yknow i love when people get worked up over how its horrifying that water is commodified without realizing that the exact same goes for food and is really just as fucked up only far less recent
Headline of the decade
i dont even wanna click the link, the article couldnt possibly surpass the headline
Walter Johnson, Soul by soul: life inside the antebellum slave market
This is the type of violence—from microaggressions to epistemic violence to emotional/physical violence to enslavement/genocide—that gets justified by asserting that the oppressor is “objective” and “logical” and thereby “credible.” As if there is objectivity in choosing to oppress. As if the emotions of entitlement, indifference, greed or hatred aren’t involved.
we are gonna be on bad websites for the rest of our lives probably