On the other hand the are advantages to "modern" tribal and lifestyle activism - it functions as social glue to hold campaigns together and provides a “uniform” flag to rally round. You notice I do not use words like anarchist, socialist, liberalism here as these have a different role in social change thinking – they are the ideas – the clothing is what I am taking about #fashernista is the hastag.
This is a #fashernista view of what happened in the people who are given voice and background view. In this its mainstreaming crap. Do you have a shovel to compost articals like this :)
On the subject of 'the social dilemma'
We were all idiots to embrace this seductive posion. Some people were evil... training people how to use social media while our own tech died comes to mind. Looking back sad and bad, the is now no choice but to reboot our own media. Be wary of #fashernista agenders on this.
What is a #fashernista its a simple, people who do what is fashernable. The complexity is that am talking about polatics, tecnolagy, and social change rather than cloths and records. The ideas are the same the subjects are different.
A radical joining a #openweb project, its kinda problamatic if you join a mainstreaming big one. The guy who runs the big two servers, paid for by patron donations to the mastodon project is not the most radical of people - to be generous a #fashernista (libertarian'ish) liberal. So when push comes to shove, and it will if you get a really radical crew onto here then you guys lose your place just like you did with the #dotcons You need to look harder for a sustainable actavist instance
looking back at #indymedia video the outcome of all this http://web.archive.org/web/20110920222307/https://docs.indymedia.org/Global/DiyMediaLabs was largly woffal and hot air.
Our history is poorly told.
Looking back at the hitory of video #indymedia the documentation is deeply #fashernista and had heaps of #geekproblem in it http://web.archive.org/web/20110121132854/https://docs.indymedia.org/Global/VideoActivismFAQ
#labourparty government. With the progressive left-reboot in the uk the will be negative left flows joining this river of change.
* Left authoritarian - are a strong hidden flow in this progressive river.
* Blinded liberal's joining the #fashernista wave will dilute and pollute the river with there intolerance.
* "Hippy capitalists" will turn "change" into a marketing tool for there profit
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