— Eagleton, Terry, Why Marx Was Right (Yale University Press, 2011) p.5 (via shitrichcollegekidssay)
Fuente Monumental Las Nereidas (by Lola Mora) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
— Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar (via theintentionallife)
— ― C.G. Jung (via psych-quotes)
"I’m giving a presentation tomorrow on the experience of African American males growing up in America."
"What’s the thesis?"
"Hundreds of interviews have been conducted, and we’ve found that not only do most African American males fail to acknowledge institutional racism, they mainly tend to blame themselves for their failures. They say things like they didn’t work hard enough, or made too many mistakes. They don’t understand that they weren’t afforded the same opportunities."
This is how old Ukranian men picnic between chess games: brown bread, raw onion, cheese, sausage, radishes, vodka. via Instagram http://ift.tt/1e2Nk5U
NPR’s Ari Shapiro is reporting in Ukraine and is traveling off the beaten path to find great stories, and photos. -Emily
“Each word is a battlefield.”
An interview with graphic novelist Antonin Baudry, author of Weapons of Mass Diplomacy.
Shirley: Visions of Reality / 2013 / dir. Gustav Deutsch
Inspired by the art of American painter Edward Hopper
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