Spain: VOX party moves to enter gov't Show more
#Spain's #rightwing extremist party abandons its demands to expel migrants, repeal of laws on gender equality and domestic violence, in order to join a governing rightist government in #Andalucia https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jan/09/spanish-far-right-party-vox-demands-expulsion-of-migrants
New Democratic majority passes a rule banning #LGBTQ employment discrimination in the House of Reps https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/new-rule-bans-lgbtq-employment-discrimination-house-representatives-n955851
Philippines HIV/AIDS law signed Show more
#Philippines pres #Duterte has signed the #HIV / #Aids law, which mandates the government "to improve access to HIV services, especially for key populations and vulnerable communities, and ensure social and financial risk protection for those who need to access these services." https://ptvnews.ph/duterte-signs-hiv-aids-law/
Narrative on Attack on AfD leader dubious Show more
Investigators in Bremen, #Germany find the narrative of #AfD leader on a purported assault is unconvincing, after viewing CCTV video https://thinkprogress.org/a-so-called-attack-on-a-far-right-german-politician-has-been-thrown-into-doubt-61702d0665f1/
Repudiating right wing talking points on coming out transgender Show more
NYT opinion piece repudiating the #Rightwing meme that coming out as #transgender is a teen fad, and also repudiating bogus psychological theories on gender. "gender variance is a fundamental truth of human biology" https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/08/opinion/trans-teen-transition.html
Right wing obsession over AOC, woc Show more
When people of color enter elite spaces of power: the obsession of the right over Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and constant attempts to belittle her https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/01/why-conservatives-cant-stop-talking-about-alexandria-ocasio-cortez/579901/
https://guardianacorn.com/2019/01/01/us-2018-midterm-rundown-how-does-our-congress-stand-on-lgbt-minority-rights-pinktsunami/ US 2018 Midterm Rundown: How Does Our Congress Stand on LGBT & Minority Rights? #PinkTsunami
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Commons speaker deals UK PM a defeat on Brexit Show more
#UK Commons deals a setback to PM May on #Brexit, rejecting a further delay on a Commons vote, which will vote on Tuesday, turmoil guaranteed https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-parliaments-46810616
Trump walks out of meeting on shutdown Show more
#Trump walks out of meeting on ending the government shutdown. Schumer: "Why won't you open the government and stop hurting people?"
Trump: "Because you won't give me what I want" https://edition.cnn.com/2019/01/09/politics/chuck-schumer-nancy-pelosi-trump/index.html
Bremen AfD leader assaulted Show more
#Germany: Bremen's #AfD leader beaten unconscious. He is in hospital and expected to recover completely. No info on the 3 attackers, other than a police assumption of a political motive https://edition.cnn.com/2019/01/08/europe/afd-frank-magnitz-attack-germany-scli-intl/index.html
The wall is Trump's Alamo, White House chaos Show more
#WhiteHouse aides (unidentified) think #Trump's demands for border wall funding and his shutdown will be his Alamo, an interesting metaphor, considering how that turned out. Panic level at 7 on a scale of 10, speculation he may cut a deal and resign over the final Mueller report https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/01/trump-aides-fear-the-wall-will-be-his-alamo
#Microsoft Windows will seize 7 gb of your storage and reserve it for windows updates. Who doesn't hate Windows update?
Angela Davis' civil rights award rescinded Show more
#civilrights award granted to Angela Davis is rescinded over her stance on rights for #Palestine https://www.npr.org/2019/01/08/683250815/civil-rights-award-rescinded-from-angela-davis-after-jewish-community-objections
Duterte v state auditors Show more
#Philippines president #Duterte, in a profanity laced speech, says he wants members of the Commission on Audit, a constitutionally mandate body, kidnapped and tortured. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/01/philippines-duterte-state-auditors-kidnapped-tortured-190108183013048.html
Bangkok pollution at hazardous level Show more
Residents of #Bangkok and several other regions urged to stay indoors, or wear an N95 (i.e. medically certified) face mask as haze from pollution intensifies. https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1607154/facemasks-urged-as-haze-persists
Gov grants clemency to Cintoia Brown Show more
Cintoia Brown, a victim of #sextrafficking as a juvenile, has been granted clemency for her life sentence for killing her abuser by #TN governor. She is eligible for release August 7 https://www.huffingtonpost.com.mx/entry/gov-bill-haslam-commutes-cyntoia-browns-life-sentence-for-murder_us_5c3387f2e4b09b02cb329a27
Massive strike in India Show more
150 million in #India to strike today against PM Modi's "anti #labour" policies https://qz.com/india/1516319/indias-trade-unions-to-strike-against-the-modi-government/
US anarchist expat in Bangkok. Primary influences Kropotkin & Goldman. Trans woman, she/her. Linux Mint 19.1, Python.
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