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So, if not capitalism, what?

It’s really very simple: An economic system designed first and foremost to meet the needs of human beings and the Earth and the non-human species who call it home, that honors the biological and moral fact of life that we are indeed all in this together.

And how to we get there?

We can only begin where we are, facing the first obstacle in our path, which is the sacred assumption of capitalism that the pursuit of individual greed can be the basis for a moral society and a sustainable planet. Challenging this assumption will mean, among other things, changing the rules that both allow and encourage the unlimited and unaccountable private accumulation of wealth; the massive and reckless gambling and speculation in the financial industry that enriches the few while producing catastrophe for everyone else; and the power of wealth to control major institutions, including the political system.

from If Not Capitalism, What? by Allan G. Johnson (via falafelforlife)
70sscifiart:

Dean Ellis

70sscifiart:

Dean Ellis

garbagefingers:

garbagefingers:

omgstopembarrassingyourself:

maybe i should get a “dick is abundant and low value” tattoo

I know right?

I think it should be printed on a certificate and handed out when you get your Hep B or HPV vac. Or like a key chain fob. 

Statistically speaking, vagina is more abundant than dick. However, many dick owners place a high value on vagina, therefore increasing demand and creating the appearance of a dick surplus. A dick bubble.

redcloud:

boomerstarkiller67:

NASA Space Colony Art (1975-1976) - Don Davis and Rick Guidice - NASA Ames Research Center

O’Neill colonies and Stanford tori. Home away from home…. all alone in the night.

ddarkahn:

I smell fear on you. (Louise Belcher)

ddarkahn:

I smell fear on you. (Louise Belcher)

willidleaway:

and you thought Warp 7 was serious business

Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio: a fellow
of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy: he hath
borne me on his back a thousand times….
Hamlet (via redcloud)
He was a man, take him for all in all,
I shall not look upon his like again.
Hamlet (via redcloud)
The absurdity runs deep: America is using American military equipment to bomb other pieces of American military equipment halfway around the world. The reason the American military equipment got there in the first place was because, in 2003, the US had to use its military to rebuild the Iraqi army, which it just finished destroying with the American military. The American weapons the US gave the Iraqi army totally failed at making Iraq secure and have become tools of terror used by an offshoot of al-Qaeda to terrorize the Iraqis that the US supposedly liberated a decade ago. And so now the US has to use American weaponry to destroy the American weaponry it gave Iraqis to make Iraqis safer, in order to make Iraqis safer.
 
It’s not just ironic; it’s a symbol of how disastrous the last 15 years of US Iraq policy have been, how circuitous and self-perpetuating the violence, that we are now bombing our own guns. Welcome to American grand strategy in the Middle East.

garbagefingers:

It’s totally the tag line of a feminine heroine. “Book Binding by day. Bar tending by night. Justice in the streets and in the sheets.” …or something like that.

I could seriously flay a man with my skiving knives, and I know interesting things to do with gall bladders. 

I read “skiving knives” and all I can think of is knives designed to remove underwear. Without flesh-wounds, naturally.