"In Chand’s case, she hasn’t doped and she hasn’t cheated. Her body just produces more testosterone. There shouldn’t be an expectation that women athletes can only be a certain kind."

A star Indian sprinter’s future is at risk because she isn’t “woman” enough  (via micdotcom)

"In my very strong opinion — and I speak to you as chairman of the veterans committee in the Senate — I do not believe that people fought and died for democracy so that billionaires can buy elections."

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

(Source: rawstory.com, via liberalsarecool)

"I know that the middle class of this country is collapsing. I know the gap between the very, very rich and everybody else is growing wider. I know there is profound anger at the greed on Wall Street and corporate America, anger at the political establishment, anger at the media establishment. The American people want real change."

Sen. Bernie Sanders hopes to be the Clinton alternative Democrats are looking for  (via micdotcom)

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 I agree with everything Iain Banks said. I just hate the (*) in fucking… when you use swear words a sentence enhancements use them proudly.

beingliberal:

 I agree with everything Iain Banks said. I just hate the (*) in fucking… when you use swear words a sentence enhancements use them proudly.