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Mon Jan 27, 2020, 10:53 AM

'J.K. Rowling Returns to Twitter and Calls Out Fake Propaganda'

She hints at early warning signs of a rising totalitarian regime

...Arendt's final section describes the mechanics of the rise of totalitarian governments. These elements include turning the “classes into masses”, the creation of propaganda, and the use of terror — all which we are seeing play out through online cancel culture and the harassment of feminists.

A feminist Oxford professor has even recently had to be issued bodyguards to attend her lectures after death threats against her were found by the university to be credible. The threats were made by trans activists after Professor Selena Todd, a historian focusing on working-class women, stated that some demands by trans activists harm the rights of women.

Todd is not the only one to receive death threats. In response to her latest tweet, multiple commenters posted pictures of guns, telling her to shut up. The “or else” is implied.

J.K.’s call out of the propaganda used against her (and, indeed, against all genuine feminists) should be taken seriously — not just because libel is illegal or because lying may be morally wrong, but because the very belief of the lie itself is a symptom of a very sick society, and a warning of greater evils to come.


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bloom Jan 2020 OP
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Ms. Toad Jan 2020 #6
marble falls Jan 2020 #4
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Mon Jan 27, 2020, 10:59 AM

1. FOH with that TERF content.

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Mon Jan 27, 2020, 11:08 AM

3. I'd alert on this but I'm pretty sure I wouldn't get the hide, because people love J.K. Rowling and

seeing a headline that talks about her calling out "fake propaganda" and warning of a "rising totalitarian regime" makes people feel good, as if defeating Trump is our very own Battle of Hogwarts.

But this article is not about Trump, and I'm not confident that a DU jury would dig into the issue this is actually about, which is trans rights.

This article is celebrating J.K. Rowling for coming back from some Twitter silence after she tweeted an anti-trans comment several weeks ago. This article is also published on a trans-exclusionary radical feminist platform by a trans-exclusionary radical feminist. It's hot garbage water.

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Mon Jan 27, 2020, 11:21 AM

6. Whoever did is saved from a 24-you alert timeout.

But you're right. Even if jurors were inclined to support trans individuals, the reference in this article paints her as a victim and will fly right over their heads.

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Mon Jan 27, 2020, 11:11 AM

5. What propaganda is she calling out?

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