the-goddamazon

the-goddamazon:

lostintrafficlights:

engardejean:

TBH one of the reasons white people get stared at in Malaysia (and in some of the other asian countries i’ve been to like Vietnam and Thailand) is the way some of them dress. Like… I’ve seen tourists in the city and in my town that basically dress like

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Like where the fuck are u going jesus christ our country isnt a “jungle”. 

I hope they get malaria

LOL when I was in Thailand I saw tourists dressed like this in the city too.

jackieeebees

“Do what you love” disguises the fact that being able to choose a career primarily for personal reward is a privilege, a sign of socioeconomic class. Even if a self-employed graphic designer had parents who could pay for art school and co-sign a lease for a slick Brooklyn apartment, she can bestow DWYL as career advice upon those covetous of her success.

If we believe that working as a Silicon Valley entrepreneur or a museum publicist or a think-tank acolyte is essential to being true to ourselves, what do we believe about the inner lives and hopes of those who clean hotel rooms and stock shelves at big-box stores? The answer is: nothing.

Do what you love, love what you do: An omnipresent mantra that’s bad for work and workers. (via bakcwadrs)

a couple of other quotes from the article i really like:

According to this way of thinking, labor is not something one does for compensation but is an act of love. If profit doesn’t happen to follow, presumably it is because the worker’s passion and determination were insufficient. Its real achievement is making workers believe their labor serves the self and not the marketplace

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Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life! Before succumbing to the intoxicating warmth of that promise, it’s critical to ask, “Who, exactly, benefits from making work feel like nonwork?” “Why should workers feel as if they aren’t working when they are?” In masking the very exploitative mechanisms of labor that it fuels, DWYL is, in fact, the most perfect ideological tool of capitalism. If we acknowledged all of our work as work, we could set appropriate limits for it, demanding fair compensation and humane schedules that allow for family and leisure time.

(via mercy-misrule)

I’ve reblogged this before but it will never stop speaking to my soul.

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Fooling exploited people into thinking everything is just the way it should be is one of the most disturbing things about capitalism.

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"Why do you want this job?" *pretends to work for anything other than money*

(via famphic)

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whitepeoplesaidwhat:

witchstock:

whitegirlsaintshit:

chescaleigh:

Here’s Why Racism’s Not “Just Comedy” (via chescaleigh)

Here are some of the things I talked about in this video:

YouTube Star Posts “Prank” Assaulting Women

An Open Letter To Sam Pepper By Laci Green

Sam Pepper Exposed By Laci Green

Interview With The YouTubers Behind “Hood Pranks”

A Few Thoughts On The Recent YouTube Scandals

My Tumblr Posts About Shane Dawson’s Problematic Content

Bring Charges Against Officer Who Killed Eric Garner

Renisha McBride shot and killed after asking for help after car accident

What’s Happening In Ferguson

Kendrec McDade, unarmed and shot by the police

John Crawford, shot by the police after 911 caller admits to lying about unloaded BB gun

Getting Called Out: How To Apologize 

YouTube Star Shane Dawson Apologizes For Blackface Videos But I’m Not Buying It

go all the way off

Honestly she’s amazing, like consistently amazing

Support chescaleigh always

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christinefriar:

I. love. the. Anaconda. video. but the writeups I’ve been seeing keep referring to Drake as a co-star, which I think misses a big part of the point.

The reason this video rules is because Drake is an extra. Drake is a prop. Drake is a bro in the comfy-casual clothes that he rolled up to the set in, who has no lines or purpose other than the be ground upon, and whose face is obscured by shadows most of the time.

This is not a continuation of the Drake/Nicki/Rih media narrative. This is a dank-as-fuck feminist power play. This is, “Drake is whatever to me.” And this is a man who, if he isn’t at the top of his game, is close to it. A huge celebrity. And here is Nicki looking fucking amazing, tormenting him into a boner, then swatting his hand away and walking out of frame.

Your anaconda don’t want none unless she got buns, hun? Maybe she doesn’t want your anaconda. Maybe she’ll do whatever the fuck she wants with her buns, and it doesn’t matter what you think or feel.