Vanity Games: tranqualizer: stop supporting the... →
tranqualizer: stop supporting the myth that poor people don’t deserve to have “nice” things. because that sort of narrative continues to ignore the complexities of capitalism and struggle and takes us away from examining why it’s easier for someone living below the poverty line to get a…
House GOP blocks Violence Against Women Act →
yaleself: “Back in April, the Senate approved VAWA reauthorization fairly easily, with a 68 to 31 vote. The bill was co-written by a liberal Democrat (Vermont’s Pat Leahy) and a conservative Republican (Idaho’s Mike Crapo), and seemed on track to be reauthorized without much of a fuss, just as it was in 2000 and 2005. “But House Republicans insisted the bill is too supportive of immigrants, the...
A Bureaucracy Of One: The Antenna Ships of Orion -... →
racerabbit: A short piece I wrote last night, and briefly edited today. Possibly to be part of a shared universe. Use this picture as the backdrop, and this song as the soundtrack. The Antenna Ships of Orion - Stulya For close to two hundred years the Sol Foundation’s ships had run…
when someone I never work with materializes out of...
One of the standoffs that ultimately meant that the Violence Against Women Act...– The Political Notebook: And we say goodbye to the Violence Against Women Act… (via kateoplis) Fuck you, Eric Cantor. You’re a piece of shit. (via wilwheaton) What in the actual fuck is going on? The Far Right seems to be reacting vigorously to the threat of their century-old White Male Dominance...
I understand the reflexive establishment posture, which suggests partisan...– It’s not ‘both their fault’ (via wilwheaton)
America’s Internet started out as No. 1 in speed. It now ranks 26th, far behind...– Break Up the Telecom Cartels - NYTimes.com (via rickwebb)