The modern conservative is engaged in one of man’s oldest exercises in moral...– John Kenneth Galbraith (via juliaudacious)
yiffmyass: tomhiddlestoned: reasons to cry being almost out of tea actually being out of tea being too lazy to get up and make more tea having no one around to bring you more tea
Quick civics lesson:
dionthesocialist: Freedom of speech is: the government will never (lol) create a law impugning your right to say whatever you want as long as it doesn’t create an immediate risk of harm for others. Freedom of speech is not: you can say whatever you want and no one is allowed to get offended or call you out for being a jackass.
I guess some of this mad right-wing love comes from the idea that in America,...– Stephen King: Tax Me, for F@%&’s Sake! - The Daily Beast (via ronmarks)
In a nation with the racial history of the United States I am baffled by the...– Melissa Harris-Perry, The Epistemology of Race Talk (via mswyrr)
Star Trek 2 Racebending Rumor
racebending: New scoop from the set of Star Trek 2… More under the cut… Read More There are a couple reasons this doesnt work… FUCK
Israel joins UN list of states limiting human... →
readyokaygo: A senior UN official in Geneva last week listed Israel among the countries that she says are restricting the activities of human rights groups. The statement, issued on Wednesday by UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay, lists Israel along with countries such as Belarus, Zimbabwe, Egypt, Ethiopia and Venezuela.
The Untold Story of The Iroquois Influence On...
deluxvivens: by Sally Roesch Wagner I had been haunted by a question to the past, a mystery of feminist history: How did the radical suffragists come to their vision, a vision not of Band-Aid reform but of a reconstituted world completely transformed? For 20 years I had immersed myself in the writings of early United States women’s rights activists — Matilda Joslyn Gage (1826-1898), Elizabeth...
Eff Yeah Asian History: From "The Survival of... →
sinousine: (painting by Wang Hui) The establishment of formal diplomatic relations with China also stimulated the writing of Chinese poetry and prose. In 1877 the Chinese government sent a Minister Plenipotentiary with a large staff, including the distinguished man of letters …