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  • On Wednesday about 200 people gathered at one of Netflix’s offices near downtown Hollywood to support a walkout by employees. Netflix employees were protesting that company’s decision to pay comedian Dave Chapelle for yet another transphobic rant marketed as a comedy special and, among other things, firing a pregnant trans employee who warned Netflix about Chapelle’s inflammatory speech and helped organize the walkout. The rally was interrupted repeatedly by right-wing podcasters, a local antivaxxer and a group of self-described trans-exclusionary radical feminists or “TERFs,” all of whom eventually gave up trying to disrupt or were forced out by militant antifascists.

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    UPDATE 10 OCTOBER 2021 9:30PM: A timeline document of the J6 riot was previously reported as being created by the Oath Keepers' legal team. It was, in actuality, created by a Twitter user as crowd-sourced tool for identifying capitol rioters. The section about it has been removed.

    In early October, journalistic nonprofit Distributed Denial of Secrets released a trove of data collected from the Oath Keepers website. LCRW has been studying the material since the release. It reveals an organization mired in dysfunction and distrust – its membership directionless and often paranoid, its administration slipshod and laughably insecure, and its leadership seemingly running away from the members. Most of all, it shows the grandiose claims of its founder, Stuart Rhodes, are little more than hype and lies.

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