If you’re poor, the only way you’re likely to injure someone is the old traditional way: artisanal violence, we could call it – by hands, by knife, by club, or maybe modern hands-on violence, by gun or by car.

But if you’re tremendously wealthy, you can practice industrial-scale violence without any manual labor on your own part. You can, say, build a sweatshop factory that will collapse in Bangladesh and kill more people than any hands-on mass murderer ever did, or you can calculate risk and benefit about putting poisons or unsafe machines into the world, as manufacturers do every day. If you’re the leader of a country, you can declare war and kill by the hundreds of thousands or millions. And the nuclear superpowers – the US and Russia – still hold the option of destroying quite a lot of life on Earth.

So do the carbon barons. But when we talk about violence, we almost always talk about violence from below, not above.

Let’s Call Climate Change What It Really Is—Violence | Alternet (via guerrillamamamedicine)

 But when we talk about violence, we almost always talk about violence from below, not above.

 But when we talk about violence, we almost always talk about violence from below, not above.

 But when we talk about violence, we almost always talk about violence from below, not above.

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fiercestfairy:

softboycollective:

meanwhile the police fill the block with tear gas. who’s protecting and serving here

And we never see this shit on the news.

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raze-occam:

To be clear: this is not just an issue of police brutality

This is specifically an issue of police brutality against black people

Mike Brown was shot simply for being black. Most of the protesters were black. Most of the journalists who were arrested were also black (or at least nonwhites)

This is pretty much entirely about race and if you ignore that you’re missing the point entirely

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moderngirlblitz:

High Fives for Feminism!(revamped) by Midge Blitz

Coming very soon to the shop in all the glorious forms of stickers, prints, and pocket mirrors!

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cosbysweaterparty:

thebluelip-blondie:

postracialcomments:

QTNA

SPREAD THIS THE FUCK AROUND

THIS IS IMPORTANT
DO NOT LET THEM PUT MICHAEL BROWN ON TRIAL FOR HIS MURDER

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dylanthescientist:

princetanaka:

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

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

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regisfiliaaa:

Got ‘em, coach!

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softhings:

yourhue:

Black women and girls lost to gun violence, police brutality, intimate partner violence and transphobia:

 

Dana Larkin

Kassandra Perkins

Rekia Boyd

Tarika Wilson

Aiyana Stanley-Jones

Adaisha Miller

Brandy Martell

Deanna Cook Patrick

Tyisha Miller

Ashley Sinclair

We remember your names and we honor your lives.

Don’t forget black women who die at the hands of cops.

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micdotcom:

Palestinians are coming to the aid of Ferguson

Palestinian activists are taking to Twitter with their support and some cases, helpful tips on dealing with things like tear gas.

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