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fats:

strangeasanjles:

speak on it

perfect.

Preach

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fullten:

yupthatsmysock:

whitepeoplestealingculture:

This post was inspired by this picture:

This picture is reblogged always by the white people appropriating cultures and not caring when they are called out upon it. These people care more about the animals than the human beings they profit off of, and I thought that was hilarious so I had to make a set just like the picture above.

All in all, this is a message to the honkies: stay in your lane.

Wait. Yoga, though????

The luaus, the headdresses, the Ta moko, the dreads, etc— yes, I totally see where you’re coming from. The yoga one, though, seems a little weird to me. I know there’s probably greater meaning to yoga beyond it being a strenuous, disciplined workout and exercise in meditation, but I don’t see how it’s harmful to adopt a new type of exercise that’s better suited for your body???

My doctor told me to take up yoga as an alternative to high-stress/adrenaline exercises because it would strengthen my body without destroying it— but I can’t because I’m stealing culture? Someone please explain this to me.

I think the issue with yoga is that it’s repacked and striped of it’s roots for the consumption of people who really don’t understand the history or roots of yoga, they take out all the ‘boring’ history and religion, and leave a few words like ‘Namaste’ to feel spiritual, but they never actually talk about Buddhism or Hinduism. There is also something disturbing about the fact that when a western person thinks about yoga they don’t picture an Indian person practicing their religion, but a white lady with blonde hair in spandex. 

milkeemountainmama:

nom-chompsky:

super-eklectic1:

alwaysaurora:


Chelsea Peretti:

A lot of my friends are vegans now, which I don’t care: eat whatever you want.  I just think that my least favorite part of the vegan diet is the verbal part where they explain it to you.
 It’s just endless.  They’re like, “I’m a vegetarian, but I don’t even eat milk or honey because it takes animal labor to make milk and honey and I think that’s wrong.”
 And it just always strikes me as childish logic, it’s like “I like bees and I like cows…  more than the immigrants that pick the vegetables that I eat.”

If they explained to you it means you asked.
Also, I am assuming that if immigrants do pick the vegetables I eat they aren’t being forced to do it, tortured and killed. Are they?

“if immigrants do pick the vegetables I eat they aren’t being forced to do it, tortured and killed. Are they?”
i pray that this is a legit question and not sarcasm. I really hope so….


seriously. jfc.
from the state department’s trafficking in persons report, 2011:

The United States is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labor, debt bondage, document servitude, and sex trafficking. Trafficking occurs for commercial sexual exploitation in street prostitution, massage parlors, and brothels, and for labor in domestic service, agriculture, manufacturing, janitorial services, hotel services, hospitality industries, construction, health and elder care, and strip club dancing. Vulnerabilities are increasingly found in visa programs for legally documented students and temporary workers who typically fill labor needs in the hospitality, landscaping, construction, food service, and agricultural industries. There are allegations of domestic workers, foreign nationals on A-3 and G-5 visas, subjected to forced labor by foreign diplomatic or consular personnel posted to the United States. Combined federal and state human trafficking information indicates more sex trafficking than labor trafficking investigations and prosecutions, but law enforcement identified a comparatively higher number of labor trafficking victims as such cases uncovered recently have involved more victims. U.S. citizen victims, both adults and children, are predominantly found in sex trafficking; U.S. citizen child victims are often runaways, troubled, and homeless youth. Foreign victims are more often found in labor trafficking than sex trafficking. In 2010, the number of female foreign victims of labor trafficking served through victim services programs increased compared with 2009. The top countries of origin for foreign victims in FY 2010 were Thailand, India, Mexico, Philippines, Haiti, Honduras, El Salvador, and the Dominican Republic.

There’s one for every country you get your veggies from, not just the US.

The abuses of farmworkers are extensive, well documented and have long been organized around. See the united farmworkers, the coalition of immokalee workers and the southern law poverty center to name just a few of the most very well known and more recent organizers/organizations that have done work around the violence farm workers live with. See this traveling museum that the CIW’s put together to detail the history of slavery in florida and what it looks like today throughout the US industrial farms.
that there are SO many vegans who are completely unaware of even the most basic history of farm worker abuses suggests to me that vegans have a LOT of internal work to do in the community around racism, white supremacy and the history of labor in the US.

milkeemountainmama:

nom-chompsky:

super-eklectic1:

alwaysaurora:

Chelsea Peretti:

A lot of my friends are vegans now, which I don’t care: eat whatever you want.  I just think that my least favorite part of the vegan diet is the verbal part where they explain it to you.

 It’s just endless.  They’re like, “I’m a vegetarian, but I don’t even eat milk or honey because it takes animal labor to make milk and honey and I think that’s wrong.”

 And it just always strikes me as childish logic, it’s like “I like bees and I like cows…  more than the immigrants that pick the vegetables that I eat.”

If they explained to you it means you asked.

Also, I am assuming that if immigrants do pick the vegetables I eat they aren’t being forced to do it, tortured and killed. Are they?

if immigrants do pick the vegetables I eat they aren’t being forced to do it, tortured and killed. Are they?

i pray that this is a legit question and not sarcasm. I really hope so….

seriously. jfc.

from the state department’s trafficking in persons report, 2011:

The United States is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labor, debt bondage, document servitude, and sex trafficking. Trafficking occurs for commercial sexual exploitation in street prostitution, massage parlors, and brothels, and for labor in domestic service, agriculture, manufacturing, janitorial services, hotel services, hospitality industries, construction, health and elder care, and strip club dancing. Vulnerabilities are increasingly found in visa programs for legally documented students and temporary workers who typically fill labor needs in the hospitality, landscaping, construction, food service, and agricultural industries. There are allegations of domestic workers, foreign nationals on A-3 and G-5 visas, subjected to forced labor by foreign diplomatic or consular personnel posted to the United States. Combined federal and state human trafficking information indicates more sex trafficking than labor trafficking investigations and prosecutions, but law enforcement identified a comparatively higher number of labor trafficking victims as such cases uncovered recently have involved more victims. U.S. citizen victims, both adults and children, are predominantly found in sex trafficking; U.S. citizen child victims are often runaways, troubled, and homeless youth. Foreign victims are more often found in labor trafficking than sex trafficking. In 2010, the number of female foreign victims of labor trafficking served through victim services programs increased compared with 2009. The top countries of origin for foreign victims in FY 2010 were Thailand, India, Mexico, Philippines, Haiti, Honduras, El Salvador, and the Dominican Republic.

There’s one for every country you get your veggies from, not just the US.

The abuses of farmworkers are extensive, well documented and have long been organized around. See the united farmworkers, the coalition of immokalee workers and the southern law poverty center to name just a few of the most very well known and more recent organizers/organizations that have done work around the violence farm workers live with. See this traveling museum that the CIW’s put together to detail the history of slavery in florida and what it looks like today throughout the US industrial farms.

that there are SO many vegans who are completely unaware of even the most basic history of farm worker abuses suggests to me that vegans have a LOT of internal work to do in the community around racism, white supremacy and the history of labor in the US.

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whitegirlsaintshit:

worstpal:

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uglynewyork:

unexplained-events:

Duende

A mom (Argentina) captures a strange creature while filming her son. She believes it to be a Duende, which is a fairy or goblin-like creature from Latin American or Filipino folklore.

Video

lmfao

Stay woke

stop

HELL NAWL HELL NAWL HELL NAWL HELL NAWL HELL NAWL MALCOLM JANAWL WARNER KAREEM ABDUL JANAWL JUVENAWL PAUL NAWL

i’m too drunk for this whyyw whwyw why whys

LMAO WHAT

human:

YOU CANT SPRINT WITH US

human:

YOU CANT SPRINT WITH US

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beben-eleben:

Expressive Pencil Drawings By Dino Tomic

think-thank-thunk:

Hey kids, as we approach Halloween I just wanted you guys to be careful and say DON’T FUCK WITH SPIRITS. Don’t mess with Ouija Boards, don’t talk to no dead people, don’t fuck with demons, don’t summon shit, don’t dick around in abandoned buildings. If you are considering a thing, just think, “would a white person in a horror movie do this thing?” If the answer is yes, then don’t do the thing.

thedisneyfan:

matching icons for u and ur friends

superb1a:

When you bullshit an essay and manage to get a good grade.image

Fact i did this all through high school.

Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
Lady Gaga

kristenwiiggle:

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Lush Life
Lady Gaga

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