July 29th, 2014
dog-pictures:

Dog Pictures #NewPost [2]

dog-pictures:

Dog Pictures #NewPost [2]

discardingimages:

puppies in a basketPontifical of Guillaume Durand, Avignon, before 1390.
Paris, Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, ms. 143, fol. 174r

discardingimages:

puppies in a basket

Pontifical of Guillaume Durand, Avignon, before 1390.

Paris, Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, ms. 143, fol. 174r

poochcrew:

This baby seal. Taken in Cape Palliser, New Zealand.

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after all the heavy things in our feed over the weekend, we promised puppies, so look!  here’s one!

poochcrew:

This baby seal. Taken in Cape Palliser, New Zealand.

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after all the heavy things in our feed over the weekend, we promised puppies, so look!  here’s one!

shantellmartin:

VOGUE Magazine came by the studio this week for a chat. Read the full piece HERE.

July 28th, 2014

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we’ve had several anonymous asks that we are going to take at face value.  we choose to believe that you do not know about hamas, that you are not trying to start shit with us because you have issues with our stance against israel, and that you genuinely want to know what we know about hamas!

this article is a really good reference for the history and timeline of hamas and what they stand for.  it also includes the bad things, like their stance on women, for example.  it is a useful reference point, and also very nicely summarizes what we understand about the organization.

lakotapeopleslawproject:

Become a MEMBER at http://lakota.cc/1kvf8ka. #OurChildrenAreSacred In recent weeks, The Mette Affair has crept out of the shadows and has gained momentum. If you are not familiar with this case, please see http://lakotalaw.org/special-reports/the-mette-affair to familiarize yourself. This case epitomizes the corruption of the state of South Dakota and underscores why it is so crucial to create a Lakota run foster care system. We are determined that this deeply disturbing and bone chilling case of sexual and physical abuse of Lakota foster children by their foster parents never occurs again. A “Twitter Storm” began on July 13th and has gained significant ground. To see all of the relevant content surrounding this storm go to twitter.com and search #metterapescandal. It is essential that you, as the “public”, show your support for these innocent children, who were abandoned and forgotten for so long.
Some recent news coverage regarding this case can be found at:
http://100r.org/2012/12/rough-justice-in-indian-child-welfare/
http://www.argusleader.com/story/news/2014/05/03/secrecy-cloaks-investigations-sd-social-services/8682969/

lakotapeopleslawproject:

Become a MEMBER at http://lakota.cc/1kvf8ka. #OurChildrenAreSacred

In recent weeks, The Mette Affair has crept out of the shadows and has gained momentum. If you are not familiar with this case, please see http://lakotalaw.org/special-reports/the-mette-affair to familiarize yourself. This case epitomizes the corruption of the state of South Dakota and underscores why it is so crucial to create a Lakota run foster care system. We are determined that this deeply disturbing and bone chilling case of sexual and physical abuse of Lakota foster children by their foster parents never occurs again. A “Twitter Storm” began on July 13th and has gained significant ground. To see all of the relevant content surrounding this storm go to twitter.com and search #metterapescandal. It is essential that you, as the “public”, show your support for these innocent children, who were abandoned and forgotten for so long.

Some recent news coverage regarding this case can be found at:

http://100r.org/2012/12/rough-justice-in-indian-child-welfare/

http://www.argusleader.com/story/news/2014/05/03/secrecy-cloaks-investigations-sd-social-services/8682969/

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everminding:

☆ Everminding’s First Giveaway 

Reblog for a chance to win:

  • Deer bones - 5 ribs & 4 vertebrae (found in the wild and cleaned by me)
  • 33 assorted beads made from wood, stone, clay, glass, metal, resin, & coral
  • 2 pendants: a tree of life & an abalone set in metal
  • Earrings made from slices of tagua nut
  • 9 polished stones
  • A dark blue glass dropper bottle
  • A piece of white lace with a flower design measuring roughly 20” x 34”
  • A vintage rayon scarf with a pretty leaf pattern

☆ Rules 

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this is a lecture by eran efrati.  he talks about his time in the israeli army, the connection between the holocaust and the current occupation of palestine, and about the importation of violence across the globe, from israel straight into the police departments of the united states.

it is forty minutes long, so we understand if you can’t watch the whole thing.  the last ten minutes are quite remarkable, so maybe try that if you can’t see it all.  (we recommend the entire video, highly!)

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vincerediem:

ursulavernon:

wickedgirlssavingourselves:

Brontësaurus

This is the best thing ever.

I fucking love this website.

vincerediem:

ursulavernon:

wickedgirlssavingourselves:

Brontësaurus

This is the best thing ever.

I fucking love this website.

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Graffiti on the fascist apartheid wall in the occupied West Bank.

Graffiti on the fascist apartheid wall in the occupied West Bank.

(Source: gayranian-rebel, via amodernmanifesto)

Guess what Hamas IS IN SCHOOLS AND IN ZOOS AND IN POOR CITIZENS HOUSES AND IN KINDERGARDENS so please before you let out anything double check yourself. I live here, I know what I'm fucking talking about.
Asketh - Anonymous

no you don’t live there.  if you did, you wouldn’t post such lame shit.  but thank you for playing!  we were wondering when the various anonymous hasbara accounts were going to start showing up!

you're disgusting.
Asketh - Anonymous

oh no!  not disgusting!  AAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!

(swimming wildly in circles, trying to get the disgusting off of us!  wheee!)

I commented on your post and added a link, there is a petition asking WB to remove Gal Gadot form the Wonder Woman role and recast it.
Asketh - ravensmuse

we checked it out, thank you, human person!

You said that hamas wouldn't exist without Israel. Isn't that victim blaming? I'm not saying Israel is totally innocent in this, but hamas are clearly terrorists. But by your logic, the IDF wouldn't exist if it weren't for the Palestinians trying to kill the Jews in the first place. After WWII, tons of Jews went to Israel and the Arabs there tried to kill them. They asked the British, who rules there, for help and they refused. So they created an army to protect themselves. (continued)
Asketh - Anonymous

(part 2) So since the Palestinian violence towards Jews started the Israel army, couldn’t you just blame the Palestinians for their own oppression?
 
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no, that is not victim blaming, that is called cause and effect!  the IDF would probably exist without hamas because most nations have militaries— if, for example, a successful two-state solution were ever reached, the IDF would probably continue on, but hamas would have to undergo a radical change.
also your history is not correct.  jews were moving into palestine long before the end of world war two, and arabs were generally welcoming to them.  (edited to add:  our human friend points out there were always a remnant of jews in jerusalem, and also arabs).  in fact there are very famous stories of alliances between jews and arabs AGAINST the british there.  jews and arabs rightfully saw each other as natural allies for many reasons— unfortunately the zionist ideology that became embraced by many jews caused them to turn on their arab friends and brothers and allies, and in 1948 you had the mass murders/displacement often called the nakba.
hamas actually didn’t come into being until 1987, and its formation was actually encouraged by israel in order to try to foster problems between palestinians loyal to fatah and the PLO, which israel considered it’s true enemies at the time.
we don’t blame the palestinians for their own oppression— if we did, you wouldn’t be taking issue with us, would you?
(edited to add:  it is so sad that everyone genuinely believes there is such a long history of hate between jews and arabs in palestine, when really that is a very recent thing.)