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Sunday linkdump

In no kind of order.

* Donald Trump is Gaslighting America - while the rest of the media wibbles, Teen Vogue is ON IT

* Trump, Mocking Claim That Russia Hacked Election, at Odds with G.O.P. - (NYT) Some Republican leaders are concerned about this Russia thing, which gives me some hope for humanity. Here's a statement from bipartisan Senate leadership on the issue.

* Related calls to action regarding election interference: calling your reps to request the review in time for electors to vote, a script for same.

* Doxxing May Become A Federal Crime - (Buzzfeed) Bill introduced by Rep. Katherine Clark of MA, same legislator who introduced the No Religious Registry Act.

* A Wisconsin court case may be the last best hope to fix gerrymandering by 2020 (Vox) - fascinating, possibly hopeful read

* A thread on the Moral Mondays activism in NC that eventually resulted in incumbent Republican governor being defeated in last election. (I really need to know more about this; I have a hold in on a library book about it.)

* Facebook added an option to report fake news

Crossposted from Dreamwidth. Comment here or there. (comment count unavailable DW replies)


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Dec. 12th, 2016 02:37 pm (UTC)
Thanks so much for sharing these. What library book are you planning to read? (Also, the Facebook option to report fake news sure had a lot of discussion that didn't seem to go anywhere... but those other links were aces!)
Dec. 12th, 2016 02:47 pm (UTC)
Yeah, tbh I don't even use Facebook much, so I don't have any kind of educated guess on how useful that will turn out to be.

I should have specified the book! It's The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement Is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear, co-written by Rev. William Barber, who helped found the movement.

I'm glad you find the links helpful. :)
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