questionall:

"Empathizing w/ Gaza does NOT make me anti-Semitic, nor pro-Hamas or anti-Israel. It makes me human." - David Harris-Gershon http://bit.ly/Empathy-Makes-Me-Human

questionall:

"Empathizing w/ Gaza does NOT make me anti-Semitic, nor pro-Hamas or anti-Israel. It makes me human." - David Harris-Gershon http://bit.ly/Empathy-Makes-Me-Human

 
On Being Poor

gailsimone:

The contempt and disgust people who have never been poor have for people who ARE poor is a sign of their lack of their basic humanity. It’s hard to be poor. It’s dangerous to be poor.

Most of the people I know who say that poor people have it ‘too easy,’ couldn’t last a goddamn…

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nitanahkohe:

lady-chevy85:

nitanahkohe:

A mini documentary on sex trafficking of Native women, with particular focus on Minnesota (Native women & girls are frequently sold on the shipping boats that travel around the Lakes, and have been for decades).

"People don’t see Native American women as humans. They see them as punching bags. Or something novel, like a new toy—it’s fun at first, but afterwards you throw it away." —Sarah El Fakahany, Sexual Assault Advocate at Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center

This is very sad, I didn’t know that the Native American women and girls were part of sex trade and prostitution.

it is a very big problem, much bigger than many people realize or want to admit, even among Native communities. if you go to a truck stop anywhere near tribal communities late at night, you will see young Native girls who have been trafficked. Minnesota, Arizona, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Oregon, & Washington are particularly bad. here’s some more resources on sex trafficking of Native women:

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officialjeffgoldblum:

sgt-skippy:

officialjeffgoldblum:

I still laugh about the amount of people this post has angered

So you hate America?

oh honey

officialjeffgoldblum:

sgt-skippy:

officialjeffgoldblum:

I still laugh about the amount of people this post has angered

So you hate America?

oh honey

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girl-non-grata:

Check out that time stamp. Still applies.

girl-non-grata:

Check out that time stamp. Still applies.

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ghastlymum:

trip-iphany:

quiet-desperati0n:

I am a feminist because
I don’t think this video could be much more relevant.

YASS

this is the best thing

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mrshl:

Free Speech http://j.mp/1leqRFQ
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