dustin blake

dustin blake

At this point, it’s hard to prove definitively that Amazon … gave special treatment to Ryan’s book to push a political agenda. But not only is Amazon’s unwillingness to explain the favoritism shown to “The Way Forward” suspicious; Amazon’s war on small retailers, its exploitative working conditions, and its tireless efforts to skirt taxes depends on the advancement of the deregulatory, anti-labor, tax-cutting agenda for which Ryan is a prominent champion.

A tale of two books: Why is Amazon giving special treatment to Paul Ryan? - Salon.com

I’m finding more and more reasons to dislike Amazon. Support of the bozo / libertarian / Randian “policies” of Paul Ryan is near the top of the list.

Harvard Business School's Role in Widening Inequality

robertreich:

No institution is more responsible for educating the CEOs of American corporations than Harvard Business School – inculcating in them a set of ideas and principles that have resulted in a pay gap between CEOs and ordinary workers that’s gone from 20-to-1 fifty years ago to almost 300-to-1…

Visiting Mom - my first time seeing the house & the view (at West Secluded Meadows Loop – Wasilla, Alaska)

Visiting Mom - my first time seeing the house & the view (at West Secluded Meadows Loop – Wasilla, Alaska)

at Norfolk Street

at Norfolk Street

Upper Market #vscocam

Upper Market #vscocam

my first batch of homemade madeleines!  #vscocam

my first batch of homemade madeleines! #vscocam

The Four Biggest Right-Wing Lies About Inequality

robertreich:

Even though French economist Thomas Piketty has made an air-tight case that we’re heading toward levels of inequality not seen since the days of the nineteenth-century robber barons, right-wing conservatives haven’t stopped lying about what’s happening and what to do about it.

theparisreview:

From a 1960 letter, Flannery O’Connor on Ayn Rand. (via)

theparisreview:

From a 1960 letter, Flannery O’Connor on Ayn Rand. (via)

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beautiful (and expensive!) chocolate!

 (via Set de 3 Tabletas Pollock | UNELEFANTE)

beautiful (and expensive!) chocolate!

(via Set de 3 Tabletas Pollock | UNELEFANTE)

33 Norfolk, San Francisco, California (at Norfolk Street)

33 Norfolk, San Francisco, California (at Norfolk Street)

#vscocam (at Deloitte)

#vscocam (at Deloitte)

in front of Holy Cow #vscocam  (at Holy Cow Nightclub)

in front of Holy Cow #vscocam (at Holy Cow Nightclub)

WHY (at 6th St)

WHY (at 6th St)

explore-blog:

Christoph Niemann's artwork exploring commoditized warfare for MoMA's Design and Violence is, as expected, absolutely brilliant.
Pair with Niemann’s equally ingenious Abstract City. 
explore-blog:

Christoph Niemann's artwork exploring commoditized warfare for MoMA's Design and Violence is, as expected, absolutely brilliant.
Pair with Niemann’s equally ingenious Abstract City. 

explore-blog:

Christoph Niemann's artwork exploring commoditized warfare for MoMA's Design and Violence is, as expected, absolutely brilliant.

Pair with Niemann’s equally ingenious Abstract City

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