(Source: kawaiilluminatii)

policymic:

America’s first Muslim fraternity may change your idea of fraternities … and Muslims

When you think of fraternities, the first things that usually come to mind are house parties and keg stands, not kufis and prayer rugs. But the brothers of Alpha Lambda Mu — or Alif Laam Meem, as they are also known — are out to change people’s ideas of fraternities, as well as their perceptions of young American Muslims.

ALM, the first Muslim fraternity in the U.S., was founded last year by Ali Mahmoud, a junior at the University of Texas, Dallas. Since then, chapters have opened at Cornell University and University of California, San Diego, and there are plans to expand this fall at San Diego State and the University of Florida.

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Greek orgs like this are the best 

(Source: micdotcom)

Really extreme emotional fluctuations working on this campaign. I was really happy earlier and now I’m just depressed, lonely and home-sick. I just wish I was home sometimes. 

pax-arabica:

Hey so, remember that UN school that all the displaced Gazans fled to for shelter?

Israel just bombed it.

Dozens dead so far, nobody is sure just how many.

What are you going to say now? That the bloody UNRWA was firing rockets at Israel?

fapoleon-bonerparte:

Bonaparte at Arcole
H. Chartier, 1896 

fapoleon-bonerparte:

Bonaparte at Arcole

H. Chartier, 1896 

wwustudentsforfarmworkerjustice:

Familias Unidas Por La Justicia is a farmworkers’ union of over 450 indigenous Triqui and Mixteco farmworkers. It formed out of a series of strikes which began last year on July 11, 2013, after a worker at Sakuma Brothers was fired for demanding a higher piece rate. There were six strikes in total last year.
During last year’s strikes, the strike committee issued a list of 14 grievances/demands. On the list were: a higher piece rate which would enable workers to earn the minimum wage; to cease using electronic scanners which led to workers not being paid wages they were owed; to be paid overtime per state and federal law; an end to practices which violate the Civil Rights Act and state laws against harassment and hostile work environments; and respect for indigenous Triqui and Mixteco farmworkers, who allege that they are routinely called by racist slurs and treated with disrespect.
Sakuma Brothers is the largest berry farm in Skagit County and sells berries to Haagen Dazs ice cream. There is an ongoing labor dispute and boycott of Sakuma berries and Haagen Dazs ice cream until Sakuma Brothers signs a union contract with Familias Unidas Por La Justicia

wwustudentsforfarmworkerjustice:

Familias Unidas Por La Justicia is a farmworkers’ union of over 450 indigenous Triqui and Mixteco farmworkers. It formed out of a series of strikes which began last year on July 11, 2013, after a worker at Sakuma Brothers was fired for demanding a higher piece rate. There were six strikes in total last year.

During last year’s strikes, the strike committee issued a list of 14 grievances/demands. On the list were: a higher piece rate which would enable workers to earn the minimum wage; to cease using electronic scanners which led to workers not being paid wages they were owed; to be paid overtime per state and federal law; an end to practices which violate the Civil Rights Act and state laws against harassment and hostile work environments; and respect for indigenous Triqui and Mixteco farmworkers, who allege that they are routinely called by racist slurs and treated with disrespect.

Sakuma Brothers is the largest berry farm in Skagit County and sells berries to Haagen Dazs ice cream. There is an ongoing labor dispute and boycott of Sakuma berries and Haagen Dazs ice cream until Sakuma Brothers signs a union contract with Familias Unidas Por La Justicia

wwustudentsforfarmworkerjustice:

Familias Unidas Por La Justicia is a farmworkers’ union of over 450 indigenous Triqui and Mixteco farmworkers. It formed out of a series of strikes which began last year on July 11, 2013, after a worker at Sakuma Brothers was fired for demanding a higher piece rate. There were six strikes in total last year.
During last year’s strikes, the strike committee issued a list of 14 grievances/demands. On the list were: a higher piece rate which would enable workers to earn the minimum wage; to cease using electronic scanners which led to workers not being paid wages they were owed; to be paid overtime per state and federal law; an end to practices which violate the Civil Rights Act and state laws against harassment and hostile work environments; and respect for indigenous Triqui and Mixteco farmworkers, who allege that they are routinely called by racist slurs and treated with disrespect.
Sakuma Brothers is the largest berry farm in Skagit County and sells berries to Haagen Dazs ice cream. There is an ongoing labor dispute and boycott of Sakuma berries and Haagen Dazs ice cream until Sakuma Brothers signs a union contract with Familias Unidas Por La Justicia

wwustudentsforfarmworkerjustice:

Familias Unidas Por La Justicia is a farmworkers’ union of over 450 indigenous Triqui and Mixteco farmworkers. It formed out of a series of strikes which began last year on July 11, 2013, after a worker at Sakuma Brothers was fired for demanding a higher piece rate. There were six strikes in total last year.

During last year’s strikes, the strike committee issued a list of 14 grievances/demands. On the list were: a higher piece rate which would enable workers to earn the minimum wage; to cease using electronic scanners which led to workers not being paid wages they were owed; to be paid overtime per state and federal law; an end to practices which violate the Civil Rights Act and state laws against harassment and hostile work environments; and respect for indigenous Triqui and Mixteco farmworkers, who allege that they are routinely called by racist slurs and treated with disrespect.

Sakuma Brothers is the largest berry farm in Skagit County and sells berries to Haagen Dazs ice cream. There is an ongoing labor dispute and boycott of Sakuma berries and Haagen Dazs ice cream until Sakuma Brothers signs a union contract with Familias Unidas Por La Justicia

kimberlyalidio:

A beautiful gesture from Lebanon - names of Palestinians killed by Israel in the last two weeks were hung on huge banners in Raouché, Beirut during a demonstration against the latest Zionist assault on Gaza, July 22, 2014. Protesters also threw flowers into the sea. Over 600 people have been killed (as of the morning of July 23, 2014), at least 25% of whom were children. (Photos: Jamal Saidi / Reuters) standwithpalestine

 

(Source: standwithpalestine)

Kinda frustrating when that picture of Beyonce dressed up as Rosie the riveter is getting all this circulation and people are saying how great and how feminist she is and how some of these people totally ignore what’s going on in Gaza.

this-is-wild:

Sleeping family of lynx(Roberto Carnevali)

this-is-wild:

Sleeping family of lynx()

fotojournalismus:

An Israeli left wing activist holds olive branches, during a demonstration against Israel’s offensive in the Gaza Strip, in Tel Aviv, Israel on July 19, 2014. (Oded Balilty/AP)

fotojournalismus:

An Israeli left wing activist holds olive branches, during a demonstration against Israel’s offensive in the Gaza Strip, in Tel Aviv, Israel on July 19, 2014. (Oded Balilty/AP)