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Spotted at San Diego Comicon 2014.  (All photos stolen from io9.com)

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#comics  #cosplay  #comicon 
poison303:

punk rock poster by Love and Rockets co-creator Jaime Hernandez, 1982

poison303:

punk rock poster by Love and Rockets co-creator Jaime Hernandez, 1982

(via hoppers13)

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#punk  #1980s  #love and rockets  #art 
behardfreebop:

Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. (Art Blakey, Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Jymie Merritt, Bobby Timmons)

behardfreebop:

Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. (Art Blakey, Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Jymie Merritt, Bobby Timmons)

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#bebop  #jazz  #bad asses 
​Meet The 29-Year-Old Woman Sailing Around The World Solo →

I’d say bad ass for sure.

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Class War in Progress: The Market Basket family feud and related worker revolt →
— 16 hours ago
socimages:

Happy birthday, Thorstein Veblen! 

Thorstein Veblen (1857 – 1929) Veblen was a noted economist and sociologist and a prominent leader of the institutional economics movement. He is widely known for his book, The Theory of the Leisure Class, where he famously discusses a phenomena he called conspicuous consumption.

- Sociological Cinema

socimages:

Happy birthday, Thorstein Veblen!

Thorstein Veblen (1857 – 1929) Veblen was a noted economist and sociologist and a prominent leader of the institutional economics movement. He is widely known for his book, The Theory of the Leisure Class, where he famously discusses a phenomena he called conspicuous consumption.

Sociological Cinema

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Satanists demand Hobby Lobby style religious exemption →

I don’t know who these people are, but I think I love ‘em.

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Anonymous asked: here's something i've been struggling to get my head around. is advocating for gun control anarchist?


Answer:

class-struggle-anarchism:

Depends what you mean by “gun control” I suppose…

Neither side of the mainstream “debate” on gun control is anarchist, as is usually the case, both ‘sides’ are anti-working class, bourgeois positions. The side which says that the state should have a complete monopoly on weapons is not anarchist, for obvious reasons - anything that disempowers the working class and empowers the state is not something we can support. 

On the other hand, the idea of respecting an inalienable “right to bear arms” is also not anarchist - it’s a bourgeois individualist construction, pure liberalism (ironically, given the US political vocabulary) - I can think of a million groups I’d happily disarm permanently without a second thought; nazis, for example… rapists, serving and retired police officers, rich people… I don’t think they have a “right” to weapons any more than i think they have a “right” to own land or employ wage labour. 

So, ideally, we would have sensible restrictions on gun ownership and use, but under the direct democratic control of the people. I’m aware that no mainstream political party is advocating that, and I’m afraid that no mainstream political party ever will - which is one of the many reasons you shouldn’t have anything to do with them. 

gun restrictions under “direct democratic control”?  What would that look like?  Color me skeptical.

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NRA's top lawyer was convicted of murdering his girlfriend's mother in 1964 →

Don’t tell me you’re surprised.

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The glorious past of 112-year-old 'ghost ship' abandoned on Ohio River →

Pretty sweet. 

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#1900s  #maritime history  #ohio river 

An excerpt of the isolated track of Mary Clayton’s legendary performance on the Rolling Stones’ “Gimme Shelter”.  Legend has it that Clayton - who was pregnant when she sang “Gimme Shelter” - sang it so hard that it may have led to her subsequent miscarriage.  She couldn’t listen to the song for years afterwards.

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#mary clayton  #the rolling stones  #1970s  #legends  #raw fucking power 

The Police - “Tea In The Sahara”

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#1980s  #tea in the sahara  #the police