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  1. Libertarian: you can't have communism because human nature. Humans are bad. They'll take any excuse to be totally evil to everyone
  2. Libertarian: hey let's have a totally unregulated system with zero laws where greed is a virtue.
  3. Libertarian: praise market forces
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nativeamericannews:

The jingle dance is an innovative and rhythmic style which originated among the Chippewa in the early 1920s. http://bit.ly/16nHDLE

nativeamericannews:

The jingle dance is an innovative and rhythmic style which originated among the Chippewa in the early 1920s. http://bit.ly/16nHDLE

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itscarororo:

deadstag:

melanistic, albino and natural fallow deers photographed by Mszafran on deviantart Source here

cool palette swaps

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thesylverlining:

dave-youfool:

dylanthescientist:

princetanaka:

just a small town girl. Living in a racist, insensitive, sexist, homophobic world,

(cant take the midnight train ‘cause im fuckin scared)

Just a city boy, shot by cops in south Detroit
"He coulda had a gun hiding anywhere"

Bullshit, racists,
Up and down the boulevard
Trash cops, assholes in the night
(it goes on and on and on and on)

(Source: princetanaka)

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idlenomorewisconsin:

You are all invited to this free event! Sept. 16th WISCONSIN’S MINING STANDOFF” TO SHOW AT UW-SUPERIOR

On Tuesday, September 16, at 7p, UW-Superior will hold a free film screening of “WISCONSIN’S MINING STANDOFF”, a new documentary about the controversial proposal to dig an open-pit iron mine in northern Wisconsin. The 25-minute film will be followed by a discussion featuring GLIFWC Attorney Philomena Kebec, Northland College Geologist Tom Fitz, and Ashland County Board Chair Pete Russo. The event will be held in UW-Superior’s Holden Fine Arts Center at the Manion Theater.

A proposal to dig what could be one of North America’s largest open pit iron mines in northern Wisconsin pits corporate interests against a coalition of tribes and local residents.

On March 11, 2013, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed legislation that rewrote the state’s iron mining laws, paving the way for Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) to dig a $1.5 billion open-pit mine in the pristine woods of the Penokee mountain range. The mine, which could eventually reach 22-miles in length, provoked an immediate standoff. On one side is GTAC and its supporters anxious for jobs in an area with unemployment double the national average. On the other stand the tribes, residents, and political leaders intent on preserving the land and protecting the water from contamination. Fault Lines follows the unfolding battle on the ground and traces the way money and power have influenced the laws that will determine whether and how this mine gets built.

http://371productions.com/what-we-make/documentaries/mining

PRESS

The Joy Cardin Show, WPRMining Documentary Touring Wisconsin, July 29, 2014

WXPR Public RadioInvestigative Film on Penokee Mine Comes to Northern Wisconsin, July 24, 2014

Center for Media and Democracy’s PR WatchNew Film on Controversial Wisconsin Mine to Tour State, July 22, 2014

The Capitol TimesFilm on Gogebic Taconite mine to air on Al Jazeera America, June 13, 2014

89.7 WUWM Milwaukee Public RadioDocumentary Explores Volatile Issues Around Proposed Iron Mine in Northern Wisconsin, June 13, 2014

Express MilwaukeeNorthern Wisconsin Iron Mine Documentary Will Air Saturday, June 13, 2014

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel TAPBattle over Wisconsin mining focus of Al Jazeera documentary, June 13, 2014

Milwaukee RecordInvestigative piece on Wisconsin iron mine to air on Al Jazeera America, June 12, 2013

Great Lakes EchoTelevision show examines Wisconsin mine proposal, June 10, 2014

WXPR Public RadioAl Jazeera America To Air Film on Penokee Mine, June 8, 2014

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hextrudedcubes:

beowulfstits-archive:

friendly reminder that spirit animals are a sacred concept in a variety of religions worldwide (many of them being aboriginal religions that are at risk of destruction by european colonialism) and are not a way to joke about your admiration for something

Excellent alternative: Patronus

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typette:

this is the example I cite as the sort of shit Disney can come up with but just… doesn’t as often as they should. This an Treasure Planet were just so oozing creativity and it hurts that they never revisited that level, not since.

The spine-chilling music for that sequence, btw

(Source: nepheleciel)

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il-tenore-regina:

brandx:

Native Filmmakers Shoot Dystopian Drama on Pine Ridge Reservation

It’s 2085 on Pine Ridge. The reservation has been quarantined and borders guarded by the military for 30 years. Sparked by the ramifications of the Keystone XL pipeline, the war between the government and the insurgency lasted for eight years and resulted in the dystopian setting that provides the background for "The People," the inaugural project from Indigene Studios.

Based out of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Indigene Studios was co-founded in April 2014 by Willi White, Oglala Lakota, and Angel White Eyes, Oglala Lakota and Ojibwa.

“This is our way of giving back to our communities but also expressing ourselves,” White said. “Non-Natives always come here and sell the same narrative to the mainstream media. We want to change that narrative and give a voice to the stories that are already here.”

Click-through to their IndieGoGo campaign!
via Indian Country Today Media Network

Give. It. To. Me. 

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fripperiesandfobs:

Callot Soeurs evening dress, 1910-15

From the Amsterdam Museum

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As women, when we’re children we’re taught to enter the world with big hearts. Blooming hearts. Hearts bigger than our damn fists. We are taught to forgive - constantly - as opposed to what young boys are taught: Revenge, to get ‘even.’ Our empathy is constantly made appeals to, often demanded for. If we refuse to show kindness, we are reprimanded. We are not good women if we do not crush our bones to make more space for the world, if we do not spread our entire skin over rocks for others to tread on, if we do not kill ourselves in every meaning of the word in the process of making it cozy for everyone else. It is the heat generated by the burning of our bodies with which the world keeps warm. We are taught to sacrifice so much for so little. This is the general principle all over the world.

By the time we are young women, we are tired. Most of us are drained. Some of us enter a lock of silence because of that lethargy. Some of us lash out. When I think of that big, blooming heart we once had, it looks shriveled and worn out now. When I was teaching, I had a young student named Mariam. She was only 11 years old. Some boy pushed her around in class, called her names, broke her spirit for the day. We were sitting under a chestnut tree on a field trip and she asked me if a boy ever hurt me. I told her many did and I destroyed them one by one. I think that’s the first time she ever heard the word ‘destroyed.’ We rarely teach our girls to fight back for the right reasons.

Take up more space as a woman. Take up more time. Take your time. You are taught to hide, censor, move about without messing up decorum for a man’s comfort. Whether it’s said or not, you’re taught balance. Forget that. Displease. Disappoint. Destroy. Be loud, be righteous, be messy. Mess up and it’s fine – you are learning to unlearn. Do not see yourself like glass. Like you could get dirty and clean. You are flesh. You are not constant. You change. Society teaches women to maintain balance and that robs us of our volatility. Our mercurial hearts. Calm and chaos. Love only when needed; preserve otherwise.

Do not be a moth near the light; be the light itself. Do not let a man’s ocean-big ego swallow you up. Know what you want. Ask yourself first. Decide your own pace. Decide your own path. Be cruel when needed. Be gentle only when needed. Collapse and then re-construct. When someone says you are being obscene, say yes I am. When they say you are being wrong, say yes I am. When they say you are being selfish, say yes I am. Why shouldn’t I be? How do you expect a woman to stand on her two feet if you keep striking her at the ankles.

There are multiple lessons we must teach our young girls so that they render themselves their own pillars instead of keeping male approval as the focal point of their lives. It is so important to state your feelings of inconvenience as a woman. We are instructed to tailor ourselves and our discomfort - constantly told that we are ‘whining’ and ‘nagging’ and ‘complaining too much.’ That kind of silence is horribly violent, that kind of insistence upon uniformly nodding in agreement to your own despair, and smiling emptily so no man is ever uncomfortable around us. Male-entitlement dictates a woman’s silence. If we could see the mimetic model of the erasure of a woman’s voice, it would be an incredibly bloody sight.

On a breezy July night, my mother and I were sleeping under the open sky. Before dozing off, I told her that I think there is a special place in heaven where all wounded women bury their broken hearts and their hearts grow into trees that only give fruit to the good and poison to the bad. She smiled and said Ameen. Then she closed her eyes.

A Woman of War by Mehreen Kasana (via pbnpineapples)
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subjectnumber32:

outerlabia:

fpti:

earlygr4ves:

i walked into health and screamed and the teacher goes “you’re the 7th person today. they’re cpr dummies.”

jesus christ

they’re calling to mother for food

F  E  E  D

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problackgirl:

we’ve taught girls to romanticise nearly everything a boy does. when i was younger i thought it was cute that boys chased the girl even after she said no. i loved it when after a girl moved away from a kiss, the guy would pull her back and force it on. i thought a guy saying ‘i won’t take a no for an answer’ was passionate and romantic. we’re literally always teaching girls to romanticise abusive traits.