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RT The best thing you could do for Trump is spend all day talking about Russia. In the end, he'll blame it on some underling, fire them, speak out against election interference and you will have wasted years. Meanwhile, healthcare, housing, disability rights, are all but ignored.

Russia collusion discourse doesn’t seem to be hurting Trump, meanwhile as media focuses on Russia what is he doing? What is Congress doing? What is being ignored? Bank deregulation, gutting the ADA, DACA, the Wall, ICE, climate disaster, increasing global US arms sales, etc.

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Scholar Social

A Mastodon instance for academics

Scholar Social is a microblogging platform for researchers, grad students, librarians, archivists, undergrads, academically inclined high schoolers, educators of all levels, journal editors, research assistants, professors, administrators—anyone involved in academia who is willing to engage with others respectfully.

We strive to be a safe space for queer people and other minorities, recognizing that there can only be academic freedom where the existence and validity of interlocutors' identities is taken as axiomatic.

"A Mastodon profile you can be proud to put on the last slide of a presentation at a conference"

"Official" monthly journal club!

(Participation is, of course, optional)

Scholar Social features a monthly "official" journal club, in which we try to read and comment on a paper of interest.

Any user of Scholar Social can suggest an article by sending the DOI by direct message to and one will be chosen by random lottery on the last day of the month. We ask that you only submit articles that are from *outside* your own field of study to try to ensure that the papers we read are accessible and interesting to non-experts.

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