Their responses are largely due to the new [condo] construction that has and is...– A memorandum from my landlord regarding police response to recent break-ins and gang graffiti on his gentrifying block.
Movies in the Parks 2013, Interactive Schedule |... →
Woman Made Up Story About $200,000 Stickup on Mag... →
Robert Reich: Working Mother's Day →
robertreich: My mother went into paid work soon after my father’s clothing store was flooded out in a hurricane, almost wiping him out. She had no choice. We needed the money. This was some two decades before a tidal wave of wives and mothers went into paid work. For the few with four-year college degrees…
yoisthisracist: anonymous asked: are there degrees of racism? YEAH IT’S CALLED AN MBA LOL
simone-eastman asked: LADIES BE TIPPIN' ON SOCIAL JUSTICE PROJECTS, is all i'm saying
Lauryn Hill Is Going To Prison For 3 Months For... →
I’m sorry but why the fuck is Lauryn Hill going to jail for teax evasion when Lindsay Lohan—someone who has endangered lives—is free on the streets? Oh I know! Racism.
Joseph Lowndes: Why the Hunt for Assata Shakur... →
Principal fires security guards to hire art... →
Talked about this awesome idea on the show today along with the media’s need to do more talking about these kinds of positive stories.
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“$19 dollar shorts should come with a photo of a collapsed factory on the back, like cigarettes in Canada with pictures of mouth cancer,” she thought. Then realized she was wearing $12 pants from H&M that were… made in Bangladesh.
So that World War Z trailer looks sick but... →
While closing down the production in Malta, for instance, the wrap-up crew found a stack of purchase orders related to the cast and extras that had been casually tossed into a desk drawer and forgotten; the amount totaled in the millions of dollars. Marc Evans, president of production at Paramount, was shocked. He calls the overages an “unthinkable action” which needed to be addressed...
Jason Collins: "I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm... →
nbaoffseason: Courageous move by Collins. Good for him for taking this historic step forward.
she asked for one more dance and i’m like,...
When my friends want to keep partying and I'm...
Contextualizing Media Claims in Boston —... →
This article was linked to by another great piece of anti-racist analysis on Al-Jazeera, The Wrong Kind of Caucasian.
Experiencing Existential Dread? Tylenol May Do the... →
Can it be that it was all so simple?
Hot sauce must be hot. If you don’t like it hot, use less. We don’t...– Sriracha hot sauce purveyor, David Tran, turns up the heat - Los Angeles Times
Five Reasons to Love Boston Right Now
theurbanologist: It’s been a long, difficult day and an even more difficult night. The events at yesterday’s Boston Marathon have left the Hub reeling and it’s hard to make sense of it all. No one knows exactly what happened, suffice to say that lives were lost, panic ensued, and the people of Boston stood up to the challenge by responding with offers of lodging, health care, sustenance, and...
The Longest Hunger Strike by Ann Neumann -... →
In light of this astonishing NYT op-ed about being force fed from a Guantanamo detainee, I want to share this report on the ethics of force-feeding prisoners on U.S. soil while simultaneously recognizing the right to refuse life-saving treatment.
A Casual, Anonymous Interview - On The Media →
OTM and Grindr together at last? Yes, please.
Jonesport, Me., Feb. 3 — After living alone in her slab shanty on Hedgehog...– The Outre Side of Freakish Human Nature: Maine’s Witch, The Lewiston Sun. February 4, 1889.