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The Hatemonger

Donald Trump isn't funny anymore. Currently leading the polls in part due to a reaction to the Paris attacks that saw him inciting hatred against Muslim Americans with defamatory lies, Trump has eased off calls for a database of Muslims in favor of a new target, Black Americans, retweeting fake crime statistics provided by neo-nazis and supporting the beating of black protestors at his rallies. Let’s be clear, millions of Americans love Trump and are perfectly fine with him advancing racist lies. writes activist Shaun King, It’s ugly, but this, ladies and gentlemen, is America. 2015.
posted by Artw on Nov 23, 2015 - 447 comments

“...illustrate exactly why people of colour need safe spaces,”

Closure of POC Yoga due to hate, death threats a tragedy for all people of color.
For the past 5 years Teresa has been involved in a beloved community collective called POC Yoga. The collective offered monthly to weekly yoga classes for people of color. It was also a safe space for lesbian, bisexual, gay, queer, and trans friendly, and open to people of all ages, body sizes, abilities, genders, and experience. But not anymore. Due to an unauthorized September post advertising their class on the online social network Nextdoor that was then critiqued by conservative talk show host Dori Monson, POC Yoga and Teresa were suddenly met with angry white protest that escalated into national ire and multiple death threats.
[more inside] posted by Fizz on Oct 19, 2015 - 172 comments

“...lot of dogs dont like black people but theyre fine w/everyone else.”

Our Racist Dogs by Kelly Mays McDonald [The Awl] Why do certain dogs attack certain people? Because they’re weaponized.
“Weaponized dogs are ever-present in humanity’s long legacy of colonialism and slavery. They have fought alongside many instances of human atrocity to perpetrate acts of physical and psychological violence that supersede the scope of a simple gunshot. European colonizers of the New World notably trained their dogs to “relish Indian flesh” by explicitly feeding them the bodies of the victims after a battle. Throughout America’s early history, slave masters and bounty hunters adopted bloodhounds as the primary means of tracking down runaway slaves by scent, which is widely depicted in popular media. What is left out of the popular narrative, however, is the fact that when they encountered people on the run, the dogs were often trained to bite and tear the flesh of slaves to hold them there until they could be shot, shackled and dragged back to their masters for public lynchings and beatings.”
posted by Fizz on Sep 18, 2015 - 31 comments

"I’m Sarah Nyberg, and I Was A Teenage Edgelord."

"​I got out, and it’s not too late for you." - Sarah Nyberg on being the subject of an online hate mob. Meanwhile Zoe Quinn talks about sympathy for her abusers, and actions turned out to have consequences for internet troll Joshua Goldberg.
posted by Artw on Sep 14, 2015 - 244 comments


After last month's vow to curb targeted harassment and make the site a safer platform for all users, the admins of Reddit began making good on that promise yesterday by banning five offensive subreddits deemed guilty of doxxing, brigading, and otherwise tormenting others, including /r/fatpeoplehate -- a militantly anti-HAES forum whose attacks had recently extended to the admins of popular image host Imgur. In reaction, the 150K subscribers of FPH and their sympathizers in other fringe subreddits went on a rampage, creating countless clones (all banned), filling the front page with hate posts, and disregarding the veneer of free-speech activism to viciously slander Reddit CEO Ellen Pao personally. The dissenters advocate a mass exodus of the hate subs to Voat.co [obligatory_wonka.gif], a moderation-free clone of Reddit that has already crashed under the traffic. Ongoing coverage by the enlightened popcorn-munchers of SubredditDrama. [more inside]
posted by Rhaomi on Jun 11, 2015 - 495 comments

Who's Ben Garrison?

Ben Garrison is the most trolled cartoonist in the world. His trolls love him so much, they recreated him in their own image. [via]
posted by brundlefly on Jun 3, 2015 - 56 comments

A Comprehensive List of Everything Karl Lagerfeld Hates

Why not just read every single Karl Lagerfeld interview ever and wear out both the "command" and "F" keys searching for every single instance in which he's literally uttered the word "hate"? (via)
posted by gladly on Apr 24, 2015 - 81 comments

Radio Raheem Is a Broken Record

Do the Right Thing wasn’t ahead of its time. It was behind its time, and it’s ahead of ours. It came out in the summer of 1989, six months before Driving Miss Daisy, but if you can imagine it without hip-hop, it could have come out in 1939 alongside Gone with the Wind; without color, in 1929 with The Jazz Singer; without sound, 1915 and The Birth of a Nation. If you updated the soundtrack and the fashion a bit and released it next week, critics would praise its timeliness and how its depiction of police brutality and racial tension captures the angry zeitgeist surrounding the recent killings of unarmed black civilians by police officers. Some might even predict that it would ultimately end up feeling dated, as some did 25 years ago. If only. - Lessons from Do the Right Thing on Its 25th Anniversary
posted by Artw on Dec 13, 2014 - 34 comments

#Gamergate, as we know it now, is a hate group.

I do not say this to make the people of #Gamergate seem any more important, or effective, or powerful, or to give any sort of new credence to their ideas. Rather, this is just a structural designation: as immediately dismissible as their tactics and stances might be (at least to anyone who has not become victim to them), I believe it's important to note that group was formed like a hate group and functions like a hate group in every way.
Social researcher Jennifer Allaway examines the ways in which #GamerGate functions as a hate group, using a 2004 study by Linda Woolf and Michale Hulsizer called Hate Groups for Dummies: How to Build a Successful Hate Group as her framework. In it, she identifies four essential elements to any hate group:

  • the leadership which originally inspired the movement,
  • the recruitment strategy it uses to appeal to insecure and impressionable gamers,
  • the social-psychological techniques by which it spreads its message and enflames its members' beliefs,
  • and, finally, the process by which it dehumanizes its victims, and turns them into targets whose attacking earns group praise.

    posted by rorgy on Oct 13, 2014 - 2166 comments


    Charisma.com is a Japanese electro-rap duo. (They don't control the domain charisma.com.) The lead singles from their debut album are HATE (tw: cartoon violence/suicide imagery, alternate video) and GEORGE. [more inside]
    posted by kmz on Mar 3, 2014 - 10 comments

    sow seeds of doubt, but not try to win arguments

    How to "Cure" a Nazi.
    posted by Sticherbeast on Feb 19, 2014 - 65 comments

    Hate Sinks

    [W]e may not stop to think much about moderation as a form of labor that composes the Internet. But as the need to grant the audience “a voice” has become conventional wisdom, almost every media organization now needs this work done. [...] This complex tension—between voice and civility, eyeballs and deliberation—is one that future-of-news enthusiasts are good at waving away, but that comment moderators must bear. Within representative democracy, we can think of moderators’ bodies as being like that element of an electronic circuit that dissipates excess energy and allows it to function. They absorb the excess affects in a period of political dysfunction, and allow institutions to appear stable and unchallenged.
    Jason Wilson argues that, in the comments section, "the facade of liberal democracy only stays clean by putting young women [moderators] in hate’s way."
    posted by RogerB on Feb 6, 2014 - 18 comments

    “There is no question about that.”

    Late Friday night, a young man named Mark Carson was killed, shot point blank, in Greenwich Village. Carson's death was the 22nd anti-gay hate crime in New York so far this year, and the fifth this month. [more inside]
    posted by roomthreeseventeen on May 20, 2013 - 103 comments

    Hate Map

    Researchers at Humboldt State University have mapped hateful tweets. Dr. Monica Stephens, at Humboldt State, has teamed up with undergraduate research assistants to study the geographical distribution of hate speech in tweets. The graphical map breaks down by "genre" of hate (homophobia, racism, disability) as well as by individual words flagged. Far more details are available on floatingsheep.org; the data was provided by the DOLLY Project at the University of Kentucky.
    posted by obliquicity on May 14, 2013 - 113 comments


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    posted by telstar on Nov 27, 2012 - 65 comments

    Niza Yanay - the ideology of hatred: the psychic power of discourse

    "The Ideology of Hatred": An interview with Niza Yanay - "Once we understand how hatred operates as an apparatus of power relations, and particularly how the discourse of hatred is motivated and mobilised in national conflicts, serious questions about misrecognition, veiled desires and symptomatic expressions arise. These questions have, to a large extent, been left unaddressed in studies of hatred between groups in conflict." [more inside]
    posted by flex on Nov 15, 2012 - 13 comments

    Fixing Windows 8

    Classic Shell is an open-source program that fixes two of the biggest problems users perceive with the newly-released Windows 8: it brings back the Start Menu, and it allows users to log-in directly to the Desktop instead of the Start Screen. (8.4 MB WINDOWS DOWNLOAD)
    posted by JHarris on Oct 29, 2012 - 154 comments

    Fuck You Broccoli

    Fuck You, Broccoli - A non-judgmental outpouring of spite for vile vegetables, by MeFi's own MChelly. [via mefi projects]
    posted by carsonb on Apr 23, 2012 - 139 comments

    Erasing Hate

    A reformed skinhead, Bryon Widner was desperate to rid himself of the racist tattoos that covered his face - so desperate that he turned to former enemies for help, and was willing to endure months of pain in a journey from racism to redemption. [more inside]
    posted by mannequito on Oct 31, 2011 - 161 comments

    Light in the Darkness

    Not in Our Town [autoplay 1hr PBS video]: the story of how the community of Patchogue, NY responded to the murder of Marcelo Lucero [more inside]
    posted by peeedro on Sep 23, 2011 - 9 comments

    Therapy With Translucent Pink Orbs That Do Nothing

    Hate The Future. Bad news from another time.
    posted by Lovecraft In Brooklyn on Jun 6, 2011 - 30 comments

    KKK vs. WBC

    "Protesting members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church were met with an unlikely group of counter-protesters Monday at Arlington Cemetery...a branch of the Ku Klux Klan from Virginia called the Knights of the Southern Cross" [more inside]
    posted by 445supermag on May 30, 2011 - 125 comments

    Everything Sucks Today

    Nerds Ruin Everything. XKCD Sucks. Gamers Are Embarrassing. Defunct: Game Journalists Are Incompetent Fuckwits Stuff Geeks Love. Classic: Five Geek Social Fallacies
    posted by Lovecraft In Brooklyn on Apr 20, 2011 - 210 comments

    Hate Man

    Hate Man. "How a New York Times reporter dropped out and became a hate evangelist in Berkeley." [more inside]
    posted by zarq on Mar 3, 2011 - 49 comments

    "...we will continue to oppose any policy or action that would celebrate or affirm homosexual conduct."

    "Yeah," she told me. "What we're saying is these [anti-gay] groups perpetrate hate—just like those [racist] organizations do." [more inside]
    posted by kipmanley on Nov 24, 2010 - 164 comments

    “When words are scarce they are seldom spent in vain.”

    Words I love, not to be confused with Words I hate.
    posted by Fizz on Oct 24, 2010 - 32 comments

    A Paranoid, Right-Wing, Watermelon-Smashing Maniac

    The horror of Gallagher
    posted by Artw on Jul 2, 2010 - 253 comments

    Turning the Tables

    University of Illinois Student Counters Westboro Baptist Church Protest (YT video) [more inside]
    posted by zarq on Mar 26, 2010 - 38 comments

    Explore the most beautiful, most repulsive city in the world through the photography of Brian Scott.

    Winnipeg: Love and Hate [more inside]
    posted by Orange Pamplemousse on Sep 12, 2009 - 48 comments

    Murdered by skinheads for being gay. When will the igorance and hate stop?

    A family tries to cope after their son is killed for being gay Remarkable family. Interesting, layered documentary but bad translation.
    posted by hooptycritter on Jul 4, 2009 - 53 comments

    Hate Wins

    The far-right, whites-only British National Party (BNP) has won two seats (Andrew Brons, Nick Griffin) in the European Parliament. [more inside]
    posted by chuckdarwin on Jun 8, 2009 - 224 comments

    Boyz in the hood?

    "It's not about hate, it's about love. Love of white people. That's the message in songs, speeches and casual conversation during a weekend retreat in Zinc, Ark., sponsored by the Christian Revival Center and the Knights Party, an offshoot of the Ku Klux Klan. There's no overt threat of violence here. No cross burnings (or "lightings," as the KKK prefers to call them). The only fire at the grassy compound, located at the end of a long, rocky road circled by turkey vultures, is a bonfire for the Knights youth corps to roast their s'mores. The kids draw pictures of white-hooded Klanspeople and sing songs about the oppressed Aryan race; rousing sermons are read from Bibles decorated with Confederate flags. Aryan souvenirs are for sale, including baseball caps proclaiming IT'S LOVE, NOT HATE and advertising THE ORIGINAL BOYZ IN THE HOOD."
    posted by mr_crash_davis mark II: Jazz Odyssey on Apr 29, 2009 - 114 comments


    Bram Schouw's short IMPASSE [more inside]
    posted by pwedza on Dec 11, 2008 - 8 comments

    The bartender hates you.

    Ever wonder how your bartender feels about you? The Bartender Hates You: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
    posted by MaryDellamorte on Dec 1, 2008 - 459 comments

    Obama win spurs white racial backlash

    Obama's win is a racial milestone in world history, but beneath the surface a white backlash is festering in the US, spurring hate crimes around the country and an uptick in recruitment among white supremacists, according to the The Southern Poverty Law Center.
    posted by stbalbach on Nov 17, 2008 - 98 comments

    That's so... the children's insult of choice!

    AS OF 10/08/2008, THERE WERE OVER 80,100 PAGES ONLINE WITH THE PHRASE "That's so gay."

    Hillary Duff is here to elevate teen discourse! And here's a handy printout.
    How 'gay' became children's insult of choice.
    posted by Ambrosia Voyeur on Oct 9, 2008 - 261 comments

    For The Bible Tells Me So

    For The Bible Tells Me So. (documentary, Google Video. Trailer.)
    posted by Ira.metafilter on Mar 8, 2008 - 52 comments

    Amchi Mumbai ~ My Mumbai

    Politics of Hate: What's happening to the city of Mumbai
    posted by hadjiboy on Feb 13, 2008 - 14 comments

    Whaling the Planet with Modern Whalers

    Some people hate cilantro. Some people hate shrimp. But Lee really, really hates Discovery Channel. (via)
    posted by MrMoonPie on Jan 29, 2008 - 60 comments

    Victims of the Rising Tide

    As the immigration debate rages, Anti-Latino hate crimes rose by almost 35% between 2003 and 2006. Here are a few dozen of them. To some, this trend may seem perfectly FAIR.
    posted by hermitosis on Dec 18, 2007 - 50 comments


    Vigilante conservationists or racist thugs? Some residents of northern Ontario towns claim Torontonians without fishing licenses are poaching in public waters. Their solution? Sneak up behind the anglers and throw them (and their gear) in the lake. After a 13-year old and a 72-year old were both dunked, the most recent incident ended in a car chase that put a 23-year old in a coma. The catch? All the victims are Asian. The locals call it nipper-tipping.
    posted by anthill on Oct 20, 2007 - 67 comments

    The West Coast connection/U.S.-Latvia Axis of Hate

    On July 1st, 26 year old Fiji-native Satender Singh was gay-bashed to death by several Slavic immigrants in Sacramento. [more inside]
    posted by daninnj on Oct 9, 2007 - 46 comments

    "The niggers are coming!"

    Through a Lens Darkly - on September 4, 1957, when 15-year-old Elizabeth Eckford tried to enter Little Rock Central High, she was blocked by the National Guard and surrounded by a screaming mob of 250: "Lynch her! Lynch her!" "No nigger bitch is going to get in our school! Get out of here!" "Go back to where you came from!" Looking for a friendly face, she turned to an old woman, who spat on her. Photos. Dramatic news footage. Ernest Green, another of the Little Rock 9 recalls the first day of school. [more inside]
    posted by madamjujujive on Sep 25, 2007 - 48 comments

    It's Tuesday

    Martin Amis on 9/11 and the cult of death: [more inside]
    posted by chuckdarwin on Sep 11, 2007 - 71 comments

    Comic Sans

    The story behind Comic Sans: The web's most hated typeface. Previously
    posted by GuyZero on Aug 23, 2007 - 398 comments

    Pepsi Orange?

    WTF[triple youtube links with more goopy goodness in the related videos section]
    posted by Cat Pie Hurts on Jul 21, 2007 - 42 comments


    "I HATE YOU MORE THAN ANYTHING IN THIS DAMN WORLDDDDDDDDDD"... A dramatic reading of a break-up letter. (Audio may be NSFW, but the text is entertaining even without the audio) Via.
    posted by amyms on Jul 1, 2007 - 84 comments

    Namaste, bitches!

    Yoga Action Squad! Episode 1: Bad, Bad, Bad, Bad Vibrations --- The Yoga Action Squad, an elite team of yogis and yoginis from Santa Monica, spring into action to stop the very negative Dr. Bad Vibes and his overpaid bitchy assistant, Lethargo.
    posted by homunculus on Mar 26, 2007 - 8 comments

    Metafilter: 8.7 Wendell: 8.9 HA!

    Does it suck? Or does it rock? No, this is NOT like Will It Float? or Will It Blend? It's a cute use of the Google API to search for how often your inquiry comes up as "x sucks" or "x rocks" or a small number of other similar phrases. MetaFilter rates 8.7 out of 10 (87% rocks, 13% sucks). A delightfully evil way to rate - and compare - various things.
    posted by wendell on Mar 14, 2007 - 92 comments

    Repair your carbon credit, cheap

    December 2006: carbon credit market to crash-land? One problem, most of the countries submitted emissions plans that allocated permits for more than is currently being emitted--in other words, instead of reductions, they proposed increases. Collectively, EU countries have allocated permits allowing emissions 15 percent higher than actual emissions. February 2007: Splat. The collapse in the price of a tonne of carbon dating back to May last year when it emerged that most countries in the scheme had set their carbon caps far too high, resulting in fewer firms than expected having to buy credits and causing the price of a tonne of carbon to plummet from over €30 to less than €10. SPLAT!: A year ago, CO2 was changing hands in the ETS at 30 euros (33 dollars) a tonne, triple that at the market's launch in January 2005. Today, a tonne of CO2 can be bought for little more than one euro. I'm a good greenie, I'm buying enough credits to offset my coal-fired barbie and my Bradley Shopping Vehicle for the rest of eternity. That should cost me about fiddy cents. (Buy yours here.)
    posted by jfuller on Feb 27, 2007 - 18 comments

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