In Sociology, this week’s module is on propaganda and marketing. For homework, we were asked to make a poster for an imaginary campaign either for a made-up product or a current social issue. This is mine.
I’m fucking crying right now
what the fuck………………………….
A NYC grad student working on food stamps for her thesis has released a free cookbook for those living on $4/day.
SIG NAL BOO OO OO OOOST
oooooh this is so nice!
I believe it’s important to eat well, even when you’re strapped for cash. It’s good for your health and energy! This cookbook is full of delicious and healthy recipes, the ingredients of which are fairly inexpensive.
I ACKNOWLEDGE THIS WOMAN AS A FELLOW WARRIOR AND A FANTASTIC HUMAN BEING.
Boost so hard. Feeding yourself well is a challenge when you”ve got little income
Sosua: A Refuge for Jews in the Dominican Republic (x)
In October of 1941, when the Nazis banned Jewish emmigration from land they had conquered in Europe, the Jewish population of Sosua, which was set aside in DR for Jewish refugees fleeing from Europe, reached 500. By 1944, the small community thrived int heir new environment.
Today, 25 Jewish families remain in Sosua. Next to the town’s synagogue is a museum. The final caption on the exhibit reads “Sosua, a community born of pain and nurtured in love must, in the final analysis, represent the ultimate triumph of life.” (x)
This is a very dark episode in history in a way. The Dominican Republic accepted the most Jewish refugees out of anyone, and at the Evian Conference they offered to take in between 50,000 and 100,000. The actual number who went was much smaller, but it still made the DR unique in a way. Now, why did they do it? Raphael Trujillo was the dictator at the time, and he had been carrying out extremely racist politics. Only a few years prior the army slaughtered Black Dominicans en-masse. Trujillo wanted to “whiten” the country, and attempted this by accepting the refugees.
may their memories be for a blessing.
“Ferguson is deliberately violating both the laws and its own policies to prevent any information from being produced and made public that could be used to hold Officer Wilson to account for his actions.”
#Ferguson #Mike Brown
I feel like calling my house Witch Manor would be appropriate given the numerous toads that surround it in the summer and the onslaught of spiders that have come inside.
So Obama can write a handwritten letter to Joan Rivers’ daughter saying how her mother made him and Michelle laugh (I wonder if this was before or after Joan referred to Michelle as the t-slur) but Obama had no time to call off Ferguson police gassing and shooting rubber/wooden bullets at peaceful protestors?