thisiswhiteprivilege: White privilege is explaining away Somali piracy as petty crime when it is actually a defense against THEIR governments dumping waste on the shores of fishermen whose family depends on the income from what they capture, which is nothing when all the fish have nuclear poisoning.
Just Do It: 5 Ways You Can Support LGBTQ Youth of... →
That moment when you're at the pharmacy picking up...
nextyearsgirl: And then you realize that, because of the man you voted for sticking up for the basic right to affordable health care, today millions of other people found out that they are going to be able to stop making the choice between food and medicine, and will get to experience that relief too. Thank you, President Obama.
coagulates: DOES ANYONE REMEMBER THIS
How to pronounce ‘GIF’ →
nerdydyke: changedsinceyesterday: sanityscraps: buttpilgrim: thegoodsonisbad: vicsagelivesforever: docgelegentlich: mathesar: dederants: inky: Let’s settle this debate. ARE YOU FUCKING SERIOUS RIGHT NOW, MERRIAM-WEBSTER?!?!?!?! well i guess that’s that oh Yes okay I will always pronounce GIF this way now. wow, you learn something new every day Whatever you...
bad-dominicana: connoririshwright: bad-dominicana: abuse culture is rape culture is colonization is neocolonization is globalization is white supremacy is capitalism is imperialism How are capitalism and globalization related to abuse and rape culture? abuse culture is how all the horrors of colonization, all the isms, capitalism and globalization are rationalized…victim blaming and...
BE A RADICAL FOR OUR COAST →
filzahforpm: If you are against the Enbridge pipeline, you are a “radical,” according to the Harper Government™. Why yes, I am. Proudly. Because I believe, people, water, and the environment are more important than shipping oil to China. You too can be a radical: http://radicals4ourcoast.ca/ They let you choose other ways you are a radical too, like...
Harper Hurts Science →
scarlett—thunder: I can’t wait to not vote for you, Harper. I will not resort to academia because you won’t fund research, asshat.
The RCMP killed sled dogs to keep the Inuit in one... →
apihtawikosisan: pewpewlasernipples: apihtawikosisan: In the 50s, when Canada started to want Inuit lands, hundreds of sled dogs were slaughtered. The killings were deeply shocking to the Inuit who have a very strong relationship with their dogs, and who relied on those dogs to transport food and goods. Without the dogs, Inuit could not hunt or move around as they had before. It was a...
BC Natives Win Court Claims Over Logging on Land... →
We always got to side eye though.
The RCMP killed sled dogs to keep the Inuit in one... →
apihtawikosisan: In the 50s, when Canada started to want Inuit lands, hundreds of sled dogs were slaughtered. The killings were deeply shocking to the Inuit who have a very strong relationship with their dogs, and who relied on those dogs to transport food and goods. Without the dogs, Inuit could not hunt or move around as they had before. It was a deliberate strategy to ‘settle’ them. For...
Michaelle Jean feared ‘dreadful crisis’ when... →
theideajournal: Some interesting comments in regards to the article: “Actually Jean, ASSENTING to Harper’s request caused a crisis in confidence in Canada’s political system, a crisis that continues to this day…” “Assenting is not what caused the crisis in confidence. Harper phrasing the situation as a coup by socialists and separatists when the coalition was a legitimate democratic response...
bits of things: Trans-Pacific Partnership →
shnozman: In the back of a swanky San Diego hotel, corporate lobbyists are gathering next week to negotiate an ultra-secret trade deal that will empower corporations to sue our governments if they dare pass any laws that might infringe on profits. If that’s not hitting close enough to home, then check…
Dear white people: Stop mixing up the concepts of...
starvedforjustice: Although to you, they often come hand in hand. I know it’s confusing. But they’re not the same. Stop it.
Kiss me on my open mouth: themakingsofgreatness:... →
themakingsofgreatness: Kiss me on my open mouth: Let me tell you a story about how PoC culture isn’t valued unless it’s being appropriated by white people. starvedforjustice: my family is multiethnic. Lots of different people from different places, and when I was growing up, my… Here’s the thing I don’t fucking get: People are always like “We is America (or Canada,...
I finally did it.
Garden Visitor: You don't look Japanese.
Me: That's because I'm not.
Garden Visitor: Okay, so let me guess.
Garden Visitor: Well, obviously Asian, but definitely not Chinese or Japanese.
Garden Visitor: Are you Vietn-
Me: I'm Filipino.
Garden Visitor: Oh! I should have known!
Me: Yeah, I'm having trouble with yours, though.
Garden Visitor: Pardon?
Me: I just... god. I really can't figure out what kind of European you are.
Garden Visitor: ... Excuse me?
Me: I'm thinking Eastern European? Or never mind. Some sort of Scandinavian?
Garden Visitor: ...
Me: Well, I have a meeting but it's a real bummer I can't figure it out. Maybe next time. Bye!
Chocolate Milk Expert Rob Ford Denounces OneCity... →
After saying he thought Scarborough should have subways and not the existing RT, Rob Ford denounces a plan which includes replacing the Scarborough RT with a subway line.
CASLPA Highlights Need for Greater Action on... →
Cutting VIA Rail Because That's Expendable →
Just to put something into perspective here: Transit is important. It is more or less the veins of our cities, it allows us to get to place to place when we need to. There are two developed countries that I can think of that don’t have public transit and that’s Greenland and Iceland. We are not Nuuk or Reykjavík, our cities need transit.
AFN marks ground breaking for new Attawapiskat... →
thesising: Attawapiskat celebrated the ground breaking of its new elementary school Friday and Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn Atleo congratulated the community for its energy and determination. “We commend the leadership for their perseverance, the Koostachin family for their strength, and the youth of Attawapiskat for taking a leadership role on behalf of all First Nations...
how to get a bikini ready bod
nuggits2: toocooltobehipster: weaveittome: 1. Put on bikini Good Job! Wasn’t that easy! 2. Revel in your own beauty. Admire the fact that you are indeed a stone fox That wasn’t so hard was it 3.Drink beers,read a book,make a snack… I dunno you’re pretty much done here And there are 3 easy tips to having a bikini ready bod. this post is perfect w h a t
Trans-insanity at the "Dyke March" →
evenweirdosneedtoreblog: roseverbena: pogoniptrail: I try to make it a policy not to comment on events I do not witness/attend, but I feel that I must also weigh in on the horrible thing that happened to Cathy Brennan yesterday. Obviously the intimidation was completely over-the-top and concrete steps need to be taken by the LBGTQXYZWTF communities to make sure this doesn’t happen again....
TAL9000: Here's something interesting about Bug... →
genderbitch: Y’all remember that Pretendbian site on wordpress where Bug mined for pictures of trans women and attempted to out them and violating copyrights in the meantime? I can’t find any more pics on it that aren’t already exposed to the net to see (for instance, Tobi Hill-Meyer’s…
Dear World: May the ending of deporting students without papers be the...– Mark Gonzalez, poet and activist. Via his facebook. (via bornthisbrown)
[TW: Misogyny, Rape, Violence, General... →
rabbleprochoice: jtravisrolko: To all the women of the world, If you’ve rejected me, I hate you. If we’re just friends, our friendship is over. If we don’t know each other, I will never offer you mere friendship. The friendship I’ve offered to your sex has been abused too much and for… Have fun masturbating OP. But before you get back to doing what ever assholey things you do can I...