whakahekeheke: Visualizing the War in Afghanistan patspeiser: Wikileaks documents visualized over time. Red color indicates “events including friendly fire and civilian injuries and death over the course of the last six years” in Afghanistan. Interesting stuff. Read more about it here. Comprehending a large human aggregate like “civilian war casualties” is impossible for the human brain,...
Anonymous asked: so why are you a teacher?
Whenever is found what is called a paternal government, there is found state...– Benjamin Disraeli (via hipsterlibertarian)
The public school system: ‘Usually a twelve year sentence of mind control....– Walter Karp
The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for...– alice walker i’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. (via agathos) (via jay-bee-aych)
The Suffering of Fallujah →
It turns out that there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, though not until we arrived and started using them
Hot Chocolate - How Cocoa fuelled the conflict in... →
Wal-Mart Radio Tags to Track Clothing →
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to roll out sophisticated electronic ID tags to track individual pairs of jeans and underwear, the first step in a system that advocates say better controls inventory but some critics say raises privacy concerns.
Obama Drops 2009 Pledge to Withdraw Combat Troops... →
Seventeen months after President Barack Obama pledged to withdraw all combat brigades from Iraq by Sept. 1, 2010, he quietly abandoned that pledge Monday, admitting implicitly that such combat brigades would remain until the end of 2011.
In my opinion, nothing has contributed so much to the corruption of the original...– George Orwell - Preface to the Ukranian edition of Animal Farm, as published in The Collected Essays, Journalism, and Letters of George Orwell : As I please, 1943-1945 (1968) (via socialisimo)