hipsterlibertarian:

Possibly the most amazing part of that video I just shared.
Totes patriotic.

hipsterlibertarian:

Possibly the most amazing part of that video I just shared.

Totes patriotic.

Guardian, Washington Post win Pulitzer for NSA coverage

breakingnews:

USA TODAY: The Guardian and The Washington Post both won a Pulitzer Prize on Monday in the public service category for their coverage of the NSA.

The Boston Globe also won the breaking news prize for its Boston Marathon bombing coverage.

The fiction prize went to Donna Tartt for ‘The Goldfinch.’

humansofnewyork:

Today in microfashion…

humansofnewyork:

Today in microfashion…

sinidentidades:

People starving when tons of unsold food is thrown away globally because people couldn’t afford to purchase the food, that’s violence. 

People dying and going bankrupt to pay for their healthcare, that’s violence. 

People being evicted from their homes when there are more houses than there are houseless people, that’s violence.

كل خرة يا كلب يا حمار هههههههههههههههه
The smarter you get the less you speak
- Arabic Proverb (via 7bottles)
oxfamgb:

This is Hamida. She’s writing on a blackboard, waiting for her father to come home. Her mother is a mushroom farmer, and since she started farming she’s been able to send her children to better schools! Photo: Simon Rawles/Oxfam

oxfamgb:

This is Hamida. She’s writing on a blackboard, waiting for her father to come home. Her mother is a mushroom farmer, and since she started farming she’s been able to send her children to better schools! Photo: Simon Rawles/Oxfam

19% of prime time television characters are non-human while only 17% are women
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A Profile of Americans’ Media Use and Political Socialization Effects: television and the Internet’s relationship to social connectedness in the USA ― Daniel German & Caitlin Lally

There are more “non-humans” on TV than women. Talk about unequal gender representation in the media.

(via yourlittle-bird)

[Academics] carry out never-ending research, while our communities are bleeding and ultimately dying
- Stefan Mikaelsson, Lule Saami, President of the Swedish Saami Parliament Assembly, answering a question about ethical research among indigenous peoples at a conference in Ubmeje (via tuejjlaz)

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