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April 21st
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tealeaves:

inlifesansawins:

why is it

"no boy will want you if you keep on with that feminist rubbish"

and not

"no girl will want you if you keep on being a misogynistic piece of shit"

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April 21st
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April 21st
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Leslie Cheung in Behind the Yellow Line (dir. Taylor Wong, 1984)

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April 21st
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April 21st
3:07 am
Greece: SYRIZA leadership cracks down on the left | REDFLAG

Greek workers have provided the most inspiring resistance to the sharp economic crisis that has rocked the capitalist heartlands of Europe and North America. Last month they staged their twenty-seventh general strike since the beginning of the austerity measures that are destroying millions of lives.

On the same day as the strike, workers at the state television station ERT (equivalent to the ABC) celebrated one month of workers’ control. The workers have been occupying and continuing to broadcast since the right wing government tried to shut down the station.

But workers realise that while strikes, occupations and mass protests are vital, they are not sufficient. They need a political alternative to the mainstream parties that are imposing austerity to shore up the profits of the billionaires.

The rapid emergence of the radical left party SYRIZA, which has won mass support and scored 27 percent of the vote on an anti-austerity platform at the June 2012 elections, has been an inspiration. A year ago SYRIZA claimed 13,000 members (10,000 of whom were members of the left reformist party Synaspismos). Today SYRIZA is said to have 45,000 members.

This shows it is possible to build a left wing alternative to social democratic parties such as PASOK (equivalent to the ALP) that have enforced cutback after cutback on their working class supporters.

April 21st
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April 21st
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You have controlled your fear. Now, release your anger.

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April 21st
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April 21st
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April 21st
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untrustyou:

zerotwelve

April 21st
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It’s common… to claim that improving the quality of education in inner cities and impoverished rural areas is the answer to halting the growing gap between rich and poor. This view reflects not only illusions about the potential for substantially improving education for children from low- and moderate-income families without deeper economic and political shifts, but also a serious misunderstanding about the growth of inequality over the last three decades.

…[I]nequality is not a question of the more-educated gaining at the expense of the less-educated due to inevitable technological trends. Rather, it has been a story in which a small group of especially well-situated workers — for example, those in finance, doctors, and top-level corporate executives — have been able to gain at the expense of almost everyone else. This pattern of inequality will be little affected by improving the educational outcomes for the bottom quarter or even bottom half of income distribution.

…[I]t… is not the case that plausible increases in education quality and attainment will have a substantial impact on inequality. This will require much deeper structural changes in the economy. As a practical matter, given the dismal track record of the education reformers, substantial improvement in outcomes for children from low- and moderate-income families is likely to require deep structural change in society as well.

Education is Not the Answer | Jacobin 

"Education" alone is not a plausible answer. When speaking of education, the solution to inequality must and ought to be framed qualitatively, as in education about what exactly, and in what new ways shall we henceforth cope. These are the fundamentals of an education that challenges inequality and sets out a path to abolish it. Degrees in nursing or biotechnology — any field, you name it — do nothing to challenge inequality without knowing the underlying fundamental that capitalism breeds it. If we are not educating that fact then we are just treading water. 

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April 21st
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