cori Bush's Resolution to Expel Lawmakers Who Incited Violent Siege of Capitol**

"Jessica Corbett, staff writer: "This is the standard for Democratic members of Congress right now.": "

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gawd it’s hilarious listening to those in congress with their cheesing platitudes and bemoaning the “storming of the captial and disrespect for their class...lol.🖕

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"please try to scrape and save any videos and livestreams of the Capitol storming and occupation. many of those who are streaming will delete their streams once they realize how incriminating the footage is." nitter.snopyta.org/bellingcat/

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That patriotism which tends toward unity without regard to liberty is an evil patriotism.
-- Mikhail Bakunin

#anarchism #quote #bot

Rahm Emmanuel, Chris Christie, corporate media always has a place for gross vile creeps.

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Even in times of a fascist coup liberals are confusing anarchy with fascism.

nitter.net/sethmoulton/status/

Okay, they are also confusing capitalism with freedom.

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USPol, BLM 

repost from an account that doesn't allow boosts.

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Today, both CNN and Fox News labeled the white nationalists, neo-Nazis, Qanon conspiracy theorists and Trump supporters who marched into the capitol as "anarchists." Anarchists have been fighting fascism and white supremacy for centuries. Don't let these pundits re-write history.

[:tw: tweets.newsbots.eu/IGD_News/st#bot]

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TW | Mention of murder of a black person 

So, let me get this straight,

You're a white supremacist rioting for... nothing(?), you get to be gently hand walked down stairs so you don't get hurt by the police.

&

You're a black person who's rioting for your own human basic fucking rights not to be murdered, and you... Get murdered?

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obvious uspol thoughts, bit stoned 

it's not really insightful to say this, but it's so blatant

we're obsessed with the idea of joining the wealthy elite by serving them as obediently as possible. the american dream isn't equity, it's supremacy and luxury.

america sells the idea of upward social mobility, banking on the idea that you'd consider potentially tipping things in your favor to be preferable to equality

everything has to be exceptional because we need to be better than someone else

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