Things like racism are institutionalized. You might not know any bigots. You...– Dave Chappelle (via didyoueatallthisacid)
NYC GOV: Statement from Mayor Bloomberg, Co-Chair... →
nycgov: “With all the carnage from gun violence in our country, it’s still almost impossible to believe that a mass shooting in a kindergarten class could happen. It has come to that. Not even kindergarteners learning their A,B,Cs are safe. We heard after Columbine that it was too soon to talk about gun…
To get a gun in Japan, first, you have to attend an all-day class and pass a...– A Land Without Guns: How Japan Has Virtually Eliminated Shooting Deaths (via buttension) sounds reasonable to me. (via fauxmosexualtranstrender) sounds very reasonable. (via spookyjinglebells) All these countries with fantastic ideas on how to keep these shootings from happening, and we’re...
Jailed members of Pussy Riot sent to prison camps... →
allthings717: shortformblog: Two members of the anti-Kremlin punk band Pussy Riot have been sent to remote prison camps to serve their sentences, the group has said. Maria Alyokhina, 24, will serve the rest of her two-year term at a women’s prison camp in Perm, a Siberian region notorious for hosting some of the Soviet Union’s harshest camps. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 22, has been sent to...
However, these women do not live in the region of Pakistan targeted by U.S....– Pakistan is caught between two evils – US drones and the Taliban they help prop up via Mondoweiss (via jayaprada)
That Is Not Feminism: Subtypes of feminism →
thatisnotfeminism: Socialist Feminism - considers sexism, racism, classism equally bad forms of oppression that reinforce each other (as opposed to radical feminism claiming that patriarchy is the only source of oppression for women - the effects of different types of oppression are additive - believes that…
Each time a girl opens a book and reads a womanless history, she learns she is...– Myra Pollack Sadker (via jesteractivist)
Since 1977, there have been over 59,000 acts of... →
dobbaaa: mohandasgandhi: I’m sorry, you’re pro what, again? As I’ve said before, it’s ridiculous that no security agencies in this country have investigated anti-choice organizations and the ways they terrorize the public. They’ve attacked so many people/clinics with the intent to kill or maim people, and often, they succeed. If this isn’t considered domestic terrorism, then I don’t know...
Patriarchy is not men. Patriarchy is a system in which both women and men...– Ashley Judd, here. (via lexcanroar) Bolding mine. (via fridayfelts)
Each one of us in this room is privileged. You have a bed, and you do not go to...– Audre Lorde (via menarcheintheuk)
A student blows up at a teacher, drops the F-bomb. The usual approach at Lincoln...– Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, WA, tries new approach to school discipline — suspensions drop 85% (via mchotdog)
White men from prosperous families grow up with the expectation that our voices...– Why most mass killers are privileged white men - http://www.rolereboot.org/culture-and-politics/details/2012-07-why-most-mass-murderers-are-privileged-white-men (via riselikethetide)
Corporations are people to be protected. One-celled human zygotes are people to...– Amy Goodman on the Romney/Ryan plan (via stfuconservatives)
all things.: i am really fucking sick of this... →
allthings717: news flash for all of you pathetic fuckwads out there, being nice to a girl does NOT. entitle you to sex with her. just because you make sure to be real nice and polite, doesn’t give you the right to ignore it when someone has made it explicitly clear they are not fucking comfortable with your…
Voice Collective: Louisiana Students target ALEC →
Some love from our friends in the Voice Collective in Hammond, LA.
Justice Roars on our March to the Marriott! →
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