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inconveniencewhitepeople:

some kid slapped together a top-10 anime video in windows movie maker and it just sat around on youtube until arriving at its karmic destiny of upsetting kanye west

inconveniencewhitepeople:

some kid slapped together a top-10 anime video in windows movie maker and it just sat around on youtube until arriving at its karmic destiny of upsetting kanye west

(Source: nowebdeeplove, via bitchtrials)

— 8 hours ago with 118789 notes
#kanye west  #i think about this a lot 

genderfuckedover:

thewomanfromitaly:

i-am-river:

So, i read this awful article using bathroom “scare tactics,” which was claiming that trans women are potential rapists. “Men” who dress as women to gain access to women only spaces and force them self on women. This really upset me and i had a bit of a Twitter rant. They were read by others and i was urged to post them in other media also, so i am posting them here. (Edited together in easy reading format from top to bottom.)

This is the link in the first tweet about how there are no cases of a trans woman attacking a cis woman in public restrooms: Link 1.

This is the link in the second tweet about the cases where trans people are assaulted in the bathroom by cis people: Link 2.

if you’re cis and you follow me i’m gonna need you to reblog this

don’t care if you’re cis or trans, this is important.

(via neoliberalismkills)

— 1 day ago with 66779 notes
#tw: sexual assault 
"

Every year, I try to do at least two things with my students at least once. First, I make a point of addressing them as “philosophers” – a bit cheesy, but hopefully it encourages active learning.

Secondly, I say something like this: “I’m sure you’ve heard the expression ‘everyone is entitled to their opinion.’ Perhaps you’ve even said it yourself, maybe to head off an argument or bring one to a close. Well, as soon as you walk into this room, it’s no longer true. You are not entitled to your opinion. You are only entitled to what you can argue for.”

A bit harsh? Perhaps, but philosophy teachers owe it to our students to teach them how to construct and defend an argument – and to recognize when a belief has become indefensible.

The problem with “I’m entitled to my opinion” is that, all too often, it’s used to shelter beliefs that should have been abandoned. It becomes shorthand for “I can say or think whatever I like” – and by extension, continuing to argue is somehow disrespectful. And this attitude feeds, I suggest, into the false equivalence between experts and non-experts that is an increasingly pernicious feature of our public discourse.

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— 1 day ago with 989 notes

noemail:

snoop dog going around in a blonde bob wig telling people he’s a white man named Todd is the best piece of performance art of 2014

(via senatrixx)

— 1 day ago with 30748 notes
#snoop dogg 

bubblegum pop from uncanny valley

(Source: tuuuuunes)

— 4 days ago with 993 notes
#qt  #hey qt 
londonpalestineaction:

Sainsbury’s can’t tell the difference between antisemitism and anti-apartheid: an open letter
On Saturday 16 July, the manager of a Sainsbury’s store in Holborn apparently removed kosher products, many of which were not made in Israel, from their shelves. Whether they did this because of a supposed support for Palestinians, or because of an unfounded fear of violence from protesters, is unclear.
What is clear is this: Palestinian civil society did not ask for a boycott of kosher food. Only antisemites would want or support that. The call has always been explicitly and openly about boycotting Israeli-made goods, along with other tactics, until Israel complies with international law (which it currently ignores).
These tactics worked against apartheid South Africa, and they’re starting to work against apartheid Israel too.
The way forward is simple. Sainsbury’s cannot morally profit from or work with companies like Mehadrin and EDOM that steal Palestinian land and support the siege on Gaza.
Sainsbury’s knows all of this. The flyers given out at numerous Sainsbury’s stores across the country are unequivocal. The website specifically targeting Sainsbury’s trade with complicit Israeli companies is unambiguous.
We have sent files to Sainsbury’s management making it clear how their policies are harming Palestinian people, and have taken these to the last two Sainsbury’s AGMs. Individuals have asked for meetings to work on how this harm can stop, but the offers have been repeatedly ignored.
Sainsbury’s: if you can’t tell the difference between a boycott aimed at ending the occupation of Palestinian lands, and stopping Jewish people being able to buy kosher food in the UK, then you really need our help.
Signed by, amongst others:
London Palestine Action
Annie O’Gara Sainsbury’s Campaign
Michael Deas, coordinator in Europe, Palestinian BDS National Committee
Diana Neslen, Stop G4S
Hilary Lang, Frome Friends of Palestine
Pamela Manning, Cambridge Palestine Solidarity Campaign
Shoomi Chowdhury, Ipswich and Suffolk Muslim Council
Global Citizens (GC)
Grass Roots Muslim Movement
Angus Geddes, Portsmouth & South Downs Palestine Solidarity Campaign
Caroline Day, Tower Hamlets Jenin Friendship Association
Richard Hering - visionOntv
Sue Owen, Chesterfield Pro-peace/PSC
Naeem Malik West Midlands Palestine Solidarity Campaign 
Dr. Sue Blackwell (Sainsbury’s shareholder)
brighton and Hove PSC
Revolutionary Socialism in the 21st Century (rs21.org.uk)
Azfar Shafi, University of Birmingham Students for Justice in Palestine society
Dr mohamed Ali, NHS
Paddy O’Keeffe, Brighton Stop the War
Ben Maloney - Secretary, Enfield Southgate Labour Party
Tim Holmes, Public Interest Research Centre
Igor Strapko, Clapton Ultras
Rachel O’Brien, Community Action Officer at University of Birmingham Guild of Students
John Tymon, Football Against Apartheid
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londonpalestineaction:

Sainsbury’s can’t tell the difference between antisemitism and anti-apartheid: an open letter

On Saturday 16 July, the manager of a Sainsbury’s store in Holborn apparently removed kosher products, many of which were not made in Israel, from their shelves. Whether they did this because of a supposed support for Palestinians, or because of an unfounded fear of violence from protesters, is unclear.

What is clear is this: Palestinian civil society did not ask for a boycott of kosher food. Only antisemites would want or support that. The call has always been explicitly and openly about boycotting Israeli-made goods, along with other tactics, until Israel complies with international law (which it currently ignores).

These tactics worked against apartheid South Africa, and they’re starting to work against apartheid Israel too.

The way forward is simple. Sainsbury’s cannot morally profit from or work with companies like Mehadrin and EDOM that steal Palestinian land and support the siege on Gaza.

Sainsbury’s knows all of this. The flyers given out at numerous Sainsbury’s stores across the country are unequivocal. The website specifically targeting Sainsbury’s trade with complicit Israeli companies is unambiguous.

We have sent files to Sainsbury’s management making it clear how their policies are harming Palestinian people, and have taken these to the last two Sainsbury’s AGMs. Individuals have asked for meetings to work on how this harm can stop, but the offers have been repeatedly ignored.

Sainsbury’s: if you can’t tell the difference between a boycott aimed at ending the occupation of Palestinian lands, and stopping Jewish people being able to buy kosher food in the UK, then you really need our help.

Signed by, amongst others:

  • London Palestine Action
  • Annie O’Gara Sainsbury’s Campaign
  • Michael Deas, coordinator in Europe, Palestinian BDS National Committee
  • Diana Neslen, Stop G4S
  • Hilary Lang, Frome Friends of Palestine
  • Pamela Manning, Cambridge Palestine Solidarity Campaign
  • Shoomi Chowdhury, Ipswich and Suffolk Muslim Council
  • Global Citizens (GC)
  • Grass Roots Muslim Movement
  • Angus Geddes, Portsmouth & South Downs Palestine Solidarity Campaign
  • Caroline Day, Tower Hamlets Jenin Friendship Association
  • Richard Hering - visionOntv
  • Sue Owen, Chesterfield Pro-peace/PSC
  • Naeem Malik West Midlands Palestine Solidarity Campaign 
  • Dr. Sue Blackwell (Sainsbury’s shareholder)
  • brighton and Hove PSC
  • Revolutionary Socialism in the 21st Century (rs21.org.uk)
  • Azfar Shafi, University of Birmingham Students for Justice in Palestine society
  • Dr mohamed Ali, NHS
  • Paddy O’Keeffe, Brighton Stop the War
  • Ben Maloney - Secretary, Enfield Southgate Labour Party
  • Tim Holmes, Public Interest Research Centre
  • Igor Strapko, Clapton Ultras
  • Rachel O’Brien, Community Action Officer at University of Birmingham Guild of Students
  • John Tymon, Football Against Apartheid

(via bringthesuntoussaintlouverture)

— 1 week ago with 222 notes
angrywocunited:

So the wife of Ferguson police chief says community is “feral”. 
A wild cracker appears.

angrywocunited:

So the wife of Ferguson police chief says community is “feral”. 

A wild cracker appears.

(via feministladyjizz)

— 1 week ago with 26880 notes
#ferguson 

reemansell:

natnovna:

saintkieren:

natnovna:

they’re arresting people for trying to get home after being teargassed and targeted by flash grenades but the man who literally murdered an unarmed teenager was allowed to LEAVE THE STATE before his name was released to the public. 

HE LEFT THE STATE??????? IS THIS A FUCKING JOKE????????

(x) (x) (x)

jesus

(via acresofskin)

— 1 week ago with 29597 notes
#ferguson 
sugaryumyum:

Argentina: doing it right. After passing a groundbreaking gender identity law on Wednesday, Argentina, which became the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage, now leads the entire world when it comes to trans rights.
The new law, which was passed by 55-0 and is expected to be signed by president Cristina Fernandez, grants trans people the right to legally change their gender identity without having to get approval from doctors or judges–and, importantly, without having to change their bodies at all first. Not having a valid ID that matches your gender identity is a huge barrier to access to education, employment, health care, you name it. As Kalym Sori, an Argentinian trans man said, “This is why the law of identity is so important. It opens the door to the rest of our rights.”

sugaryumyum:

Argentina: doing it right. After passing a groundbreaking gender identity law on Wednesday, Argentina, which became the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage, now leads the entire world when it comes to trans rights.

The new law, which was passed by 55-0 and is expected to be signed by president Cristina Fernandez, grants trans people the right to legally change their gender identity without having to get approval from doctors or judges–and, importantly, without having to change their bodies at all first. Not having a valid ID that matches your gender identity is a huge barrier to access to education, employment, health care, you name it. As Kalym Sori, an Argentinian trans man said, “This is why the law of identity is so important. It opens the door to the rest of our rights.”

(via neoliberalismkills)

— 1 week ago with 35821 notes

beautifulspectrograms:

Aphex Twin - mookid. / [equation] / 54 Cymru Beats / Vordhosbn

— 1 week ago with 487 notes
#aphex twin 

Rain stained, callous.

I want a pint, an’ fight,

I don’t wanna improve my fucking life

for you,

you make more money out of my existence than I do.

(via internecine)

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#sleaford mods  #don't wanna disco or 2  #austerity dogs 

sleaford mods film at one of the best nottingham venues

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#sleaford mods  #the chameleon  #nottingham