6 Tips on How to Avoid Being Screwed by a...
youngist: By Jade(d) So you’ve just graduated from college and you want to change the world. Good for you. The non-profit sector seems like a natural place for a justice-minded person such as yourself, and nonprofits are almost always hiring because the turnover rate is so high. But you may find the social justice industry to be… a little unjust. Here are a few tips and tricks for how to avoid...
My name is Aric McBay. I’m the primary author of the book Deep Green Resistance...– Aric McBay (via angry-hippo)
You’re under no obligation to be the same person you were five minutes ago.– Grow every second (via 6-666)
xwarbrain: parscilla: instead of publicly shaming girls for wearing shorts on an 80 degree day you should teach teachers and male students to not overly sexualize a normal body part to the point where they apparently cant function in daily life
I am not a snob; it is simply that I am not interested with what most people...– Charles Bukowski (via mirroir)
A Tip for all the smelly folks out there:
wheelpolitik: If you dig 18” to 2 foot hole in the desert, the sand becomes moist and you can actually use a handful of it to scrub off all the soot, dirt, dust, (and in my case, bike grease) off your arms and legs. A make-shift sponge bath! I wouldn’t recommend washing your face this way. Sand, just like soap, stings if you get it in your eyes. :)
3 percent of the decision-making in media comes from women. That means 97...– Independent Lens, PBS “Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines” (via ihopeyoucontinue4ever) It also means that 97 percent of how men are portrayed in media are decided on by men. Something to remind MRAs and their ilk of when they complain about the stereotype of men as inept...
The concept of “sexual orientation” is itself less than 150 years old, and...– From Joseph Davison Duddles (via opercursocomplexodeumamulher)
Tennessee Lawmaker Compares Factory Farm... →
will-potter: In Tennessee, a sweeping “ag-gag” bill is about to become law. A local lawmaker compares these investigations to “rape.” I’m imagining the dialogue. “Everyone in the state opposes this. Every newspaper, unions, environmental groups, animal groups, even Carrie Underwood. How can we act even *more* despicable?” “I dunno, maybe we should say exposing animal abuse is the same as sex...
No charges for NYPD cops filmed punching,... →
stfuconservatives: Two New York City Police officers will not face charges after the Manhattan District Attorney decided that widely circulated videos of them punching and pepper-spraying protesters amounted to insufficient evidence that they had done so. Today in “business as usual for the U.S. judicial system.”
We spend the first year of a child’s life teaching it to walk and talk and the...– Neil deGrasse Tyson (via mushroompatch)
I Blame the Kyriarchy: Dog travels 10 miles to... →
vegansaurus: This is Jade and Ben. They were surviving as strays in Indiana when Jade got preggers and the Humane Society brought the pair into the shelter. Jade had her puppies and they were soon adopted. But Jade and Ben spent several months in the shelter, even sharing the same…
Dollars Over Decency: School Kids Without Money... →
girljanitor: randomactsofchaos: ATTLEBORO — As many as 25 students at Coelho Middle School were denied meals or told to throw their lunches away Tuesday because they could not pay or their pre-paid accounts did not contain enough money, school officials said today. Parents said some of the children cried after they were not allowed to eat or had to toss out their lunches. School officials...