We want to stand upon our own feet and look fair and square at the world — its...– Bertrand Russell (via thesoftanimal)
Terrorism is a hopeful thing if you’re a freedom fighter. Terrorists and freedom...– William Gibson (via azspot)
The entire universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others.– John Andrew Holmes (via dachesterfrench)
You no longer need to travel to distant and dangerous countries to observe such...– Nicholas D. Kristof, “Our Banana Republic,” NYTimes.com
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The most widely accepted narrative to emerge from the 2010 midterm elections, in which Democrats took a “shellacking” and lost the most congressional seats since World War II, was this: Sick of liberal overreach, voters—especially independents—shifted their favor to the right, choosing Republican candidates in huge numbers. Not so, according to a new exit poll by the firm...
The easiest form of management is to encourage or demand that people do more....– Seth’s Blog: Do more vs. do better
charlietodd: I love John and Stephen and haven’t missed an episode of either show since they respectively began. I think the media cry that the Rally took young people away from phone banks is pretty dumb. But when it comes to the theme of the Rally… I have to say, I agree with Bill. This is a spot-on criticism of the way Stewart and Colbert are characterizing “sanity” in our...
§ American government is run by and for capital and capitalists. § Most...– From The Bad Logic of the 2010 Midterm Elections Via N+1 (via modernandmaterialthings)
It is clear that when people tell me, “Oh, but you are utopian,” I tell them,...– Žižek (via lazz)