"If you kill a person, you’re a murderer. If you steal, no one would hesitate to call you a thief. But in America, when you force yourself on someone sexually, some people will jump through flaming hoops not to call you a rapist."

From my latest at the Guardian, When you call a rape anything but rape, you are just making excuses for rapists (via jessicavalenti)

nhlbruins:

Happy birthday to the B’s Bench Boss, Claude Julien! #NHLBruins

Playoff bdays equal good luck. I hope.

nhlbruins:

Happy birthday to the B’s Bench Boss, Claude Julien! #NHLBruins

Playoff bdays equal good luck.
I hope.

America's top 10 most endangered rivers in 2014

ablorg:

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American Rivers has released its sad top 10 of the most endangered rivers in the United States in 2014. Topping the list is the San Joaquin River, Central California’s largest river. Why is it in such bad shape?

Well, for years the San Joaquin has been managed badly…

(Source: treehugger.com)

fastcompany:

From a net-zero energy historic courthouse in Colorado to a homeless center in Oregon filled with green space, these days, the best sustainable architecture goes far beyond a few rooftop solar panels. 
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fastcompany:

From a net-zero energy historic courthouse in Colorado to a homeless center in Oregon filled with green space, these days, the best sustainable architecture goes far beyond a few rooftop solar panels. 

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(via npr)

Damn it, Boston

"I despise the kind of book that tells you … how to make yourself happy! The first duty of philosophy is making you understand what deep shit you are in."

Slavoj Žižek (via blackestdespondency)

Oh, Slavoj

(via fuckyeahexistentialism)