Police brutality against disabled people... →
philosophy-of-praxis: uswhoresdontneedyou: [TRIGGER WARNING for police brutality] Me and my mum have just been sat here in tears. One disabled man has been hospitalised, at least one other arrested. It was a peaceful fucking protest. No such thing as a peaceful protest where the police are involved.
On the International Day of the Disappeared: APDP →
At this point I’m trying to make something that can stand up against anything...– Brandon Graham from part 1 of a big Comicsalliance interview (via mercurialblonde)
Power Nap Vol. 1???? →
alexds1: maritzac: Guys, the Power Nap indiegogo to print the first book is a GO! Share please!! Doctors agree: 95% of people who don’t back this immediately have brain problems
John Green's tumblr: I Didn't Build That →
williac: fishingboatproceeds: So I own or co-own a few businesses that have experienced varying degrees of success. I am in the educational video business, and the book-writing business, and the merchandise distribution business, and the conference running business, and the making YouTube videos with my brother… This is required reading for Libertarians and anyone taking the GOP’s “I Built...
randsplaining. verb. the act of a rich person... →
motherjones: That’s the word we coined for this: Billionaire heiress tells non-rich people they should spend “more time working” to get rich
Pearl Harbor was sixty years ago, before we had TV and computers to keep us...– Hunter S. Thompson (via themundaneworld)
warrenellis: And, for the people who decided to call me ableist for that thing I said that was quoted there because writing is so hard: Jean-Dominique Bauby. You’re welcome.
Apple Rejects App That Tracks U.S. Drone Strikes →
futurejournalismproject: It seemed like a simple enough idea for an iPhone app: Send users a pop-up notice whenever a flying robots kills someone in one of America’s many undeclared wars. But Apple keeps blocking the Drones+ program from its App Store — and therefore, from iPhones everywhere. The Cupertino company says the content is “objectionable and crude,” according to Apple’s latest...
Children of the Stars: Bill Nye Blasts Todd Akin,... →
Bill Nye may still be The Science Guy, but he’s no longer Mr. Nice Guy. During a live interview this morning with the Smithsonian Channel, the mild mannered science educator unloaded on U.S. Congressman Todd Akin, calling him “a fucking idiot” for accusing Nye of personally provoking Hurricane…
The FJP: Dazzling. Deceitful. Distracting. →
futurejournalismproject: While much is being said today about the veracity of Paul Ryan’s convention speech, if you turned off your set after listening to the talking heads last night you’d come away with the belief that this, by far, was: The. Best. Speech. Ever. I had the unfortunate displeasure of listening to Politico’s deeply cynical panel that appeared late night on CSPAN. It was a good...
Global warming is often called “global weirding”, and the factors that have lead...– An example of how badly FUBAR the world food supply system is. As Corn Withers in the Drought, Farmers Fatten Their Cows on Candy (via worsethandetroit)
We’re not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact-checkers.– Neil Newhouse, a Republican pollster, on the Romney campaign’s dishonest welfare ad. (via theatlantic)