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kinshavo wrote

I think this lesser-evil discourse and the pressure to support a liberal/socdem republic through democracy usually overlaps with the weaponization of queerness and disability (and sometimes a deep ecologist discourse) in defense of this white settler's dream. Anyone have suggestions of texts about it?


fortmis wrote

Can't think of anything now but will keep the search going in another brain tab. Hope someone else has some good suggestions. I'd love to read more. I totally agree with you. I am personally the most aware of how queerness and race are used to prop up the electoral system. Like the government has incidiously recruited millions of little minions willing to use their identity to validate a system they absolutely cannot accept to be irreparable. Not only does it keep democracy in a comatose state, drawing out its slow demise, but it also perpetuates harm for queers and POCs who aren't protected by their social / class / whatever standing.