Anthropolitics

Apr 17

newyorker:

Every day on our home page, we share a cartoon based on the day’s events. Today’s cartoon by Mick Stevens: http://nyr.kr/1eAHYPt

newyorker:

Every day on our home page, we share a cartoon based on the day’s events. Today’s cartoon by Mick Stevens: http://nyr.kr/1eAHYPt

(Source: newyorker.com)

Apr 16

newyorker:

Evan Osnos on what it means when politicians are literally shooting laws: http://nyr.kr/1mdty7J

“It is a politics in which the practitioners of government, those who seek the highest offices in the land, declare open season on the laws they are charged with passing and enforcing.”

Above: A still from Joe Manchin’s “Dead Aim” advertisement.

newyorker:

Evan Osnos on what it means when politicians are literally shooting laws: http://nyr.kr/1mdty7J

“It is a politics in which the practitioners of government, those who seek the highest offices in the land, declare open season on the laws they are charged with passing and enforcing.”

Above: A still from Joe Manchin’s “Dead Aim” advertisement.

(Source: newyorker.com)

think-progress:

Add Ted Yoho to the list of climate deniers.

think-progress:

Add Ted Yoho to the list of climate deniers.

(via cognitivedissonance)

reuters:

A fake mayoral election campaign sign with a fictitious candidate is seen in Toronto March 31, 2014. Ford, who is running for re-election as Toronto Mayor, made global headlines last year after admitting he had smoked crack cocaine. REUTERS/Mark Blinch
Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/27/pictures-report-idUSRTXZQHI

reuters:

A fake mayoral election campaign sign with a fictitious candidate is seen in Toronto March 31, 2014. Ford, who is running for re-election as Toronto Mayor, made global headlines last year after admitting he had smoked crack cocaine. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/27/pictures-report-idUSRTXZQHI

(via cognitivedissonance)

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Apr 15

Stop the Corporate Tax Giveaways -

(Source: alucard82, via terroristbakesale)

Apr 14

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How the World's Only Superpower Is Vulnerable to Catastrophe -

We need to start paying restitution for wrongfully convicted inmates. -

rafi-dangelo:

On average, it costs a little over $31,000 per year to meet all of the needs of one inmate in the US prison population. New York State’s costs are the highest at $60,000 per prisoner and New York City’s inmates incur costs of over $160,000 each per year. (x) Given those…

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