ihopericksantorum: “We know the candidate Barack Obama what he was like, the anti-war goverment nigg—the uh—…” Wow.
Hence, for liberals, black people are to be ‘included’ and ‘integrated’ into...– Cornel West, Race Matters (via humanformat)
Most people find it difficult to grasp that whatever they like to do sexually...– Gayle S. Rubin, “Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality” (via taylorp)
Obama is the most dangerous American alive … because he would eliminate free...– —Dallas-based billionaire Harold Simmons, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal’s Monica Langley. With more than $16 million total in personal and corporate donations to super PACs, Harold Simmons is one of the most prolific donors to these new groups, which can raise and spend unlimited...
I am doing a social experiment for a project for...
strikemysoul: I’m comparing the speed of which humans communicate in todays world vs the 1900’s. This experiment is going to last three days, so from today, Saturday March 24th, 12AM EST, to Monday 11:59PM EST. I am taking into account my amount of follows now (188) and how many I will have on Monday. I will reblog this myself once per day. I have a guess at how many reblogs this will get but I...
pantslessprogressive: Geraldo Rivera thinks we should blame Trayvon Martin’s dress attire for George Zimmerman’s actions. From Media Matters: On the March 23 edition of Fox News’ Fox & Friends, Fox News contributor Geraldo Rivera reacted to the killing of 17-year-old, unarmed Florida resident Trayvon Martin by neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman by claiming, “I think the hoodie is...
honest and unapologetic: My response to my... →
honestandunapologetic: As a reminder, this is what he asked: Why do you believe that “white America” are still so against the black people of this nation? It’s a trend in your posts. My answer: There are so many ways to answer your question, but I’m going to keep it within the context of Trayvon Martin since his… This is seriously one of the best descriptions I have read of the...
The devaluation of the human world grows in direct proportion to the increase in...– Karl Marx, Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 (via thehelplessmind)
I did not read enough as a child. No idea what The...
honest and unapologetic: on black friends who... →
honestandunapologetic: you know, i know that not all black people or people of color think like me. the term “white-identifying” exists for a reason. but i have this one friend whose pov continues to just astound the shit out of me and i can’t tell whether i should just put her in the “white-identifying” camp or whether… I think if you just hit the unfriend button on Facebook,...
Huge: California Dems are all in to defeat... →
sarahlee310: The California Democratic party believes we can win this, and is all-in to make this victory happen in 2012. Karen Ocamb at LGBTPOV quotes the statement of California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton: California Democrats proudly support President Obama for taking a stand against a divisive ballot amendment that seeks to codify discrimination against same-sex couples...
To find that you are fundamentally unintelligible (indeed, that the laws of...– Judith Butler (via materialworld) I like it but there are some issues there.
From theory, action.: Private property came about... →
dez-ray: storkankles: The concept of property and surplus is what drove civilization to what it is today. We are quickly running out of “surplus” and maybe our notion of civilization needs to go. We MUST evolve. These ideologies have taken a long time as far as our concept of… I wonder in what ways, if any, the concept of ‘property’ has evolved in those 10,000 years? Or...
THE GUARDIAN: "The Nobel peace prize winner and... →
zainyk: This in a joint interview with Tony Blair, who just sat there like a lemon while Sirleaf spouted this hate. Blair refused to comment on the statement. Blair did great things for Gay rights in his ten years as leader, and perhaps his unwillingness to comment was out of fear that it could disrupt the other good things he is helping to achieve in Liberia. Whatever the case, would have been...
honest and unapologetic: My vacuum has a "hush"... →
thefuckwouldisaywhatfor: Every time I push the button I go, “Shhhhhhh, vacuum,” which makes me think of this: which makes me giggle, save for the fact that I never do that because I don’t believe in the “hush” setting on my vacuum, or at least that my vacuum can “hush” and “suck”… Oh my friend, the uprising has already begun. Cat allergies much? Silent killers, I tell you.
I think people are beginning to realize that you can’t have pockets of...– Desmond Tutu. (via sirdigbychickencesar) Not in America, I don’t think, where capitalism and the free market are the final word and law of the law.
Consequently, labour-power is a commodity which its possessor, the wage-worker,...– Karl Marx, Wage Labour and Capital, 1891 (via iwanttheairwaves) But it’s more like working to death.
This Day in History - March 19, 2003: George W.... →
destroythegop: “Facing clear evidence of peril, we cannot wait for the final proof the smoking gun that could come in the form of a mushroom cloud.” - George W. Bush Republican Warmonger, Lying to The American People 10/7/02 “My colleagues, every statement I make today is backed up by sources, solid sources. These are not assertions. What we’re giving you are facts and conclusions based on...
Extroversion is an enormously appealing personality style, but we’ve turned it...– Why the world needs introverts | Science | The Guardian (via sociolab)
Hey Kony2012 supporters: What, just because you...