Underwater sculpture, in Grenada, in honor of our African ancestors thrown overboard.
I couldnt not reblog this, it’s so powerful to me.
oh my god.
oh god this makes me feel so much better about this scene
Diane Ravitch on The Daily Show.
Ravitch is the queen. If only the government would listen…
We would also address poverty directly. We would increase the minimum wage and make post-secondary education cheap or free, and we’d improve improve unemployment benefits and offer free job-training to the unemployed.
Poverty is one of the few social ills where throwing money at the problem really does seem to work.
These are not radical, liberal ideas. In fact, in Europe most of them are associated with the more conservative parties, and many of them were associated with the American Republican party in the 80s. But the United States’s political climate is so different from anywhere else in the industrialized world that I fear we will just continue to get farther behind in education (and in % of people living in poverty) until we decide to make some big domestic investments.
Conversation Overheard at the Public Library
- Mom: Do you remember how we treat library books?
- Kid: We hug them like they're our best friends!
For you to insult me, I must first value your opinion.
Living with a dog is like having a furry drunk person following you around all the time.
Making you look better like always
forced myself to finish a no longer abandoned doodle
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