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Oct 1

to the people who have followed me lately that I did not greet

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Oct 1
oh-lala-paris:

heartheirwhispers:

ultraviol-et:


Isn’t it relaxing?Just seeing the snow quietly flow down, makes you calm.

This is so perfect I want to cry

This is so relaxing to watch

THIS IS PERFECT

oh-lala-paris:

heartheirwhispers:

ultraviol-et:

Isn’t it relaxing?
Just seeing the snow quietly flow down, makes you calm.

This is so perfect I want to cry

This is so relaxing to watch

THIS IS PERFECT

Oct 1

phoenix-falls:

No sugardaddies. No sugar mamas. No sugarbabies. Full socialism in romantic relationships. There are only sugarcomrades.

Oct 1

end0skeletal:

In case you are sad here are some animals wearing sweaters.

this is social anxiety summed up in two gifs

(Source: ashleybreather)

namibulous:

gaydicks420:

verygaygirlfriendfoxmulder:

gaydicks420:

gaydicks420:

new aesthetic: surreal pop punk

your shorts are glowing and are made of a material not known to this world. your vans die and regenerate every night. every band does covers of gregorian chants. your bangs extend into infinity.

fall out void

Abandon your mortal form and ascend to a higher plane! at the disco

my chemical existance

outofcontextdnd:

-rolls a 1 on an attack roll- “The Mayor draws his pistol and shoots the sheriff. But he does not kill the deputy.”

I just saw someone’s post in the ##Canadian Immigration## tag from a Canadian who wrote this long rant about how the US’s problem is that it’s not harsh enough on immigrants and applauding Australia for forcing immigrant boats to turn around because it’s dangerous for them to turn around. As in “yay Australia! You showed those immigrants how dangerous it is to make the journey to you, so now more of them will be discouraged from trying!”

As in it would be a good thing if actual people were deterred by real people dying in their attempts to escape to a new country.

I feel sick, I feel actually sick.

PLEASE HELP US: SPREAD THIS SHIT LIKE WILDFIRE

tartarsaucegaryen:

Starting on Monday, thousands of university students in Hong Kong have been gathering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Tamar Park (outside the government offices) to protest the National People Congress (NPC) of China’s decision to restrict the right to vote for Chief Executive, the city’s highest political leader in 2017.

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Article 45 of the Basic Law (Hong Kong’s own mini-constitution implemented after the handover from Britain to China in 1997) states that the Chief Executive should be chosen by universal suffrage as an eventual goal. Time and time again the Communist Party of China have dodged/shut down any democratic progress. Last month the NPC announced that they would continue using the 1200-member committee, consisting of members loyal to the Communist Party, to vote for our CE. THIS IS ILLEGAL. THIS IS SHAM DEMOCRACY AND SHOULD NOT BE TOLERATED.

The sit-in of university students belongs to a movement called ‘Occupy Central with Love and Peace’ and is led by The Hong Kong Federation of Students (schedule and declaration of the strike included). This act of civil disobedience consists of absolute non-violence. It consists of free public lectures offered by university professors and writers on topics like Orwell’s ‘1984’, history of Hong Kong’s struggle for democracy, Ghandi and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s fight to end injustice etc etc. I was one of the students sitting in Tamar Park on Tuesday and Thursday and it was one of the most rewarding, educational and, I must emphasise, peaceful political activities I have ever witnessed.

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On Friday, high school students led by the student group Scholarism joined in the protest. They marched to Civic Square, pleading for our current CE to come out of his offices and listen to their requests, just like he promised during his ‘campaign’ in 2012. More and more citizens joined in the protest after work.

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The police started cutting off access to Civic Square, which is a publicly owned area. They used shields to form a blockade against the protestors and started pushing them back. When people resisted with umbrellas, they started using clubs and pepper spray on the protestors, who started putting both of their hands up to show they are unarmed. Many students who managed to rush in Civic Square are arrested, including the leading of Scholarism. Many of them have visible injuries caused by police brutality and some of them still haven’t been released from police custody.

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THE FIGHT IS STIL GOING ON. PEOPLE ARE STILL CROWDING OUTSIDE CIVIC SQUARE AND TAMAR. Resources are running thin and the police are still threatening violence. Some of my friends are at the protest and they are continuing the struggle despite the risks. It is predicted that the police will escalate their brutality with tear gas, more pepper spray and water cannons against innocent, peaceful protestors, many of them teenagers.

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You can watch Occupy Central live here: x (Apple Daily livestream)

I know tumblr is a US-centric place but PLEASE PLEASE SPARE A SECOND TO REBLOG THIS POST. Hong Kong is a tiny city. We are anything but a formidable force in international politics. The only thing we can do is raise awareness among the world and force our corrupt government to answer to our protests. 

PLEASE HELP US. 

Articles on Occupy Central (English): x (The Economist), x (BBC News), x (Mail Online), x (Newsweek), x (CNN), x (Right Now I/O), x (NY Times)

Updates (Chinese): x (Campus TV, HKU), x (Apple Daily), x (Amnesty International Hong Kong), x (InMedia HK), x (926政總現場消息發佈)

Sometimes you need to burn bridges to stop yourself from crossing them again.

- Unknown (via missinyouiskillingme)

(Source: abluesforbrklyn)