I see some people are mad about my rape post but you guys know NOTHING of privilege. Women are always less privileged than men REGARDLESS of race. So that means when a man rapes a woman that it is always rape.
The Human Privilege “Break down” for those who need educating:
Most Privileged to least privileged….
- White Straight Cis Male
- Asian Straight Cis Male
- Hispanic Straight Cis Male
- Mixed/Native Straight Cis Male
- African American Straight Cis Male
- White Gay Cis Male
- Asian Gay Cis Male
- Hispanic Gay Cis Male
- Mixed/Native Gay Cis Male
- African American Gay Cis Male
- White Straight Cis Female
- Asian Straight Cis Female
- Hispanic Straight Cis Female
- Mixed/Native Straight Cis Female
- African American Straight Cis Female
- White Gay Cis Female
- Asian Gay Cis Female
- Hispanic Gay Cis Female
- Mixed/Native Gay Cis Female
- African American Gay Cis Female
- White Tran Individual
- Asian Trans Individual
- Hispanic Trans Individual
- Mixed/Native Trans Individual
- African American Trans Individual
- White Pans/Demi Female (this is me)
- Asian Pans/Demi Female
- Hispanic Pans/Demi Female
- Mixed/Natvie Pans/Demi female
- African American Pans/Demi Female
This is the greatest blog post that has ever been written.
Thanks White girl, for letting me know I’m 9 spots more privileged than you. I never knew that QWOC were so much more privileged than White girls who date men.
The ‘budget’ includes a second job, no heat, and no money for food.
McDonald’s has partnered with Visa to make a website dedicated to showing its employees how to properly budget their meager peasant salaries. However, what it actually does is illustrate the fact that it is nearly impossible to get by on minimum wage, as shown in this “example” budget chart:
Yeah– now, when I first saw that, I assumed that the top line was for a part-time McDonald’s employee. Then I got out my calculator– that is actually what you would make if you were working full-time at McDonald’s. 1,105 dollars a month.
Now let’s say that the “second” job that they budget in here (feels like cheating, but OK) is also minimum wage. That would mean you were working about 62 hours a week, on average. Oh, wait. That’s if they live in Illinois where the minimum wage is $8.25. The national minimum wage is $7.25. That translates to 74 hours a week. That’s almost a whole other full time job.
And what do you get for working 74 hours a week? Well, you don’t get heat, clearly. There’s a big ol’ zero next to the heat in that chart. In my building– we have separate checks for gas and electric– that would mean that not only do you not get to heat and cool your home, but also that you do not get to heat your water, or cook on your stove, if you have a gas stove (I do).
Also noticeably absent in this budget? Food. And gas. There’s a line for a car payment, but not for gas. Which is suspect, because if you’re working two jobs it’s possible you will pay more for your gas than you’d be paying for your car.
Also… health insurance for $20 a month? There is really no such thing as health insurance for $20 a month if you’re buying your health insurance on your own. I think the least amount is going to be about $215 a month– and that only covers hospital emergencies.
The minimum wage in this country is reprehensible. If the minimum wage had kept up with inflation it would be over $10 an hour. If it had kept up with productivity? It would be $21.72.
Did no one at McDonald’s think, “This is a terrible idea. We’re going to get so much heat from this because we are entirely admitting that we pay shitty wages to our employees and that no one can live off working one minimum wage job alone.”????
The sad irony of today’s decision lies in its utter failure to grasp why the VRA has proven effective… Throwing out preclearance when it has worked and is continuing to work to stop discriminatory changes is like throwing away your umbrella in a rainstorm because you are not getting wet.
Not every adult U.S. citizen should have the right to vote. Instead, only those who pay taxes to a government should be eligible to vote in that government’s elections. So, for example, under this system, an adult paying sales tax in Rhode Island but no federal taxes would qualify to vote in Rhode Island state elections but not in federal elections. Restricting the right to vote to taxpayers is moral and practical.
After all, what is a vote? A vote is a piece of control over how the government spends taxpayer money. Every government program, every enforced law and every action taken by the government is funded from tax “revenue.” This includes government debt, since it must eventually be repaid, and inflation, since it is a tax on the purchasing power of the dollar. Thus, to function, government takes money from group A and distributes money — in the form of benefits and programs — to group B. Membership in group A and group B may or may not overlap.
White dudes, SMH.
This is the problem when our society conditions white boys to believe all their opinions are valid, you get assholes like this feeling entitled to espouse voter suppression.
There’s so much rage I have about this proposed bill that it’s difficult for me to put it into words so let me leave this here until steam stops pouring out of my ears.
State Representatives RoseMarie Swanger (R), Tom Caltagirone (D), Mark Gillen (R), Keith Gillespie (R), Adam Harris (R), and Mike Tobash (R): GET THE FUCK OUT OF MY STATE.
This is not a scientific poll.
This is not a scientific poll.
This is not a scientific poll.
The high court normally has seven members. But it heard the case with just six and a 3-3 deadlock would allow the lower court decision to stand. A seventh justice, a Republican, was suspended in May after being charged in a political corruption investigation.
we're screw-ups. I'm a screw-up and I plan to be a screw-up until my late 20s, maybe even my early 30s.
24-year-old east coast women's college graduate with a laptop and no original thoughts.
currently attempting to make something of my life after screwing around in france for a few months.
my friends and I also like to post photos of food+beer.