Observations & Frustrations

Oct 01
Apparently, the College Republicans on campus have decided to get just a little more racist and Islamophobic. Not shocking. But not something I’m willing to let go without comment, either.

Apparently, the College Republicans on campus have decided to get just a little more racist and Islamophobic. Not shocking. But not something I’m willing to let go without comment, either.

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Oct 01
manicandprofane:

kemetic-dreams:

American witchcraft

You fuckers had better reblog the Shit out of this!!!!!!! I’m serious as Fuck!

manicandprofane:

kemetic-dreams:

American witchcraft

You fuckers had better reblog the Shit out of this!!!!!!! I’m serious as Fuck!

Oct 01

iwriteaboutfeminism:

Protesters asked for Reverend Sekou’s release and they got it.

Then, in a sudden and very strange turn of events, the police just…left. 

Monday, September 29th

Oct 01

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Oct 01
meloromantics:

appropriately-inappropriate:

audreyvhorne:

sttinkerbelle:

vmpolung:

knowledgeandlove:

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#and I just don’t feel entitled to someone else’s life’s work.

That comment exactly!! It’s not mine and I can survive without it, so I will.

This is why honey is not vegan.

The problem here is that honey, especially if you buy it ethically from an apiarist, isn’t actually detrimental to the well-being of the bee or the hive. In the wild, honey is used as a food stock, but in a domesticated honeybee colony, the bees are fed quite well, and so the honey is a surplus.
The alternatives, like sugar, relies on monocrops in third world countries, with transient labour. Growing up, there was a sugarcane field by my house, and I’m sure the Haitian men who worked backbreaking hours hacking a machete through knife-bladed leaves in 40 degree heat for a couple dollars a day would have traded a testicle to be a Canadian honeybee. Stevia’s going the same way, iirc.
Additionally, apiarists are actually huge proponents and activists for sustainable bee-keeping, and it’s estimated that the domesticated hive may be the last great hope for declining populations, because we can optimize their chances for survival.
It’s their life’s work, sure, but it’s not the death of them to use it responsibly.

literally read anything about the history of sugarcane and the cuban sugar industry if you think sugar is or ever has been more ethical than honey

meloromantics:

appropriately-inappropriate:

audreyvhorne:

sttinkerbelle:

vmpolung:

knowledgeandlove:

Photo source

Fact check source

#and I just don’t feel entitled to someone else’s life’s work.

That comment exactly!! It’s not mine and I can survive without it, so I will.

This is why honey is not vegan.

The problem here is that honey, especially if you buy it ethically from an apiarist, isn’t actually detrimental to the well-being of the bee or the hive. In the wild, honey is used as a food stock, but in a domesticated honeybee colony, the bees are fed quite well, and so the honey is a surplus.

The alternatives, like sugar, relies on monocrops in third world countries, with transient labour. Growing up, there was a sugarcane field by my house, and I’m sure the Haitian men who worked backbreaking hours hacking a machete through knife-bladed leaves in 40 degree heat for a couple dollars a day would have traded a testicle to be a Canadian honeybee. Stevia’s going the same way, iirc.

Additionally, apiarists are actually huge proponents and activists for sustainable bee-keeping, and it’s estimated that the domesticated hive may be the last great hope for declining populations, because we can optimize their chances for survival.

It’s their life’s work, sure, but it’s not the death of them to use it responsibly.

literally read anything about the history of sugarcane and the cuban sugar industry if you think sugar is or ever has been more ethical than honey

Oct 01

sicknessinsalvation:

genderterrorist:

OH MY GOD

THE LAST FUCKING PANEL

Oct 01

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT (RE: YOUTUBE IMPLODING) →

lacigreen:

❒ The amazing Chescaleigh has made a video poignantly highlighting issues of racism in the YouTube community.

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She talks about the trend where comedy is used to justify harmful things. Delving deeper, she talks about how the usage (and acceptance) of black face and…

Oct 01
justaguywitharrows:

ignoring-spiders:

theyoungradical:

mass producing your fake revolution

the fucking irony

This image is a metaphor for everything wrong with neoliberalism.

justaguywitharrows:

ignoring-spiders:

theyoungradical:

mass producing your fake revolution

the fucking irony

This image is a metaphor for everything wrong with neoliberalism.

Sep 30

arminsarmy:

marielovesgroban:

Don’t forget we have to wake up Green Day tomorrow.

Ok just a reminder to everyone: If you’re planning on tweeting billie joe armstrong “wake up” or something tomorrow, DON’T. The song is about his father’s death and so it’s really personal and treating it like a joke isn’t the right thing to do. Plus he’s asked so many times for people to stop and no one listens so yeah. Please don’t do that.

Sep 30

ART HELP:

jumperben-holybatch:

spaceycrazylady:

corporalbutts:

Cutting to the chase I am doing a project for my art class that requires me to do a piece that is 60ftx1ft long.

60 feet is a HUGE size.

Long story short, I need your URLs, and if you reblog/like this post I will write your URL down on my piece.

I NEED 60 FEET OF URLS AND I HAVE SMALL HANDWRITING. PLEASE REBLOG FOR ONE REASON, AND ONE REASON ONLY:

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this is actually the best reason ever

The game is on