1. Use baby wipes every time. 2. Drink at least 5 bottles of water a day 3. Incorporate grapefruit, pineapples, mangos, watermelon, berries, & yogurt into your diet. 4. Exfoliate before you shave. 5. Use tea tree oil to…
“Instead of dumbing-down the future, we need to raise the level of general understanding to the level of complexity of the systems in which we are embedded and which are embedded in us. This is not about “personal stories of inspiration”, it’s about the difficult and uncertain work of demystification and reconceptualisation: the hard stuff that really changes how we think. More Copernicus, less Tony Robbins.”—We need to talk about TED (via durf)
stop supporting the myth that poor people don’t deserve to have “nice” things. because that sort of narrative continues to ignore the complexities of capitalism and struggle and takes us away from examining why it’s easier for someone living below the poverty line to get a smart phone than to get sustainable support for housing, employment at a livable wage, healthcare services, etc.
“Renzi’s youth matters because Italy is a country that has devolved into a gerontocracy: positions of power are occupied by men in their fifties, sixties, and seventies, while youth unemployment is above forty per cent. The job market is bifurcated between extraordinarily well-protected older workers who cannot be fired and younger people working on ‘precarious’ temporary contracts.”—Alexander Stille on Italy’s new Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi: http://nyr.kr/P4KG4s (via newyorker)