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“Representation and diversity in comics is something that’s important to me, and I also think it just…”

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“Representation and diversity in comics is something that’s important to me, and I also think it just makes a more realistic universe when you’re constructing a brand-new world and you want it to feel authentic. Most of the people on Earth are not white. Why would this galaxy be?”

Saga and Raising Hazel.

The Family Dollar deal embodies everything wrong with American capitalism

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The Family Dollar deal embodies everything wrong with American capitalism:

The French economist Thomas Piketty could not have dreamed up a better illustration of the problematic and growing income inequality in the US than the Family Dollar-Dollar Tree combination. Let’s start with the backdrop: Essentially, the lower-income Americans that are the target customers of dollar stores have gotten too poor to buy anything other than food 

The Family Dollar/Dollar Tree merger is occurring because the average American is TOO POOR FOR THE DOLLAR STORE and as a result these two companies can no longer stand alone.

But hey the deal will likely earn Family Dollar’s CEO $180 million. I’m sure that’ll trickle down somehow. Right?

“Even on their worst day, the Israelis act with greater care and compassion and self-criticism than…”

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“Even on their worst day, the Israelis act with greater care and compassion and self-criticism than Muslim combatants have anywhere, ever. […] What do groups like ISIS and al-Qaeda and even Hamas want? They want to impose their religious views on the rest of humanity. They want stifle every freedom that decent, educated, secular people care about. This is not a trivial difference. And yet judging from the level of condemnation that Israel now receives, you would think the difference ran the other way.”

“Why Don’t I Criticize Israel?” by Sam Harris.

fuckyeahcyber-punk: Downtown by alex-ichim

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fuckyeahcyber-punk:

Downtown by alex-ichim

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