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In addition to 81 students, Little Singer Community School is also home to asbestos, mold and scores of mice. Students have to carry their seats from class to class, presumably because the school can’t afford chairs for each classroom.

This is what modern day discrimination against Native Americans really looks like (via micdotcom)
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xehyun:

when people who have treated you like absolute shit are sad

" ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ "

I’m a little old for this, but whatever.

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Princeton Study: U.S. No Longer An Actual Democracy

Meanwhile, as certain folks were freaking out about death threats on the gaming industry, my husband shared this on Facebook:

Asking “[w]ho really rules?” researchers Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page argue that over the past few decades America’s political system has slowly transformed from a democracy into an oligarchy, where wealthy elites wield most power.

Using data drawn from over 1,800…

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Off for the weekend. Be good!

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Tikkun Olam, Flight Feathers, and Yoga: more ideas on how to beat those swords and spears into plowshares and pruning hooks. (A 420 character 9-line poem)

Tikkun Olam, Flight Feathers, and Yoga: more ideas on how to beat those swords and spears into plowshares and pruning hooks. (A 420 character 9-line poem)

bigstarlet:

To add to my interesting day on the interwebz yesterday, here is a little something to add perspective to this whole #Gamergate situation.

At this point, it’s not longer about how it all started, because how it all started depends on what perspective you are going with. It is now about how it all ends.

Originally posted on Words We Women Write :

(ALTERNATE TITLE:  How to lower the…

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25 years ago today..

1. I unexpectedly finished a temp assignment at a hospital in San Francisco.

2. I drove my scooter to the Stonestown shopping mall and got my hands on the new Kate Bush and Cowboy Junkies albums, in cassette form, at the Tower Records outlet there.

3. Drove home to my little hovel at the bottom of a two story house in Daly City, and spent the afternoon working on poetry and updating my resume,…

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So that was interesting

Twitter arguments can be pretty productive.

Like I said, rein in the worst in your crowd, then we can talk.

Calling me condescending (which I was,  for a reason) to your cause is not tantamount to what was done by members of your side to others.

Sorry if you don’t get it.  Not my problem.

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Open letter to #Gamergate perpetuators

Since this blog is rather small in reach right now, and since I have no importance or notoriety anywhere, other than shooting my mouth off about whatever years ago, I have no illusions about this next missive going viral. Or even semi viral. That said, I am prepared for what may happen if it does… IF it does.

So, before I continue, a warning.

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Hey Snoop Dogg!

While I agree that Iggy Azalea is a silly little whack ass rapper, uh, aren’t you a little old to be harrassing little girls like that?

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