The wooden acting in Little Fires Everywhere is passable. However, Kerry Washington's dollar store wig is not. I'll need to speak to the manager.

The eyewitness preferred to remain androgynous

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The Great White Heist (The Other Reason For Reparations)

Slavery is the usual argument for reparations. But there’s another rationale.

"Punishing a thief is not justice, it is retribution. For justice to exist, the victim must be made whole and their losses must be repaid."

We built this city ... on THC

Potheads save Chicago

"Lightfoot cancels 350 layoffs tied to her ‘pandemic’ budget"

Buoyed by higher than expected marijuana revenues, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Saturday canceled plans to lay off 350 city employees to help secure the 26 City Council votes she needs to pass her “pandemic budget.”

Revenues generated by the sale of recreational and medical marijuana have “gone through the roof”— topping $100 million statewide for the first time in October and $800 million in the first 10 months.

That will allow the city to cancel the layoffs and “bond against” a “conservative estimate” of future cannabis revenues — to the tune of $15 million in the corporate fund. ...

can authors criticizing white women plz stop talking about transness as if it exempts white trans women from whiteness

stop letting us off the hook, i promise you we do not deserve it

Tired: Struggling with your sexuality.
Inspired: Snuggling with your sexuality.

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We shouldn't forgive student debt, but make it easier to discharge it in bankruptcy instead

That way the predatory lenders get nothing and the bankrupt borrowers aren't stuck with a huge tax bill.

prison correspondence there's a campaign for holiday cards right now, if you wanna spread some love to incarcerated queer folks :_gayheart2:

leaving black women the fuck alone is free and easy

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>.< At what point is everyone in the news business just going to be a columnist at the New York Times and can we skip that dystopian timeline?

Y'all, I think it's probably time to start talking about abolishing school now. I mean, let's be honest. Now that we parents watch what is going on via Zoom, the jig is up. I am certain we can figure out how to get and deliver education outside of these nurseries cum prison camps.

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