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October 1, 2014   2 notes

Alright, I just made some tweets with the hashtag #aussieracism. If anyone wants to add their own (eg. your experiences with racism in Australia or just racism you see or know about that drives you nuts) go nuts.

October 1, 2014   5 notes

Interesting article on how climate change is an issue of justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Note also that climate activists desecrated an Aboriginal site (the 3 Sisters) by hanging a big climate protest sign on it.

October 1, 2014   7 notes

I wanna start a twitter handle #aussieracism, where ppl can tell examples from their lives of experiences with racism in Australia. Something needs to be done about this. I got weak twitter powers though. How does someone start something insanely successful online? hmm.

October 1, 2014   813 notes

“ Islam doesn’t promote violence or peace. Islam is just a religion and like every religion in the world, in depends on what you bring to it. If you’re a violent person, your Islam, your Judaism, your Christianity, your Hinduism is going to be violent. There are marauding Buddhist monks in Myanmar slaughtering women and children. Does Buddhism promote violence? Of course not. People are violent or peaceful, and that depends on their politics their social world, the way that they see their communities, the way they see themselves. ”

Religious scholar Reza Aslan answers CNN’s question, “Does Islam promote violence?” (via mediamattersforamerica)

(via fughtopia)

October 1, 2014   79 notes
"I have said before that I find it a fairly confronting form of attire. Frankly, I wish it was not worn. But we are a free country, we are a free society and it is not the business of Government to tell people what they should and shouldn’t wear."
- Tony Abbott

"I have said before that I find it a fairly confronting form of attire. Frankly, I wish it was not worn. But we are a free country, we are a free society and it is not the business of Government to tell people what they should and shouldn’t wear."

- Tony Abbott

October 1, 2014   33 notes
October 1, 2014   140,850 notes

A classic.

A classic.

(via climate-changing)

October 1, 2014   38,361 notes

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Taylor Swift on Emma Watson’s UN speech and (last 2 gifs) on not “acting up” like Miley Cyrus and Britney Spears (x)

*wipes tear*

Wow. Go Taylor.

Thank God she educated herself

she should keep this up ‘cause making a song named after a girl you slut-shamed isn’t ‘feminist’.

(Source: swlft)

October 1, 2014   32 notes

Germany just made all their unis free. No tuition fees. Why is Australia’s government telling us we need to raise fees? (sorry, we need to ‘deregulate’ so unis can opt to raise fees). Our economy is on more solid footing than theirs. It comes down to our values. We should value education and a fair go and opportunity for all. meh.

October 1, 2014   3 notes

I just got really irrationally angry all over again that Britney never did that Buffy episode to play the sexbot Warren builds in Season 5. Britney wanted to, and was buddies with Sarah Michelle Gellar, but scheduling conflicts got in the way so they got another actress.Or should I say, an actress.

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