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These cocoa farmers have never tasted the fruit of their labor before.

“What a privilege to taste it.”

Wire has an article about the absolute worst fucking idea ever… 435 more words

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Jack London

Jack London was born John Griffith Chaney on January 12, 1876, in San Francisco, California. After working in the Klondike, London returned home and began publishing stories. 47 more words

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The object of power is power.

The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power. Not wealth or luxury or long life or happiness: only power, pure power. 170 more words

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Anatomy of a Revolution

  • discontent that affects nearly all social classes
  • widespread feelings of entrapment and despair
  • unfulfilled expectations
  • a unified solidarity in opposition to a tiny power elite…
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The Struggle

The whole history of the progress of human liberty shows that all concessions yet made to her august claims, have been born of earnest struggle. If there is no struggle there is no progress.

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We're number one!

Among industrialized nations, the United States has the

  • highest poverty rate
  • greatest inequality of incomes
  • lowest government spending as a percentage of GDP on social programs for the disadvantaged…
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Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief didn’t really hit home as it did for┬áso many other readers that I’ve seen on GoodReads. The Book Thief is the first novel I’ve read that takes place in World War II that isn’t non-fiction. 392 more words

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