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"Listening to the timbre of the conversations at the Dane County Farmers Market, one of the largest in the country, you’d think the topic was vaccination or Gaza. “What exactly is in this scone?” “Are your emus happy? How much space do they have to roam free?” “When you say ‘flour’ on the label, what kind of flour is that?”

Yet food pantries remain full of the same canned pumpkin and expired boxed meals they always have. Obese people are shamed and told what to eat, while people deemed skinny enough to have an eating disorder are also shamed for not taking care of their “health.” There is a serious disconnect here that should tell anyone who’s paying attention that this is not about justice or health in any form––it is about vanity.

When asking the server how the animal being served was prepared, no one seems to wonder whether that server has basic health insurance or whether that server is affected by the fact that the restaurant industry has one of the highest rates of sexual harassment and lowest rates of pay. When waxing poetic about the “salt of the Earth” farmers from which they buy their unpasteurized milk, no one seems to worry that an estimated 10 percent of American farm workers are children. When pearl-clutching over the things we “don’t know” about GMOs, as Kavin pointed out, no one seems to be concerned about their presence in groceries found at Price Rite––only products sold at Whole Foods.

If you are not as concerned about the people handing you your food in the restaurant as you are about the pigs on the farm where it was grown, your approach is classist….If you start telling someone all about your new trendy diet or asking them about theirs without knowing if they have an eating disorder that may be triggered by your prattle, your approach is ableist. If you tsk-tsk at people who are overweight for what they are eating and claim you’re concerned about their health, yet you’re not actively campaigning to make healthy food more accessible and affordable, your approach is sickening and I don’t want you in my activism."

Skepchick | Food is for White Liberals What Sex Is For The Religious Right (via brutereason)

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twasmeh:

Best Motivational Pictures I’ve ever seen


If this doesn’t motivate you, nothing will.

twasmeh:

Best Motivational Pictures I’ve ever seen

If this doesn’t motivate you, nothing will.

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I swear it is!

I swear it is!

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i stared into the abyss and the abyss got sicker

nietzsche all on his mouth like liquor

I sneezed on the biopower and the biopower got sicker.
Foucault on his mouth like liquor.

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Some days it feels like I’m a 17 year old punk cleverly disguised as an adult. Most days actually.

Some days it feels like I’m a 17 year old punk cleverly disguised as an adult. Most days actually.

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library-lessons:

Or reading them, either.

library-lessons:

Or reading them, either.

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deschutesbrewery:

Great bumper sticker! #Oregon #inbend #benice

deschutesbrewery:

Great bumper sticker! #Oregon #inbend #benice

officialjeffgoldblum:

My favorite joke, let’s see… Oh boy oh boy, let’s see. My own idiocy.

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Can I just say that Jeff Goldblum has only gotten more handsome as he’s gotten older ?

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