united-nations:

To mark Saturday’s International Women’s Day, men leaders are standing up for women’s empowerment and changing the concept of masculinity to achieve gender equality. “I have a message for my fellow men and boys – play your part. All benefit when women and girls can reach their full potential,” said Ban Ki-moon. Share this image to show you believe that equality for women is progress for all! Find out more at heforshe.org.

united-nations:

To mark Saturday’s International Women’s Day, men leaders are standing up for women’s empowerment and changing the concept of masculinity to achieve gender equality. 

“I have a message for my fellow men and boys – play your part. All benefit when women and girls can reach their full potential,” said Ban Ki-moon. 

Share this image to show you believe that equality for women is progress for all! 

Find out more at heforshe.org.

We have a choice: we can enhance life and come to know the Universe that made us, or we can squander our 15-billion year heritage in meaningless self-destruction.

Carl Sagan, 1990

It was said 24 years ago, and same kind of thoughts have been spoken many times before through the history. Despite that, some politicians, drunk with power, don’t just realise which choice is better.

(via sci-universe)
wallyedge:

liftedandgiftedd:

andoutcamethewolf:

spaceywhale:

Kelly Thomas, a 37-year-old homeless man (whom his Dr’s say was mentally slow, and had the mind of an 11 year old), was beaten to death in Fullerton, California by police officers who felt they were above the law. They are now on trial. Kelly was tasered, beaten with batons, punched and kneed repeatedly, and was even hit in the face with the end of a Taser. After the beating, you can hear Kelly in the video slowly dying as his desperate screams for his father trail off into groans of ‘Daddy’ and then stop altogether as he loses consciousness. It’s important to note that the paramedics treated the officers before tending to Kelly, as he laid in a pool of his own blood. Video: http://youtu.be/wYQ5nqPQ_gE Full Video: http://youtu.be/e6yaeD-E_MY In the video you see Ramos approach Kelly, “It seems like every day, we have to talk to you about something. Do you enjoy it?” Within minutes, Ramos snaps on latex gloves, holding his fists in front of Kelly’s face, taunting him, “See my fists? They are getting ready to fuck you up!” Kelly stands up and pulls away while Ramos then tackles him, punching and kneeing him in the ribs as he pins him down for the other officers like a blood-thirsty hyena. Manuel Ramos, who pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter, Jay Cicinelli, who pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter and use of excessive force (Both are free on bail), and Joseph Wolfe, who will be tried separately on charges of involuntary manslaughter and excessive force are the three officers being tried. Three other officers, Officer Kenton Hampton, Sergeant Kevin Craig and Corporal James Blatney, were not charged. Justice For Kelly: https://www.facebook.com/Justice4KellyThomas Read More: http://reason.com/blog/2013/12/08/replay-fullerton-cops-go-on-trial-for-ki

my heart truly fucking hurts.


this makes me fucking sick. I can not even deal..

And this is why we don’t play Fullerton Venues

Fun fact - in the US, one is 8 times more likely to be killed by a police officer than one is by a terrorist.

wallyedge:

liftedandgiftedd:

andoutcamethewolf:

spaceywhale:

Kelly Thomas, a 37-year-old homeless man (whom his Dr’s say was mentally slow, and had the mind of an 11 year old), was beaten to death in Fullerton, California by police officers who felt they were above the law. They are now on trial. Kelly was tasered, beaten with batons, punched and kneed repeatedly, and was even hit in the face with the end of a Taser. After the beating, you can hear Kelly in the video slowly dying as his desperate screams for his father trail off into groans of ‘Daddy’ and then stop altogether as he loses consciousness. It’s important to note that the paramedics treated the officers before tending to Kelly, as he laid in a pool of his own blood. Video: http://youtu.be/wYQ5nqPQ_gE Full Video: http://youtu.be/e6yaeD-E_MY In the video you see Ramos approach Kelly, “It seems like every day, we have to talk to you about something. Do you enjoy it?” Within minutes, Ramos snaps on latex gloves, holding his fists in front of Kelly’s face, taunting him, “See my fists? They are getting ready to fuck you up!” Kelly stands up and pulls away while Ramos then tackles him, punching and kneeing him in the ribs as he pins him down for the other officers like a blood-thirsty hyena. Manuel Ramos, who pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter, Jay Cicinelli, who pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter and use of excessive force (Both are free on bail), and Joseph Wolfe, who will be tried separately on charges of involuntary manslaughter and excessive force are the three officers being tried. Three other officers, Officer Kenton Hampton, Sergeant Kevin Craig and Corporal James Blatney, were not charged. Justice For Kelly: https://www.facebook.com/Justice4KellyThomas Read More: http://reason.com/blog/2013/12/08/replay-fullerton-cops-go-on-trial-for-ki

my heart truly fucking hurts.

this makes me fucking sick. I can not even deal..

And this is why we don’t play Fullerton Venues

Fun fact - in the US, one is 8 times more likely to be killed by a police officer than one is by a terrorist.