politics

Some ideas and resources for arguing against common racist comments in the UK

At the time of writing in June 2020, we’re going through a dramatic shift in public consciousness in many countries about racism, the problems with current society, and nasty histories that have been brushed over and ignored. A lot of my friends are arguing with family members and acquaintances, or discovering that friends are much less well-informed than they’d hoped. Here's a resource page of response ideas and links to resources.... Read More...

How to spot fake Twitter accounts and misinformation

The main way to keep up to date with what's happening on the ground with the Black Lives Matter Protests is via social media (and Twitter in particular). It's really confusing though, because there are a lot of people and organisations acting in bad faith and deliberately making communication and fact-checking difficult, and using manipulation strategies to drown out the real information about what’s happening on the ground.... Read More...