At MacKinnon’s (1987) request, and based on a random selection of 930 San...– Dee Graham, Edna Rawlings & Roberta Rigsby. Loving to Survive: sexual terror, men’s violence, and women’s lives. NYU Press. July 1 1994. (p. 16)
stuckbetweeniraqandahardplace: British soldier stabbed a ten year old Afghan, remind me again, where was the public British outrage over this? Oh yeah… that’s right… haha. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2069492/British-soldier-Daniel-Crook-stabs-Afghan-boy-bayonet-vodka-drinking-session.html
Goin’ Out West | Tom Waits
Why is much of men’s aggression against women sexual in nature?ii Why wouldn’t...– Dee Graham, Edna Rawlings & Roberta Rigsby. Loving to Survive: sexual terror, men’s violence, and women’s lives. NYU Press. July 1 1994. (p. 19)
Not everyone liked the new empire. After Manila, Mark Twain thought that the...– Gore Vidal (via theamericanbear)
Money and the Divine Masculine
Charles Eisenstein I recently attended a ceremony at the Tamera village in Portugal in which the officiant invoked “the healing of money.” Immediately a vivid image popped into my head of a man, vast and muscular, bound to the earth with stakes and tethers, straining with every atom of his strength to free himself and rise up. Finally, in a desperate, colossal effort, he bursts free...
US government admits to killing four American...
United States Attorney General Eric Holder has informed Congress that four American citizens have been killed in Yemen and Pakistan by US drones since 2009. It has been widely reported but rarely acknowledged in Washington that three US citizens — Samir Khan, Anwar al-Awlaki and his teenage son, Abdulrahman al-Awlaki — were executed in Yemen by missile-equipped drones in 2011. With Holder’s...
Urbanization is a channel through which surplus capital flows to build new...– David Harvey on SPIEGEL ONLINE (via jayaprada)
Hollywood Studios Censor Pirate Bay Documentary →
phoxbox: It is no secret that Hollywood is trying to take down as many pirated movies as they can, but their targeting of a Creative Commons Pirate Bay documentary is something new. Viacom, Paramount, Fox and Lionsgate have all asked Google to take down links pointing to the Pirate Bay documentary TPB-AFK. But is it a secret plot to silence the voices of the Pirate Bay’s founders, or just...
Three mass graves with 1,000 corpses found in Iraq →
fuckyeahmarxismleninism: Iraqi officials have found three mass graves containing the bodies of about 1,000 people thought to have been executed by US soldiers during their occupation of the country. The graves were uncovered in Iraq’s western province of al-Anbar. The remains are believed to be from victims killed by US forces during 2004 and 2005 in the city of Fallujah, located roughly 69...
Dead Osama Bin Laden Photos Don't Have To Be... →
Question: Which country alone in the Middle East has nuclear weapons? Answer:...– Dr. Norman Finkelstein (via spiritfall-commune)
The street cafe provides a unique setting, special to cities: a place where...– Christopher Alexander, A Pattern Language, p. 437,439
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Gnosticism,...
Millions at risk as deadly tornadoes rip through... →
rtamerica: Life-threatening tornadoes ripped through five states on Sunday, killing one and injuring more than 20. Meteorologists predict that more than 60 million Americans remain at risk as the twisters continue to make their way through the US on Monday.
You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop...– Ray Bradbury, ‘Fahrenheit 451’ (via indizombie)
DOJ Releases Completely Blacked-Out Memo on... →
theamericanbear: The Justice Department has released 15 pages of completely blacked-out material in response to a request for information about how text messages from cellphones are intercepted. The American Civil Liberties Union says the Obama administration is reading emails and other electronic communications without a warrant, despite a court ruling against the practice. In response to a...
Head of Fort Campbell Harassment Program Arrested... →
Army officials say the manager of the sexual assault response program at Fort Campbell has been arrested in a domestic dispute and relieved of his post. Lt. Col. Darin Haas (HAHZ’) turned himself in to police late Wednesday on charges of violating an order of protection and stalking. A spokesman for the post on the Tennessee-Kentucky line say Haas was immediately removed as manager of a program...
Sometimes the Left scolds them… ‘You’re going too far; we won’t support you any...– Jean-Paul Sartre, Introduction to The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon (via theangryminority)
Charles Eisenstein's book Sacred Economics
is one of the best books I have ever read.
1913 Massacre | Woody Guthrie
Whether or not this has been formulated in written policy, it seems clear that...– Paul Woodward (via theamericanbear)