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July 11 - July 17 to do:

- e-mail french cousins [june 20th]  follow up

-email other french cousins

- confirm financial aid w/ berkeley and figure out classes !!!!!!!!

-health insurance waiver

-send in vaccination records

- get more work done at garden club

- hang out with teen witch

-buy emma ice cream

- hang out with sabrina

- conversation with amanda

- complete shepherd zine

- meimei hang out

-goodbye jason and keith

- sell/ donate books & clothing

- return cello and say goodbye

- go on more hikes

- get connected with jason’s bay area people

- have conversation with person? picnic maybe?

-scan letters for dad

-dentist

-doctor

-buy new underwear & swimsuit

-clean room!!!!

- buy maple syrup/ gift for european hosts

-buy emry pho

-meet regina?

- recording at cabin w/ shepherd [july 11-13]

- take more pictures

- give away sentimental things

- sort out stuff to take to dorm

- send letter to emily and lionel

- give letter to reed

- find homes for plants

- get on a plane to go to europe [july 17th]

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maarnayeri:

At some point or another, liberal Americans need to be honest about what they mean and that they’re only thinking about themselves when they proclaim Democratic leaders as the “lesser of two evils”, because the brutality of foreign policy remains the same regardless of whose in the Oval Office.

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lexlifts:

thornsandwillows:

If you take a young man and woman and they both tell a stranger that they work in the same restaurant, it’s very likely that they will assume that the woman is the waitress, and the young man a cook.

But I thought a woman’s place was in the kitchen? Not when she’s being paid for it. I can’t believe it took me this long to realize the implication of this. A woman’s place is one of servitude.

this fucking hit me like a fucking train 

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conceivablyanyone:

also I got electrocuted 3 times today

the first two involved me touching the mic, looking confused, and touching it again in order to figure out what was happening before finally realizing, oh yeah, this is shocking me 

me too!!!!

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yesterday was the second time in my life that someone i really respect has called me a badass (≧◡≦)

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When corporate-endowed foundations first made their appearance in the United States, there was a fierce debate about their provenance, legality, and lack of accountability. People suggested that if companies had so much surplus money, they should raise the wages of their workers. (People made these outrageous suggestions in those days, even in America.) The idea of these foundations, so ordinary now, was in fact a leap of the business imagination. Non-tax-paying legal entities with massive resources and an almost unlimited brief — wholly unaccountable, wholly nontransparent — what better way to parlay economic wealth into political, social, and cultural capital, to turn money into power? What better way for usurers to use a miniscule percentage of their profits to run the world? How else would Bill Gates, who admittedly knows a thing or two about computers, find himself designing education, health, and agriculture policies, not just for the US government but for governments all over the world?

— Arundhati Roy, Capitalism: A Ghost Story (via locusimperium)

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