For Realsies
For Realsies
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"the ongoing suffering in aboriginal communities is a direct result of centuries of dislocation, starvation and powerlessness, of governments that veered between criminal neglect and willful ethnic cleansing. We haven’t begun to absorb it, in part because the government doesn’t like the implications of acknowledging the simple facts of the genocide."
It’s getting harder to ignore Canada’s genocide (via decolonizingmedia)
ARE YOU READY FOR SOME serious issues that need to be talked about?
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exgynocraticgrrl:

Breaking The Male Code: After Steubenville, A Call To Action

Sports Editor at The Nation, Dave Zirin
exgynocraticgrrl:

Breaking The Male Code: After Steubenville, A Call To Action

Sports Editor at The Nation, Dave Zirin
exgynocraticgrrl:

Breaking The Male Code: After Steubenville, A Call To Action

Sports Editor at The Nation, Dave Zirin
exgynocraticgrrl:

Breaking The Male Code: After Steubenville, A Call To Action

Sports Editor at The Nation, Dave Zirin
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solarmetronome:

shaunadarling:

solarmetronome:

Based on this (x). Conclusion: they’re still fuckers. 

Or maybe daddy works all week to provide us money for food and clothes

Because daddy’s labour is arbitrarily placed at a higher value and the work he does all week is no more important or legitimate than domestic labour. The capital value of the same relative labour is dependent on the gender of the person its performed by, and the capital values of different, specific kinds of labour, are dependent on the gender of the person who usually performs them in a society. The work easily available to women is priced cheap or free, and the work women have to struggle harder to get is still worth less capital than that same work when performed by men. 
In short, daddy gets to choose what he gets to work on, and the job he gets to choose can easily generate more than enough money to feed and shelter more than one person.  In this scenario, women still have to do work, but are often forced to depend on others to support them, let alone able to consider supporting others with their labour. 
In some cases, men might actually prefer their wives to do even less in terms of domestic labour, because it will be a symbol of conspicuous leisure, which is the mark of status. Women doing no work at all only happens if daddy has so much money and power that he wants to show it to people by how he can support a family with even less work on their part. 
A society directing women to be dependent on men, who like their women that way, is definitively a patriarchy, and the division of labour between men and women continues to reinforce gender inequality even today. 
Hopefully you can see more of the repercussions of EXACTLY WHAT WAS IMPLIED IN THE ORIGINAL POST now. 
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carlboygenius:

Stop Whitewashing America
carlboygenius:

Stop Whitewashing America
carlboygenius:

Stop Whitewashing America
carlboygenius:

Stop Whitewashing America
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"When you’re at the pool lounging on a beach chair and some little kids are running and the lifeguard screams out “no running” do you respond “excuse, not all of us are running”? No, you don’t. The lifeguard didn’t have to specifically state who they were talking to because you’re intelligent enough to comprehend that the comment wasn’t being directed at you."

Found a quote that shuts down that “not all men” argument pretty well. (via mykicks)

AHaha. haaaa. hh.

(via thefeministbookclub)

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Today in Solidarity: DC turns up and turns out again in support of #JusticeforMikeBrown

Today in Solidarity: DC turns up and turns out again in support of #JusticeforMikeBrown

Today in Solidarity: DC turns up and turns out again in support of #JusticeforMikeBrown

Today in Solidarity: DC turns up and turns out again in support of #JusticeforMikeBrown

Today in Solidarity: DC turns up and turns out again in support of #JusticeforMikeBrown

Today in Solidarity: DC turns up and turns out again in support of #JusticeforMikeBrown

Today in Solidarity: DC turns up and turns out again in support of #JusticeforMikeBrown

Today in Solidarity: DC turns up and turns out again in support of #JusticeforMikeBrown

Today in Solidarity: DC turns up and turns out again in support of #JusticeforMikeBrown

Today in Solidarity: DC turns up and turns out again in support of #JusticeforMikeBrown
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ivyarchive:

Arsenal stars change the game #RainbowLaces (x)
ivyarchive:

Arsenal stars change the game #RainbowLaces (x)
ivyarchive:

Arsenal stars change the game #RainbowLaces (x)
ivyarchive:

Arsenal stars change the game #RainbowLaces (x)
ivyarchive:

Arsenal stars change the game #RainbowLaces (x)
ivyarchive:

Arsenal stars change the game #RainbowLaces (x)
ivyarchive:

Arsenal stars change the game #RainbowLaces (x)