*brings a photo of the Twin Peaks cast to hairdresser*
"I don’t want a specific haircut but can you do something that captures the dark yet kitschy essence of this show?"
"Ideology does not exist in the ‘world of ideas’ conceived as a ‘spiritual world.’ Ideology exists in institutions and the practices specific to them. We are even tempted to say, more precisely: ideology exists in apparatuses and the practices specific to them."
— Louis Althusser (via re-interpellated)
"The English bourgeoisie is charitable out of self-interest; it gives nothing outright, but regards its gifts as a business matter, makes a bargain with the poor, saying: “If I spend this much upon benevolent institutions, I thereby purchase the right not to be troubled any further,.."
The premise of minimum wage, when it was introduced, was that a single wage earner should be able to own a home and support a family. That was what it was based on; a full time job, any job, should be able to accomplish this.
The fact people scoff at this idea if presented nowadays, as though the people that ring up your groceries or hand you your burgers don’t deserve the luxury of a home and a family, is disgusting.
girl artist: insecure, constantly thinking about the fact that no one knows why we dream, gentle anxiety informs every decision made
guy artist: suck my dick if your septum is pierced can i get a hell yea
"And so was developed a list of mothers’ multiple and pervasive failures, inadequacies, and sexual shortcomings, which were seen as driving their husbands into the beds of their five-year-olds. It is interesting to note that, in so doing, these professionals came up with a more male-demeaning analysis than anything ever devised by allegedly male-hating radical feminists. The underlying assumption here was that men as a class suffered from what can only be called moral insanity."
— from Rocking the Cradle of Sexual Politics: What Happened When Women Said Incest by Louise Armstrong (via yoursocialconstructsareshowing)