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Schoolgirl 'beheaded classmate because she wanted to dissect someone'

A 16-year-old Japanese schoolgirl has confessed to decapitating a classmate, police have said, as she reportedly told investigators she “wanted to dissect” someone.

The teenager, whose name was not released as she is a minor, was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of murdering her 15-year-old female classmate, after police discovered the dismembered body on a bed in the suspect’s home. 116 more words

Societal Collapse/Degeneration

We are not useless. We are fabulous!

TRIGGER WARNING: discussion of ableism, classism, trauma in movement spaces

Just today I was talking with the person I am dating, who said, “I just wish I could do more of those things, be able to go to protests and organize and work on the things I care about.” 888 more words


A Letter to BIMA Gimel

(A preface for anyone who usually reads this blog– I am at a writing program right now. Participants are divided into groups called Bayitim, which means Houses in Hebrew. 1,337 more words


New initiative restores Palestinian humanity in mainstream media

Humanize Palestine is a new initiative intended to challenge the commonly dehumanizing or insensitive portrayal of Palestinians in mainstream media. This unique project aims to restore and maintain the identities of Palestinians killed at the hands of the Israeli military, particularly when they are dryly featured in news stories or depicted as collateral damage in an ongoing conflict. 502 more words


Surviving Prison Violence

The public hears a lot about prisoner on prisoner violence in jails and prisons. And they believe all of it without any knowledge of the stresses and dangers that exist in most prisons, including serious overcrowding. 751 more words


The First Time You Are Dehumanized

This post includes crude language that is not intended to be used lightly nor in a joking manner. The crude language used in this post is meant to express feelings and educate people on the problem that is dehumanization, misogyny, and racism. 1,931 more words


Baltimore Sun 'literally otherizes' Palestinians in insulting subheadline

This photograph of The Baltimore Sun’s front page taken by Twitter user @hankamarillo identifies 13 dead soldiers as Israeli but uses the word “others” to identify Palestinians. 335 more words