Quebec Explained →
5. So, yes, all the hullabaloo about tuition is pretty much exactly that. The Québec student does, now, pay a little more than they did when I started at McGill lo those many moons ago, though the number—$2,492—will not inspire much more sympathy among Americans. Though it’s true the increase projected will raise tuition by about 75%, it is to be stretched out over 7 years. That means your average...
Cake Shop →
If Cake Shop goes under it will make me very very sad.
Obama the Warrior →
Glenn Greenwald on the NYT report re: Obama’s death panels.
Long lit up tonight/ And still drinking/ Don’t we have anything to live...– Japandroids - Celebration Rock
This is what two of the biggest names in popular music and Costa-Gavras’ son has to say.
Everyone burned down. House is fine.– Yale again
COME BACK WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE TEARS IN YOUR FACE– Drunk Yale is incredible
Whoopi Goldberg yes or no? Answer: PLANETARIUM– Yale, just now
They’re not NAZIs they’re Italian fascists. They make the prisoners...– Mikey Litwack on Saló
WHO IS ASHLEY STREAMERS
Gather all the young ones and listen as we tell the days of old when the...– FUCK YEA THE SWORD
Why you’ll be eating quantum dots twenty years... →
This is really powerful. VINCE EMANUELE: My name is Vince Emanuele, and I served with the United States Marine Corps. First and foremost, this is for the people of Iraq and Afghanistan. Second of all, this is for our real forefathers. I’m talking about the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. I’m talking about the Black Panthers. I’m talking about the civil rights movement. I’m talking...
Although gene by environment studies are typically based on the assumption that...– Simons et. al. - ASR December 2011 where to even fucking begin
How can one establish statistics? It can be established precisely by police, for...– Foucault - Security, Territory, Population
I can’t stop writing about this shit To collect site-specific information, the center has algorithmic software developed to monitor social media like twitter. As media proliferates with relevant hashtags and key words, the center’s systems organize the data, sort it for relevancy and combines it with information flowing from other inputs in order to display levels of seriousness and...
It has something you don’t have, Max. It has a philosophy, and...– Videodrome
New York City, New York Malcolm Harris I’m standing in line at Duane Reade...– From the New Inquiry
This is certainly a limited argument but the idea that physics and philosophy need each other needs to be right now.
Are you serious →
May 1 is international workers day. Not loyalty day.
So apparently in Youngstown, police and firefighters marched with the Occupiers to protest a bill that threatened their collective bargaining agreement/rights. After the bill was defeated, they evicted the occupy camp. On the same day.
Free University is going on RIGHT NOW →
This is what "democracy" looks like →
Police state much?