Does He Date Black Girls? →
toulouselastartrek: Story of my motherfucking LIFE.
some marvelous experience which is not going to go wasted on me
I just turned my back for a second and there you were. I’m not really into...– Michael Robbins: shrimp boat to limp city (via oodh)
Want Security? End the Occupation →
So we will protect ourselves. If Israel reserves the right to bomb us with F-16s and helicopter gunships, it should not be surprised when Palestinians seek defensive weapons to bring those aircraft down. And while I, and the Fatah movement to which I belong, strongly oppose attacks and the targeting of civilians inside Israel, our future neighbor, I reserve the right to protect myself, to resist...
Syria: 'Rebels' fire on Palestinians returning to... →
fuckyeahmarxismleninism: DAMASCUS, (SANA) - The armed terrorist groups on Wednesday opened fire at a march organized by Palestinians who tried to return to their houses in al-Yarmouk Camp, causing injuries among the participants. Director of Media Affairs at the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command, Anwar Raja, told SANA that the terrorists opened fire on thousands of...
Al Nakba | The Catastrophe | النكبة – in pictures... →
Yesterday was Mother’s Day, so I transcribed this poem onto the inside of a card for my mother. الى امي محموددرويش أحنُ إلى خبز أمي وقهوةِ أمي ولمسةِ أمي .. وتكبر فيَّ الطفولةُ يوماً على صدر يومِ و أعشق عمري لأني إذا متُّ أخجل من دمع أمي ! خذيني .. إذا عدتُ يوماً وشاحاً لهدبكْ وغطي عظامي بعشبٍ تعمَّد من طهر كعبكْ وشدِّي وثاقي.. بخصلة شعرٍ .. بخيطٍ يلوِّح...
After learning my flight was detained 4 hours, I heard the announcement: If...– Naomi Shihab Nye (b. 1952), “Wandering Around an Albuquerque Airport Terminal.” I think this poem may be making the rounds, this week, but that’s as it should be. (via oliviacirce)
Stephen Hawking joins academic boycott of Israel →
kamranzaib: Physicist pulls out of conference hosted by president Shimon Peres in protest at treatment of Palestinians Hawking, 71, the world-renowned theoretical physicist and Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, had accepted an invitation to headline the fifth annual president’s conference, Facing Tomorrow, in June, which features major international...
Oh, you do me wrong. Would I do anything wicked? I’m a peaceful soul, bothering...– Tortoise, from a dialogue in Gödel, Escher, Bach (via theincompletenesstheorem)
It is necessary to fall in love, if only to provide an alibi for all the random...– Albert Camus (via samsaranmusing)
Dostoevsky, Mandelstam and Nabokov all said they couldn’t write without their...– Jess Crispin on The Wives: The Women behind Russia’s Literary Giants (via jujutsu-with-zizek)
I won’t touch you. I also won’t stir from the place all my life. If you want, I...– Fyodor Dostoevsky, Demons (via blacktout)
As a young boy, Aldous was quite docile and usually kept to himself. He had an...
You project on to the other the bits of yourself that you can’t stand, but the...– Jacqueline Rose (via jujutsu-with-zizek)