January 19, 2014
David Brooks' Utter Ignorance About Inequality

robertreich:

Occasionally David Brooks, who personifies the oxymoron “conservative thinker” better than anyone I know, displays such profound ignorance that a rejoinder is necessary lest his illogic permanently pollute public debate. Such is the case with his New York Times column last…

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November 25, 2013
Rhiannon Lucy Colsett: Self-Reverential

surrealfootball:

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Why do you think you’re so interesting? Anything you write is always directly related to yourself. No subject you have ever linked to your experience has ever been better demonstrated because of it. You have no special knowledge, you have no especially remarkable life experience. If you had…

October 28, 2013
econlolcats:

Underlying values are under their observation.

econlolcats:

Underlying values are under their observation.

October 27, 2013
"If you are bored and disgusted by politics and don’t bother to vote, you are in effect voting for the entrenched Establishments of the two major parties, who rest assured are not dumb and are keenly aware that it is in their interests to keep you disgusted and bored and cynical and to give you every possible psychological reason to stay at home doing one-hitters and watching MTV Spring Break on Primary Day. By all means stay home if you want, but don’t bullshit yourself that you’re not voting. In reality, there is no such thing as not voting: you either vote by voting, or you vote by staying home and tacitly doubling the value of some Diehard’s vote."

David Foster Wallace, Rolling Stone, April 13, 2000
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October 14, 2013

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October 14, 2013
stoweboyd:

explore-blog:

Should you check your email? This brilliant (and tragicomically true) illustrated flowchart by Wendy MacNaughton is now officially one of the best infographics of the year.

If you wander through this there is no option for ever checking email from co-workers.

stoweboyd:

explore-blog:

Should you check your email? This brilliant (and tragicomically true) illustrated flowchart by Wendy MacNaughton is now officially one of the best infographics of the year.

If you wander through this there is no option for ever checking email from co-workers.

(Source: explore-blog)

October 7, 2013
quickhits:

Why the NRA opposes the Global Arms Trade Treaty in one graph.

quickhits:

Why the NRA opposes the Global Arms Trade Treaty in one graph.

(via cognitivedissonance)

October 4, 2013
meanwhileinthemiddleeast:

The Middle East: Simple. 

meanwhileinthemiddleeast:

The Middle East: Simple. 

July 6, 2013
This is how I feel when the Wales Lions score 
#AUSvLIO

This is how I feel when the Wales Lions score
#AUSvLIO

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June 30, 2013
The band from earlier tonight (at Baja Cantina)

The band from earlier tonight (at Baja Cantina)