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September 2, 2014   4 notes

Millions of dollars have been paid to asylum seekers in negligence claims due to their mistreatment in detention centres. It’s not a one off, these cases have been happening constantly, under Labor and Liberal. Here's a recent one.

It is ridiculous for Abbott to claim they deserve this treatment because they came here unlawfully, when the way we treat them is unlawful as well.

September 2, 2014   429,441 notes
rabbivole:


marciantobay:
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GOD FUCKING DAMMIT

rabbivole:

marciantobay:

This needs more notes.

GOD FUCKING DAMMIT

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September 1, 2014   10 notes

Mining companies are doing dodgy things to get Aboriginal people’s consent to mine their land.

September 1, 2014   223,031 notes
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superlockedphan:

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levi4thans:

PEOPLE DIED 

102 YEARS AGO
THEY’RE ALL SKELETONS FIGHTING IN THE UNDERWATER SKELETON WAR NOW
CHILL

I’m sure they are very chill right now.

You might even say they’re…ICE COLD.

ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT 

This post is a train wreck

are you sure its not a
ship wreck

I will kill all of you

the titanic already took care of that

iT GOT BETTER

Not for the people on the titanic

OMG

yall will get a v.i.p in hell

welcome-to-the-pride-parade:

the-fandoms-are-everywhere:

ayyyyytyler:

fabuliciousfangirl:

d0ubleteamed:

thelanguager:

superlockedphan:

heckacentipede:

zombiesandporn:

cathilia-crimson:

checkzeattic:

menthol-drops-and-angel-wings:

levi4thans:

PEOPLE DIED 

102 YEARS AGO

THEY’RE ALL SKELETONS FIGHTING IN THE UNDERWATER SKELETON WAR NOW

CHILL

I’m sure they are very chill right now.

You might even say they’re…

ICE COLD.

ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIGHT 

This post is a train wreck

are you sure its not a
ship wreck

I will kill all of you

the titanic already took care of that

iT GOT BETTER

Not for the people on the titanic

OMG

yall will get a v.i.p in hell

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September 1, 2014   3 notes

‘The practical cost of change for the nation up to this point has been cheap. The limited reforms have been obtained at bargain rates. There are no expenses, and no taxes required, for Negroes to share lunch counters, libraries, parks, hotels and other facilities with whites. Even the psychological adjustment is far from formidable’.

- Martin Luther King Jr

September 1, 2014   23 notes

Bill Shorten was the subject of rape allegations in the 1980s. Tony Abbott was the subject of indecent assault allegations in the 1980s. I don’t know what my point is, other than to say that Amanda Vanstone's article today - 'Imagine if Tony Abbott had been accused of rape' - sorta ain't a hypothetical.

September 1, 2014   8 notes
"When a nation becomes obsessed with the guns of war, it loses its social perspective…. There is something about a war like this that makes people insensitive. It dulls the conscience. It strengthens the forces of reaction, and it brings into being bitterness and hatred and violence."

- Martin Luther King Jr
Dr King was talking about the Vietnam War, but it applies today.
September 1, 2014   615 notes

disciplesofmalcolm:

Dr. Martin Luther King reflecting on his “I have a dream” speech, the state of Africans in America, and the Vietnam War.

"I must confess that that dream that I had that day has at many points turned into a nightmare."

This is really important. That fighting for the right to sit at lunch counters and go to the same schools is (relatively) ‘easy’ cause it doesn’t cost the nation anything. Actual solutions to poverty and slums, that costs billions, that’s were the resistance really is.

Symbolic victories are important. But economic policy victories, as dull as that sounds, get to the heart of the problem.

(via owning-my-truth)

September 1, 2014   14,681 notes
Hockey and Abbott

Hockey and Abbott

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August 31, 2014   5 notes

A: Did you hear about that actress that got stabbed? Reese…

B: Witherspoon?

A: No, with a knife.

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