Quickies: The myth of Patient Zero, Dr Oz and olive oil, and what Gamergate should’ve taught us about the alt-right



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  1. December 3, 2016 at 7:07 pm —


    Speaking of things you can do to fight Trump, and his extremist agenda, we start by preventing this guy from becoming attorney general.

    Eight Things You Can Do to Fight the Confirmation of Civil Rights Foe Jeff Sessions

  2. December 3, 2016 at 7:10 pm —


    “The similarities between Gamergate and the far-right online movement, the “alt-right”, are huge, startling and in no way a coincidence. After all, the culture war that began in games now has a senior representative in The White House.”

    It could also be argued that in many cases the alt right and gamergators were literally one and the same.

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