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nowinexile:

The last words said by Black youth murdered by policemen. 

(via somepalestiniankid)

11:55 am - Wed, Jul 30, 2014
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maarnayeri:

Most people would never dream of touting around the dismembered bodies of White American and European kids after a mass shooting. Did you see that for Virginia Tech students? How about Columbine? Perhaps Newton?

Why? Because there’s reverence for their privacy and sympathy is innately felt,…

12:01 pm - Sat, Jul 26, 2014
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partytilfajr:

The most powerful oppressor is not the one who can kill, but the one who can convince the world that the oppressed deserves their oppression.

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nubbsgalore:

photos by (click pic) max slastnikov, elmar akhmetov, anton jankovoy, arno balzarini, dave morrow, stephane vettermiloslav druckmuller (showing the large and small magellanic clouds and comet mcnaught) and leif erik smith (see also: previous astrophotography)     

8:20 am - Fri, Jul 25, 2014
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"And that, I fear, is a universal principle. It is not merely the death of innocents that moves us, even in very large numbers. It is the circumstances of it that matter. We decide which deaths to mourn, which to ignore, which to celebrate, and which to rationalise on the basis of what story we want them to tell. Palestinian deaths matter more than Sudanese ones if you want to tell a story of Israeli aggression. Israeli deaths matter more than Palestinian ones if you want to tell a story of Hamas terrorism. Asylum seeker deaths at sea matter more than those on land if you want tell a story about people smuggling. But a death in detention trumps all if your story is about government brutality. And a death from starvation matters if you want to tell a story about global inequality – which so few people do. Everyone will insist they’re merely giving innocent human lives their due. And that’s true but only in the most partial sense. These are political stories driven by political commitments."

6:17 am - Sat, Jul 19, 2014
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Gaza death toll Infographic by ABC, based on UN OCHA data

Gaza death toll Infographic by ABC, based on UN OCHA data

6:12 am

"It is only possible to systematically ignore the trauma experienced by Palestinians by privileging the humanity of one group (Israelis) above the other, arguably because of Australia’s affinity with Israel as a colonial-settler project. It is the fantasy of colonisers and their sympathisers that Palestinians should accept the status quo and can be anaesthetised with the illusory promise of a two-state solution. "

7:49 am - Sun, Jun 29, 2014
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Knock, and he’ll open the door,
Vanish, and he’ll make you shine like the sun
Fall, and he’ll raise you to the heavens
Become nothing,
And he’ll turn you into everything.
Rumi
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