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Statement of Purpose
A safe place to share and discuss wider ranging news, views and opinion from both internal alternative US news sources and Global sources available through external wireless or ethernet connected alternative delivery systems. Alternative formats might include podcasts, streams, and other emerging formats that carry Left/Progressive Voices reporting about Current Topics in USA/Politics/Global Financial, Food and Water Resources, Climate Change News, etc.
Statistics and Information
Type (Main Forum or Topic Forum): Topic Forum
Relevance (Political or Non-political): Political
Status (Active or Retired): Active
Category: Retired Forums
Number of posts, 30 days: 0
Number of posts, All time: 1,600
Number of subscribers: 135
Number of people trashing: 3
Topic Forum Hosts are assigned either by the DU Administrators, or by other Hosts of that Topic Forum. Topic Forum Hosts have the following abilities: 1) They can lock threads which they believe violate the forum's stated purpose; 2) they can pin threads to the top of the forum; 3) they may completely block out members whom they believe are not adhering to the forum's purpose; 4) they may add other members as Hosts of the forum; and 5) they may remove any Host that became a Host after they did (and who is listed below their name on the list below).
The current Hosts of this Topic Forum are:
Topic Forum Hosts have the following abilities in their assigned forums:
- Lock thread (Reason: Violates this forum's Statement of Purpose)
Locks a thread when the OP is not on-topic for the forum. An automatic notification will be dropped into the OP explaining why the thread was locked. The thread can only be unlocked by the Host who locked it.
- Lock thread (Reason not specified)
Locks a thread for an unspecified reason. An automatic notification will be dropped into the OP, but no reason for the lock will be provided. The thread can only be unlocked by the Host who locked it.
- Pin & lock thread
Pins a thread to the top of the forum and simultaneously locks it. An automatic notification will be dropped into the OP, but no reason for the lock will be provided. The thread can be unpinned by any Host, but can only be unlocked by the Host who locked it.
- Pin thread
Pins a thread to the top of the forum, where it will remain until it is unpinned. The thread can be unpinned by any Host.
- Block a member from the forum
Blocks a member from posting in the forum. The member will be automatically notified by DU Mail. Members can be unblocked by any Host.
- Make a member a Host of the forum
Creates a new Host for this Topic Forum. The selected member will be automatically notified by DU Mail. Members can only be removed as a Host by Hosts who are listed above them in the hierarchy.
- Remove a Host of the forum
Removes a Host. Hosts can only remove Hosts who are listed below them in the hierarchy