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July 28, 2014   696 notes

returnthegayze:

@DarkMatterRage rant on academic culture & how it influences organizing.

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July 28, 2014   91 notes
Here’s another one of my comics! Hope you like it.

Here’s another one of my comics! Hope you like it.

July 27, 2014   31,914 notes
daggerpen:

gabzilla-z:

hylianears:

but they kept the servents black alright this is one of the ugliest things i’ve ever seen in my life



I am not sure I have ever seen a better use of that reaction gif.


Since the beginning of time White people have been fascinating complicated sympathetic characters and Black people have been bouncers

daggerpen:

gabzilla-z:

hylianears:

but they kept the servents black alright this is one of the ugliest things i’ve ever seen in my life

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I am not sure I have ever seen a better use of that reaction gif.

Since the beginning of time White people have been fascinating complicated sympathetic characters and Black people have been bouncers

(Source: darvinasafo, via racebending)

July 27, 2014   6 notes

"Israel has alternatives to this war"

An alternative strategic goal should include lifting the siege in the short term and reaching a fair and stable compromise with the Palestinian people in the medium to long term. I use the word “compromise” here because there won’t be a “solution” in Israel/Palestine that will end politics and history. Jews and Palestinians will continue to compete and cooperate on this land for the foreseeable future. But as long as maintaining the status quo remains the Israeli goal, the violent military campaigns, with all their horrors and losses on both sides, are an inevitable consequence.

There is no way around this. The “peace for peace” formula doesn’t work because the occupation is not peace. So what the Palestinians are getting is “a little less war for peace.” For this reason, the current war with Hamas is not an effort to “strengthen the moderates” and to “facilitate peace,” as some claim, but rather an alternative to peace.

I thought this article was really good. Not an expert on Israel/Palestine stuff, so please let me know if you think I’m wrong.

July 26, 2014   139 notes

Abbott treats so many things like ‘crises’ in Australia - border security, debt, carbon tax, Labor. Here’s what I consider real crises in Australia that deserve all the front pages until they’re sorted: child protection (ie. domestic abuse, foster care etc), mental illness care; disability care; old age care; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander disadvantage; asylum seeker treatment; climate change.

July 26, 2014   103 notes

Watch this conservative Southern Baptist Republican from Alabama talk about her trans daughter. It’s really beautiful.

July 25, 2014   1,175 notes
noahlyon:

I was there dude… and it sucked. #bootlegbart


what the hell?

noahlyon:

I was there dude… and it sucked. #bootlegbart

what the hell?

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July 24, 2014   225 notes
I cleaned up this comic a bit. Hope you like.

I cleaned up this comic a bit. Hope you like.

July 24, 2014   14 notes

ugh can we do something about climate change please? I was watching an episode of Captain Planet and it was bumming me out how we’re still trying to convince people of the same crap 20 years later.

July 24, 2014   24 notes

"The Abbott government’s agenda has been driven by three major claims, all of them economic in nature. Let’s see how economists view these three themes:

1) There is a budget emergency
Number of economists who agree: zero

2) The federal government has a debt crisis
Number of economists who agree: zero

3) Carbon pricing is an economic wrecking ball
Number of economists who agree: zero

The above represents a very slight exaggeration. You can find people with some economics qualifications who agree with the government but, without exception, they either work for the Coalition or for some entity with ideological motives (like the IPA or News Corp).”

- Warwick Smith

The whole article is perfect. Like a John Mayer song.

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