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[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited from my diigo]


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On the election of Donald J Trump | Laurie Penny – “If the elites have been vanquished, they don’t seem to have caught on just yet.”

#watch and

NOT MY PRESIDENT – “On November 9th, 2016, New Yorkers took to the streets to protest Donald Trump’s victory.”

NO PEACEFUL TRANSITION #DisruptJ20 – “#DisruptJ20: Call for a bold mobilization against the inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20, 2017”

Luke Haines – Smash The System (Official Video) – “Democracy only works when there is equality. Without equality democracy seems pretty broken.”


Say it with us:
“Fuck This
Fuck Whites
Fuck Apologism
Fuck Compromise
Fuck Love Trumps Hate
Fuck Democrats
Fuck Democracy”

No One is Coming to Save Us: An Anarchist Response to the Election of Donald Trump
“What Needs to Be Done:
1. No to National “healing”, working with, or a grace period for the Trump Regime
2. Take to the streets – build a militant resistance
3. Build working-class defense organizations that resist racist attacks, sexual assault, immigration and homeland security raids and deportations, police brutality and state repression
4. Agitate and organize for workers actions – including a general strike against Trump
5. No to containment of the struggle back into the Democratic Party, electoralism and the Non-Profit Industrial Complex”

Commander-In-Chief Donald Trump Will Have Terrifying Powers. Thanks, Obama. – “The Democrats went silent on executive overreach when Obama was elected, however.”

We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service​. | A Tribe Called Quest – The new @ATCQ album woke the love in my heart. <3 Q-Tip Ali Shaeed Busta etc. RIP Phife

Letter to my black daughter under a Trump presidency – “I promise to work to keep you safe, to keep you whole. You will see so many others, including Hillary Clinton, and others who lost, doing the same. You will see that people like us, we rise from defeat, we are nourished and inspired by it. We transform it into a unifying power. We always have. Now grab my hand. Let’s go.”

FACT CHECK: Donald Trump’s Plan For His First 100 Days As President – And is anyone surprised that to make America great again in this clowns mind means to place America above all again, with no consideration for anyone else, the global community. This plan is protectionist, pro military & law & order, anti environmental social immigration services. Plus the wall. The only parts that are appealing from a progressive perspective are the measures fighting globalization. Keine Rücksicht auf Verluste.

President Trump: Countdown to Apocalypse – “Cradle the seed, even in the volcano’s mouth. Good luck out there, comrades.”

It was the rise of the Davos class that sealed America’s fate | Naomi Klein – “Hillary Clinton’s embrace of neoliberalism was disastrous. The only answer now is to take on the billionaires”

Moby’s Letter To America: ‘What the F–k is Wrong With You?’ – “here are the facts: 
junk food makes you fat and kills you.
 cigarettes give you cancer.
and donald trump is a racist and a misogynist who has ruined countless businesses and will be the worst president our country has ever, ever seen.


The Nightmare President – “Donald Trump shocked everyone but his own supporters Tuesday as his racist, xenophobic, authoritarian, climate-science-denying, misogynistic, “grab-them-by-the-pussy” candidacy somehow carried him to victory.”

Naomi Klein at the Great Barrier Reef: what have we left for our children? – “In Under the Surface, a special Guardian film, the award-winning writer and environmental campaigner Naomi Klein travels to the Great Barrier Reef with her son, Toma, to see the impact of coral bleaching caused by climate change. In a personal but also universal story, Klein tells how she wants him to bear witness.”

Jean Jacques Perrey meets Coldcut on Solid Steel – “RIP Jean Jacques Perrey – a true pioneer and a man not afraid to keep the comedic in electronic music – here’s an archive interview Coldcut did with JJP back in 1997 for Solid Steel.”


Die verkaufte Wahrheit – “Steile Karriere eines problematischen Begriffs: Warum die Rede vom postfaktischen Zeitalter die wahre Dimension der Entwicklungen verschleiert.”

“Wenn Trump Erfolg hat, ist das Ende erreicht” – “Schauspieler Christoph Waltz sieht nicht ein, warum man Donald Trump als Präsident jetzt unterstützen soll. Vielmehr seien Trumps Aussagen im Wahlkampf „brunzdummer Irrsinn”.”

Offener Rassismus nach der US-Wahl: Tag 1 in Trumps Amerika – “Nach der Wahl berichten zahlreiche Menschen von rassistischen und sexistischen Übergriffen. Der Aktivist Shaun King sammelt diese auf Twitter.”

Interview mit Anti-Journalist Tom Kummer über die US-Wahlen – “watson hat über die Wahlnacht mit «Antijournalist» Tom Kummer gesimslet. Ein Chat über das postfaktische Zeitalter, Trumpland, neuen Journalismus und Wahlkämpfe als Hollywood-Spektakel.”

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