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Russian intelligence fuels TERF movement

Growing threats of TERF movement in UK, Canada and USA are part of Putin Russia's plan to destabilize the Western order
While MSM are obsessed with Robert Mueller and his investigation of Donald Trump 2016 campaign, what is mostly ignored is Russia's active involvement in spreading TERF ideology to divide and conquer the Western society mainly UK, Canada and USA.

The growing threats of TERF (Trans* Exterminationist Radical Feminism) political movement in United Kingdom are making a successful inroad to the British Parliament. While failing Brexit throws Great Britain into a political turmoil, TERF activists are used as Russian assets to sow further social discord among the left which was until a couple of years ago nearly unanimous in supporting more human rights protections for Trans* people. Even the Conservative government led by Theresa May was in full support of Trans* rights. Now TERF's have successfully destroyed the unity of the leftist opposition parties including Labour and Greens by pitting the leftists against one another over whether they're willing to scapegoat Trans* womxn for political expediency.

The threats of TERFism are spreading in Canada and USA as well. In the United States, Russian assets such as Donald Trump and his political allies are systematically dismantling the advancement of Trans* community that was achieved over two decades.

This past September, Russia's external propaganda mouthpiece RT has produced and aired a hate propaganda film disguised as a documentary with an explicit aim at discrediting the legitimacy of Trans* gender identities ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pxxBQm114k CW Transphobia).

In Canada TERF succeeded in helping elect the Progressive Conservative Party for Ontario's government, whose premier Ford promptly ended all the pro-Trans* efforts of his predecessor. TERF Meghan Murphy appears to be engaging in a Russian-backed agitprop operation under the guise of a "feminist" blog in order to destabilize the Canadian Liberal and New Democratic parties, again, with a goal of helping elect the Conservatives for the benefit of Vladimir Putin and Russian oligarchs.

TERF's are not a benign group of cis women advocating for "womyn's liberation." They are Russian tools. Vladimir Putin is dividing and conquering the Western Left by making Trans* people into pawns in his geopolitical game. Therefore, supporting aiding or abetting a TERF is an act of espionage and should never be tolerated.

Interesting too 16.Jan.2019 14:30

TERFs are FARTs

Interesting too if you take into account also the network of so-called "gender critical" blogs that pop up all the time, mostly on an anonymous platform such as Wordpress.com (free accounts can be set up with just a throwaway email address). Some of them purport to be a legitimate activist organization, while others purport to be written by "detransitioners" or "trans widows" (disgruntled ex-wives of transwomen) or "radical feminists." Curiously enough, nearly all the talking points and rhetoric are identical, as if they plagiarize each other. Sometimes Wordpress.com shuts them down, only to see other blogs pop up like mushrooms to parrot the same tired TERF talking points.

I also suspect the Russian troll farms (Internet Research Agency and others) for at least spreading TERF hate speech in order to divide and conquer the LGBTQ communities in the western world (It is no secret that Putin wants to eradicate LGBTQ). Perhaps, Putin's operatives also believed that fanning the hatred of trans folks would cause the socially conservative, pro-labor, Latinx and African American voters to abandon Hillary Clinton in 2016 presidential election and vote for Donald Trump (the actual extent of how this played out is not clear).

The TERF movement ought to be investigated for espionage. Americans deserve to know if the likes of Cathy Brennan and Linda Shanko are connected to Vladimir Putin's intelligence apparatus.

Russian Intelligence Fuels AMISH Movement 16.Jan.2019 21:52

blues

author: GEEK Liberation Army

Growing threats of the AMISH movement in UK, Canada and USA are part of Putin Russia's plan to destabilize the Western order. While MSM are obsessed with Robert Mueller and his investigation of Donald Trump 2016 campaign, what is mostly ignored is Russia's active involvement in spreading AMISH ideology to divide and conquer the Western society mainly UK, Canada and USA.

Soon there will be no more GEEKS, due to PUTIN, and we will all become rustic AMISH hay-tossers.

The growing threats of AMISH political movement in United Kingdom are making a successful inroad to the British Parliament. While failing Brexit throws Great Britain into a political turmoil, AMISH activists are used as Russian assets to sow further social discord among the left which was until a couple of years ago nearly unanimous in supporting more human rights protections for GEEK people. Even the Conservative government led by Theresa May was in full support of GEEK rights. Now AMISH folk have successfully destroyed the unity of the leftist opposition parties including Labour and Greens by pitting the leftists against one another over whether they're willing to scapegoat GEEKs for political expediency.

reading material for author: Gender Liberation Army 16.Jan.2019 22:43

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'Intersectionality': Set Theory of the Left
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2018/09/436687.shtml
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Intersectionality, far from having an inclusionary effect, actually excludes many, many people due to characteristics in them judged unwelcome. Intersectionality as a political strategy thus thwarts the objective of forming a large enough coalition capable of winning and effectively wielding political power.

Why is this idea of intersectionality, which is logically flawed on its face, so prevalent among various leftist factions and "progressives"? There are two likely possibilities, in my view:

1) The Left is being deliberately fractured by government and corporate policies or

2) The Left is exhibiting a sort of schizophrenic break with reality induced by both a perpetual inability to obtain economic and social relief from neoliberalism and the election of Donald Trump.

For example, a common refrain among the intersectionalist left is that Trump won the 2016 election due to the racism of white people, working-class whites in particular, and therefore the set we call working-class whites has nothing to bring to the intersection, so to speak. It can be ignored as a potential ally in the struggle against neoliberalism. However, the set of all working-class white people is not the same as what we find at the intersection of the set of working-class white people and the set of racists. By conflating the two sets, the intersectionalists are

1) excluding a large set of people that have been crushed by neoliberalism and

2) committing themselves to a much diminished coalition.
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What It Means to Put Class First
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2019/01/437040.shtml
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Without a structural conception of class and an understanding of how racism and sexism arise from and fuel economic exploitation, talk of intersectionality remains analytically shallow and politically stunted. It can even lead to delusions, such as thinking that opposing "classism," which is just another name for elitism, is equivalent to opposing capitalism. What thus gets lost is the class-first insight that ending interpersonal bigotry won't, by itself, alter capitalist class relations, challenge capitalist domination of the state, or even reduce overall economic inequality.
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The Blasey Ford Episode: State Feminism, The Worthless "Left," And Liberal Delusions
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2018/11/436829.shtml
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The Democratic Party's stunt has nothing to do with the foregoing, absolutely nothing. The Democratic Party's commitment to Identity Politics is not a commitment to the real issues and questions that are the basis for Identity Politics, it is a commitment to marshalling people's energy around these issues and questions to the imperatives of finance capital globalism and American imperialism. It's not an accident that the heroes of this Democratic Party/Identity Politics "feminism," such as Hillary Clinton and Rachel Maddow, are so open and bloodthirsty about their militarism.
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Is Shocking People Revolutionary? Crypto Romanticism and Its New Left Inheritors
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2018/08/436640.shtml
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The New Left in the US understands that it must reach sectors of the population that are not on board with its romantic roots. For almost 50 years the New Left has ignored its working class and dismissed them as stupid, bought off, simpletons and Archie Bunkers. What is its strategy? To shock people. So, by the multiplication of half shaved - fluorescent colored hair, body piercings and tattoos along with compulsive black attire, it tells the authorities and mainstream Americans to drop dead. The problem, however in the case of the working class, is that you are telling the same people you need to make a revolution with to drop dead. It would be na´ve to think that working-class people in the United States, at least in their thirties do not also color their hair, have tattoos and more. However, the working class is also composed of people in their 40's, 50's and 60's who are still working, have the power to stop capitalism with strikes and boycotts, and they don't particularly like all the New Left garb.

On the one hand New Lefters think appearances are phony and don't really matter. In true romantic style, what is of substance to them is an inner essence beyond those appearances. But on the other hand, in trying so hard to rebel against traditional appearances they develop a new set of counter cultural appearances that they work very hard to maintain, scrupulously crafting the appearance that "appearances don't matter".

I say the desire to shock people by appearances is not a desire to extend and move people to join in a common project. Rather it is a haughty, in-your-face "we don't give a shit what you think" stance.
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Gender/Identity 1% of Conversation Wasting too many People's Time. 17.Jan.2019 00:01

Tracy Mapes

Nobody gives a fuck about your fucking Gender Crisis. Think Humanitarian Issues, become a part of the God Damned! Human Race.