Good tie


Oh yeah here is a list of other straight murders that doesn’t matter



Everyone I talked to about this scene says the same thing. You gotta watch it to understand. Without spoiling other stuff, I’ll say she is protesting the location more than the act and…


"Rape me, sure, just don’t do it here"

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i see this around a bunch and i wish i knew who wrote it so i could find more of her stuff! that first one just kills me it just KILLS me!

he is not midas
you have always been golden

bloody brilliant

Source: literaryheroine

"Given that the Attorney General released the Government’s proposed amendment to section 18C of the Racial Vilification Act 1975 last Tuesday which includes removal of the terms ‘offend’, ‘insult’ & ‘humiliate’ and the narrow definitions of the terms ‘intimidate’ & ‘vilification’, does the panel feel this is a step backwards in efforts to improve social equality domestically and globally and what effects, if any, does the panel predict this amendment will have on a domestic and global scale?"

- Actual question submitted by actual person to Q&A for next week’s program. 


Production still from Season 2 of True Detective



Production still from Season 2 of True Detective

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Between this and the cameo by Dan Aykroyd, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is altogether too cute.

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Aussie Builders surprise public with loud empowering statements in new Snickers Australia Ad.

I’m moving to australia

It is very easy to see how this ad is popular. That’s almost scary. It looks like its kind of feminist and you’ll reblog these gifs, the soundbytes are awesome and you wish you lived in this world. Basically, never feed *these* builders, and we’ll be happy, its well written. but uh, its an advertisement for something to fill your hunger. And its saying that this is uncharacteristic behaviour that needs to be fixed by the product the advertisement is selling.

You’re not you when you’re hungry. For change, I know, we were hungry for this ad to be what it looks like too, but, here’s a snickers, the chocolate bar that looks like a piece of shit, back to the misogynistic status quo where we found it.


Also it’s a still a bunch of men yelling at women on the street making them feel uncomfortable.

Source: stardusted


Nations are, by necessity, people united by common mythology. Sometimes that mythology arises from ethnic solidarity. Sometimes it is the product of a shared ideology. Others, as in the case of many post-colonial states, it derives from the mere legal fiction of internationally acknowledged boundaries. But nations do not exist without some kind of common purpose.

This is a problem that has particularly vexed the nations of the new world. Old world states define themselves in ethnic terms, and date the birth of their nation to the creation of their ethnic identity. This is the case with the French, the Russians, and the Japanese, and it is a conception of nationhood untroubled by sects who do not consider themselves bound by it, be they Basque, Chechan, or Ainu. The equivalence between nationhood and ethnicity is the reason why these societies have, in various ways, had such trouble adapting themselves to receiving immigrant inflows: if to be a French citizen is to be of Gallic heritage, what is one to make of French from North Africa or the near East? Should the nation continue to be ethnically defined, or can it find a new (excuse me) raison d’être?

The problem is both alleviated and compounded for states of the new world. The citizens of nations like the United States and Australia cannot with any awareness of history claim their nationhood derives from ethnic commonality. In such countries, settlers displaced, and now exist alongside, indigenous populations. Immigration has created culturally and racially pluralistic societies. There are not ethnic Australians the way there are ethnic Swedes or Thais or Greeks. Our nationhood cannot be defined by the forefathers of our citizens.

Being the first country to sever its ties with the British Empire, and having done so through armed rebellion, the United States was among the first modern society to consider this conundrum. Its determination, haltingly applied — through the inconstant expansion of citizenship and personhood to blacks, to its indigenous peoples, to immigrants — was that theirs was a nation founded upon an idea. To be American, unlike to be Portuguese or Dutch, is to find nationhood in the state’s civic religion, and especially, in the documents that express it: the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, the Constitution, the Emancipation Proclamation, among others.

Australia, since its inception, has faced a similar problem to the United States, but we have not so readily found a solution to the conundrum of our nationhood. We are clearly not an ethnically united population: our continent’s original inhabitants are Aboriginal; our numbers have included Irish since the 18th century and Chinese since the early 19th century. And yet we feel ourselves to be more than a legally defined entity: we are a people with a common culture, common ideals, and common patriotic symbols.

The United States found its identity in rebellion and, later, in internal conflict. Australia, however, has experienced no great unifying upheaval. Its birth was legalistic, not military. Edmund Barton is no George Washington. Indeed, the story of our nation has been one of the slow process of creating a nation. When we ask who we are, we are answering the question even while we pose it.

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Jonathan is a good writer at the worst of times, and this is outstanding.

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If Tim Berners-Lee ever thought his invention would be used to share workout strategies and pictures of chicken and broccoli dishes, I doubt he would have bothered


A movie called A Million Dollars of Meth which is a grimy crime adventure where the main characters mostly just try to find something big enough to carry all that meth. “I’m sorry it just sounded like a cool number” “shut up and help me break into this Tarago”


Nazi Germany

- Elected leader who, once elected, made wholesale changes to the law to entrench his own power and marginalise opponents
- Tough stance on law and order
- Rode to populist success by promising to fix economic mess of previous administration
- Vowed to return state to glory of former Reich
- Demonised specific minority group in widespread campaign to mobilise public support
- Ex-military

LNP Queensland

- Yeah, ditto 
- Yep, same here
- Right again
- Clearly a fan of the Joh days
- Ok now this is getting ridiculous
- Oh, was he a painter too? No? There you are, they’re different, see!


Thanks for clearing that up, Courier Mail.


I would love to have been in that editorial meeting where the Australian decided not only to print the N word, but to spell it that way.


"Fucking white people"
- me, every time I go to Mos Burger