Thank you, PBS
Thank you, PBS
Diane Ravitch on The Daily Show.
Ravitch is the queen. If only the government would listen…
We would also address poverty directly. We would increase the minimum wage and make post-secondary education cheap or free, and we’d improve improve unemployment benefits and offer free job-training to the unemployed.
Poverty is one of the few social ills where throwing money at the problem really does seem to work.
These are not radical, liberal ideas. In fact, in Europe most of them are associated with the more conservative parties, and many of them were associated with the American Republican party in the 80s. But the United States’s political climate is so different from anywhere else in the industrialized world that I fear we will just continue to get farther behind in education (and in % of people living in poverty) until we decide to make some big domestic investments.
Can we talk about Jeniffer Lawrence? Can somebody PLEASE talk with me about Jennifer Lawrence?! How does she do this?! I can’t even display this much emotion in REAL LIFE.
Fuck, I am so glad I am around to see her create this shit. She is incredible.
here, have another oscar
I was thinking when I was watching catching fire that its so nice to watch an actress pull all the stops on her emotional range and be willing to look ugly/weird with her face to do it. I’m so used to actresses being kept pretty no matter what when in reality nfucking no one looks beautiful in these emotional moments
ALL HAIL THE QUEEN
17/31 Days of Halloween
- Addam’s Family Values (1993) "So I killed. So I maimed. So I destroyed one innocent life after another. Aren’t I a human being? Don’t I yearn, and ache, and shop? Don’t I deserve love… and jewelry?"