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rapunzelie:

s/o to the girls who grew up with moms who took their own physical insecurities out on their daughters and made them feel ugly know that shit’s rough but ur a blossom sugarplum who deserves to be treated well

James Brown - The Big Payback
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highrelease:

James Brown | The Big Payback

policymic:

That about sums up our student loan system

There’s a stark difference between the ways U.S. and UK students pay for college. In the UK, tuition costs are capped at a maximum of about $15,150, which doesn’t need to be paid up front or until after graduation. If funded by English or Welsh funding bodies, students don’t need to pay until they’re earning over $35,350 and the amount owed is tailored to their income. Someone earning around $50,500 would pay $1,353 yearly for their loans. If it’s not paid off in 30 years, it’s written off entirely. Meanwhile, tuition in Scotland is entirely free for students who study in the home country.
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policymic:

That about sums up our student loan system

There’s a stark difference between the ways U.S. and UK students pay for college. In the UK, tuition costs are capped at a maximum of about $15,150, which doesn’t need to be paid up front or until after graduation. If funded by English or Welsh funding bodies, students don’t need to pay until they’re earning over $35,350 and the amount owed is tailored to their income. Someone earning around $50,500 would pay $1,353 yearly for their loans. If it’s not paid off in 30 years, it’s written off entirely. Meanwhile, tuition in Scotland is entirely free for students who study in the home country.

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Race matters. Race matters in part because of the long history of racial minorities being denied access to the political process. … Race also matters because of persistent racial inequality in society — inequality that cannot be ignored and that has produced stark socioeconomic disparities. … In my colleagues’ view, examining the racial impact of legislation only perpetuates racial discrimination. This refusal to accept the stark reality that race matters is regrettable. The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to speak openly and candidly on the subject of race, and to apply the Constitution with eyes open to the unfortunate effects of centuries of racial discrimination.

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, dissenting opinion in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action (via englishprof)

Sonia Sotomayor is my hero.

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That last sentence is everything.

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flattummyplease:

literally me

The Killers - For Reasons Unknown
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The Killers // For Reasons Unknown

I pack my case, I check my face
I look a little bit older
I look a little bit colder
With one deep breath, and one big step
I move a little bit closer, I move a little bit closer
For reasons unknown

theyoungradical:


Radical simply means “grasping things at the root.” - Angela Davis

Good chance to share some of her talks..
On Feminism and Abolition: Theories and Practices
On Palestine, G4S and the Prison Industrial Complex
 On Political Activism from the 1960s to the Age of Obama
With Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad

glitterblood:

i made this shitty quick powerpoint about why you should read and/or watch novala takemotos kamikaze girls because like nobody has read and watched kamikaze girls and its incredible. you should be reading this book or watching the movie. or both. theyre both great. seriously.

you can actually watch the movie (in six parts, this is like the best one on the internet sorry) right here now you have a link and no excuse please please please watch kamikaze girls!!