Tag: Resistance

Lessons to Resist Authoritarianism in America

On Tyranny: Eight Lessons for Resisting the Fascisting of America


Reading time: 6 minutes
The fourth and final post inspired by Tim Snyder’s “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century.” This time I outline the five most important lessons for the #Resistance in America today.

Non-Violent Resistance

#RESISTANCE: Non-Violent Resistance, the Gandhi, edition


Reading time: 5 minutes
We know that much more is going to be required of us if we are going to keep our democracy. Trump and the GOP will not lose this election even if they have to personally sue every Democratic voter to have each and everyone one of our votes disallowed! You know that there will be all kinds of high jinks played to rig the elections. We should be preparing now for mass non-violent protests. We will need organizations, training, and commitment. Here are Gandhi’s thoughts on non-violent protest to help get us started.

Don’t Let ‘Em Gaslight You: Ukraine Scandal and Impeachment, Edition


Reading Time: 6 minutes
Holy mother this is your Sunday deep dive news read. The Mother of All Explainers! How does the Ol’ Pussy Grabber turn so many otherwise sober rational people to his twisted conspiracy-driven paranoid interpretation of the world? In other words, how does gaslighting work? Why are human beings so vulnerable to it? And, most importantly, how do we resist it? I explain it all right here in six minutes.

Fighting fascism could get you classified as a terrorist – but the Raccoons of the Resistance are here | First Dog on the Moon | Opinion | The Guardian


Every now and again a little silly cute humor is needed to pull the soul back from the dank darkness of our political abyss. Luckily, we have the First Dog on the Moon drawing Raccoons of the Resistance over at The Guardian to help us with that. Have a read of their comic about saving us all from fascism! It’ll do you good, especially if you read it while drinking a #MoscowMitchMule

From the original article https://stillcrew.com/how-dick-gregory-forced-the-fbi-to-find-the-bodies-of-goodman-chaney-and-schwerner-fa9790c49ad4

How Dick Gregory Forced The FBI To Find The Bodies Of Three Slain Civil Rights Workers — Still Crew


Since 1964, the GOP has been about one thing and one thing only: white supremacy. It is as true as the Civil War was fought over slavery. People will argue with you, but that’s all they got. Nixon’s Southern Strategy has been used by every GOP candidate since. Reagan kicked off his campaign in Philadelphia, Mississippi for god’s sake. Recharge those righteous indignation batteries to continue the #Resistance!

Are You Happy Now?

Predictions, Pundits, and the 2016 Election: The “Are You Happy Now?” Edition


How you viewed the condition of the country probably determined your vote. If you saw the country as doing OKAY, you probably saw the Ol’ Pussy Grabber as too big of a risk. But if you saw the country has going in the wrong direction, you were tempted to take a chance on the Ol’ Pussy Grabber. What does behavioral economics, loss aversion, and risk seeking tell us about 2018?

#Resisting Authoritarianism — UPDATED


There is no question in my mind that the Ol’ Pussy Grabber is an ineffective malignant narcissistic personality disorder. Ineffective because of his incredibly weak executive functioning skills. They are amazingly weak. He barely has any control at all over his impulses and emotions. Malignant because of his […]

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