23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism by Ha-Joon Chang

whatfreshhellisthis:

thepeacockangel:

IS SO FUCKING INTERESTING EVERYONE NEEDS TO READ THIS

Also this explains SO much of what’s wrong with capitalism.

His Economics: The User’s Guide is also really really good! As a person who has always been reduced to quivering jelly-like fear when confronted with questions of economics outside of ‘capitalism is evil’ it’s particularly accessible

I’m getting this for my dad for Christmas, he’s indecisive about economic issues

soupgirl02:

yall realize the average lifespan for a trans woman is 30-32 years.. and that is largely because of hate crimes resulting in murder.. ALL feminists need to support trans women and not just because they want to because they need to

Can I get a source for this (for the record I’m not disputing the truth of this, but I keep getting into arguments with assholes who don’t believe it when I quote these stats, and google has been useless)

neilcicierega:

HERE’S MY PLAN TO PROMOTE CONDOM USE:

1. Create a cartoon, aimed at young children, where all the characters are adorable talking condoms. The cartoon is otherwise completely innocent and non-sexual, focusing on positive messages of friendship and caring.

2.

3. Now a bunch of grown men wanna fuck condoms