In every era the attempt must be made anew to wrest tradition away from a...– Walter Benjamin
Thousands of other inmates in the Texas prison system have been eating fewer...– Read more here: In Bid to Cut Costs at Some Texas Prisons, Lunch Will Not Be Served on Weekends (via harmreduction:This is totally nuts…not to mention, unacceptable! If Texas doesn’t want to pay to feed the thousands of people it incarcerates, how bout they STOP incarcerating people. Community...
But the really interesting question is why were we drawn in the first place to...– Chinua Achebe | The Trouble With Nigeria (1984) Lol’ed my way through this monograph on the plane from Lagos to London (Achebe has a deft and caustic turn of phrase when he’s angry, and he takes no prisoners). My thesis chapter is lapping this quote up like Augustus Gloop did that...
In creating a unified space of opposition to the 1% who hold a concentration of...– Harsha Walia, “A Letter To The Occupy Together Movement,” Racialicious, October 15 2011 (via hardlycommon)
I still think it’s important for people to have a sharp, ongoing critique of...– bell hooks, On Marriage that’s it exactly, that’s exactly it