Category Archives: Excerpts/Quotes

“Any body is a good place to be if you’re listening to it and taking care of it”: Lizzo

also see “Resource”!  

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When Victims Get Life in Prison

…they are generally women: BATTERED, BEREAVED, AND BEHIND BARS. Buzzfeed News, 10/2/14. If a violent partner threatened her child, “I would sacrifice my life 10 times out of 10,” said Carmen White, the Dallas prosecutor — and mother — who … Continue reading

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“we stand by every righteous being”

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better in tune with the infinite

Jay Electronica Ibeyi

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“declare an academic crisis…change the definition of a failing school”

A Perfect Storm: The Takeover of New Orleans Public Schools Part One 17 Days in November from N.O. Education Equity Roundtable on Vimeo.

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“when I read you the Constitution in a second”

 

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Thanks, Jenni!: AWAP Wednesday on Invisible Illness and Suicide

Sometimes it’s the level of pain, sometimes the relentlessness—the 1585th or 1693rd day, the 10,000th month, that 23rd hour of the day–and sometimes it’s everything you’ve lost and the isolation and the lack of substantial pain management and quality of life. I … Continue reading

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Happy Fucking Labor Day

Michael Rubin, one of the lawyers who sued Schneider, disagreed, saying there are many sound wage claims. “The reason there is so much wage theft is many employers think there is little chance of getting caught,” he said. Commissioner Su … Continue reading

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Vox: Where We Donate V. What Kills Us: Graphic

As a rule, he explained, “donating money to the best developing world health charities will reach at least 100 times as many people than if you donate to developed world health causes.” For example, consider the potential public-health impact of … Continue reading

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Bit(ch) 17: But Where’s the Fucking Original?

Sit down and put down everything that comes into your head and then you’re a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff’s worth, without pity, and destroy most of it. – Colette I love the … Continue reading

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