i’m looking like a tramp atm but the real question is do i want to go full tramp or do i want to save this outfit. i hate summer clothes. 

redplebeian:

kropotkindersurprise:

Palestinian activists destroy power lines to illegal Israeli settlement near Ramallah in response to the massace in Gaza

Fuck Yeah!

m7madsmiry:

A channel that manipulates the truth and seems to support the oppressive is not a channel, it’s garbage. Even garbage is more useful, at least the sh*t it contains is real !!!!!

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Ffs why do people think it is okay to invite themselves over in the morning. I am trying to have breakfast I do not look presentable ugh and they stay for hours. Literally only had one bite and had to run upstairs.

archimodels:

© anthony gormley + david chipperfield - sculpture for the subjective experience of architecture (kivik art centre) - osterlen, sweden - 2008

diogofalmeida:

Vilnius, Lithuania.

March, 2014.

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dolmaenthusiast:

Picture of Iraqi Muslims attending prayer at St. George Church in Baghdad. The signs say “#IAmIraqi, #IAmChristian” 

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Anonymous asked: honestly curious, why does it offend you?

perfectlyerik:

i see lucy as a racist film that plays on negative stereotypes while hiding behind the cover of (white) feminism. 

all this film has done is switch out the white man for a white woman. it’s still a film about a white person getting violated by the evil poc, then gaining power and wiping them out. 

here’s 2 of my favourite scenes from the trailer: 

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from top to left to right:

KEEP CLEAN 保持清潔,APPLE 蘋果,ONION 洋蔥,GRAPE 葡萄,CHAIR 椅子 EDIT: sorry it says ORANGE 橘子,TOMATO 番茄

traditional chinese is an actual written language used by millions of people, not symbols to be thrown around at the whim of set designers because they look cool and idk, serves to create a menacing asian atmosphere. this is so disrespectful, and made even worse by the fact that this film in set it taipei, taiwan where the official written language is traditional chinese.

it doesn’t matter that this film caters to a primarily “white” audience who won’t be able to read it, the language and culture of taiwan isn’t something for you to twist and use as you deem fit because it’s “exotic.” 

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lucy shoots a guy for not being able to speak english. 

she l i t e r a l l y shoots this taiwanese taxi driver, in taiwan for not being able to speak english. she’s in taipei and she’s shooting people as they are of no use to her because they don’t speak english. 

just think about the sort of message that’s sending out. she’s not being “bad-ass strong female character who takes no shit,” she’s saying that english is useful and better. this is the type of harmful ideology that stretches all the way back from when western countries were colonising and forcing their language and customs on other countries. 

let me explain with a real life example. i was born in new zealand to two taiwanese parents. i am fluent in english, but mandarin is conversational at best. my friends in taiwan say that i am “so lucky” to speak fluent english, when they are fluent in mandarin and their english level is no worse than my mandarin. they tell me that they want to perfect their english but in the same breath tell me that mandarin isn’t worth perfecting because i have english and that’s “enough”. they also tell me how pretty my white friends are when they see pictures.

this is the type of neo imperialism ideology that they’ve grown up buying into. it honestly hurts and frustrates me that they belittle their own culture like this, honestly believing that the western world is superior. this is the type of neo imperialism ideology that this film (hopefully unintentionally) promotes: white people are better and will save the day. 

if they wanted to film a movie about a white women getting back at those who had violated her, why not film it in a western country? if they wanted to film it in taiwan, why not find an asian lead actress?

i do agree that we need more women protagonists in action/superhero movies, but not like this. its not okay that the female lead needs to be kidnapped and have her body cut open without her consent in order to gain her powers, and those said those powers do not make any of this racist bullshit okay. 

i am just so tired and angry of poc always being brushed off to the side as either props or villains in mainstream media. 

as a poc, it’s so frustrating to see that the of the standard of beauty still white women when we live in multi-cultural societies and a diverse world. 

feminism is about equality. a film in which poc are presented as evil and inferior before being killed off by a superior white woman does not promote equality. 

nowinexile:

Massive attack concert, Solidarity from Ireland. Ireland. 

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allahyil3analsohyouniyeh:

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geekintheblack:

bigeisamazing:

stephank:

If someone ever asks you what Tumblr is, just show them this picture.

1/16th Native American

what the fuck is this

How does a hijab make you look not white

lol she’s a fucking moron. go read her posts.

This is a joke right

kissikissi:

Here’s another little addition to the Borrowers series.

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one thing i inherited from my dad is the ability to yawn really loud 

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broughttoyoubytheletterq:

when im a parent i won’t take my kid’s electronics when they get in trouble i’ll just take the charger so i can watch the fear in their eyes as they use it less and less while the battery slowly begins to run out

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