Hacktivism as direct action? →
socialistexan: anticapitalist: In August 2009, hacktivists obtained private emails belonging to a chapter of the National Socialist Movement (NSM) and released them through WikiLeaks. The contents of these emails included personal correspondence and the contents of the NSM’s internal discussion email list. The material on holocaust-denier Irving was also posted on WikiLeaks, which has been a...
The global crisis in education is a silent, invisible crisis, perhaps because...– Former British prime minister Gordon Brown explains why he’s pushing for a global education fund. (via cheatsheet)
13-year-old self-aborts using pencil →
friendlyatheist: pro-choiceorfuckoff: The girl had no legal access to abortion in Pennsylvania, where her parents must consent. This is the direct consequence of anti-choice zealots: taking away what dignity, respect, and alternatives left were left to a 13 year old who is being controlled, manipulated, and raped by someone more than twice her age. Way to go “pro-lifers”, what an awesome...
Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of...– Carl Sagan (via cwnl)
The great conservative bugaboo, Obamacare, is also far more moderate than its...– Andrew Sullivan absolutely kills this. He defends Obama’s first term as remarkably prolific, moderate and true to principle. Hear, hear. (via thecallup)
[TW: anorexia] The thin ideal does not cause anorexia nervosa. Contrary to...– Dr. Sarah Ravin, “The Thin Ideal and Anorexia Nervosa: It’s Not What You Think” YES. YES. YES. This entire fucking article is gold. Go read it, now. (via unknowablewoman)
Gamers get hella uncomfortable over male sexuality too. Can you imagine a “good...– a forum post I read recently, trying to give a solid example of what ‘male objectification in gaming ’ would actually look like if it was anything equivalent to current female objectification in gaming. (via nothingbutsurrender) this is a really good post oh my god im die (via revolutionator) To...
I don't enjoy people asking me what my type is.
I just up and start wanting to give compassion to a girl with out any reason, really. It can go away that easily as well. I know what qualities I find attractive, but that hasn’t lined up at all with a single person I’ve ever been interested in. Varying degrees of intellect, beauty, attractiveness, fun, and tenderness have sprung up as interesting to me.
[TW: Cissexism, violent/threatening language... →
stfuconservatives: bubonickitten: stfuhypocrisy: reagan-was-a-horrible-president: abaldwin360: This is Richard Floyd, Tennessee State Representative and sponsor of the Bathroom Harassment Act, a bill that would fine transgender people $50 for using restrooms and dressing rooms. True to his name, the man is a dick. Here’s a direct quote from this shining example of morality: ...
Santorum says working, finishing high school, and...
socialistexan: xjessicles: Oh. That’s it? WHY DIDN’T THE REST OF US THINK OF THAT?! I love you.
10 Reasons The U.S. Is No Longer The Land Of The... →
Assassination of U.S. citizens President Obama has claimed, as President George W. Bush did before him, the right to order the killing of any citizen considered a terrorist or an abettor of terrorism. Last year, he approved the killing of U.S. citizen Anwar al-Awlaqi and another citizen under this claimed inherent authority. Last month, administration officials affirmed that power, stating that...
tell me about rupert graves: DW Books - Some... →
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