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20 Oct 15:12

Freedom Dreams finds "the future worlds Black radicals struggled to achieve"

by Elías Villoro

Robin D.G. Kelley is the Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair in U.S. Historyat UCLA. A prolific historian for the people, Dr. Kelley's research on social movements, the Black diaspora, cultural production, and international solidarity, have impacted both the historical profession and every understanding of history from below, that is, history from people in the struggle against oppression.

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13 Oct 13:37

"Christianity didn’t become a world religion because of the quality of its teachings, but by the..."

Carson.talbot

Remember this

“Christianity didn’t become a world religion because of the quality of its teachings, but by the quantity of its violence”

- Eleanor Ferguson
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03 Feb 16:00

News Post: SB 5770 and HB 1879 LFG

by Tycho@penny-arcade.com (Tycho)
Tycho: I try not to ask people to do anything other than tolerate me a couple times a week, but there's a bill offering grants to convention supported businesses that needs support. Its purpose is to recognize that conventions have essentially been impossible, that they provide value to the communities they operate in, and that the state has an interest in supporting that industry - an industry that enables other industries. I tweeted about it earlier, Senate Bill 5770/House Bill 1879. These bills are in committees with very short sessions, only a few more days. I never use bold tags on this…
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20 May 20:20

How to find a book without knowing the actual title

by Mark Frauenfelder

Have you ever wanted to find a book, but you don't know the title? This video and article from Make Use Of has some ideas that could help. Suggestions include using Google Book Search, BookFinderWorldCat, The Library of Congress, and Ask a Librarian.

Image: Jumpstory/CC0

14 Oct 17:38

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08 Nov 04:24

Comic: November 3rd, 2015

Star Trek - Ghooost
06 Sep 14:57

Paying Homage to Classic Television

29 Jan 16:55

Glow-in-the-dark astronomical underwear

by Cory Doctorow

Etsy seller Makeitgoodpdx has a sweet line of glowing textiles, including several pieces of glow-in-the-dark astronomical underwear, like the panties shown above. There's also a men's version.

Glow in the Dark Solar System Underwear Womens (via Seanan McGuire)