New Era of Civil Disobedience
Anti-government activists gather during a protest in Hong Kong, China, late Saturday and in the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.
Pro-democracy protesters kick-started an occupation of central Hong Kong after students clashed with the city’s police, prompting thousands of people to take to the streets in support.
China said last month that candidates for the 2017 leadership election must be vetted by a committee, angering pro-democracy campaigners who say the group is packed with business executives and lawmakers who favor Beijing.
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Full coverage of the Hong Kong protest movement by the Bloomberg Photo team here.
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“White women’s feminisms still center around equality…. Black women’s feminisms demand justice. There is a difference. One kind of feminism focuses on the policies that will help women integrate fully into the existing American system. The other recognizes the fundamental flaws in the system and seeks its complete and total transformation.”
last night a guy said to me “you are very, very pretty” and i said “i know” and he said like patronisingly “you KNOW?” and i said “you think you’re the first person to ever compliment me?” and he didn’t know where to go from there
This might be my new favorite thing.
I was gunna say what about Wales but them i imagined sticking a giant dragon on it and that the rest of the uk must be embarrassed of us.
Fun fact: The Welsh dragon does not appear on the flag because when the first Union Flag was created in 1606, Wales was already united with England from the 13th century. This meant that Wales was a Principality instead of a Kingdom and as such could not be included
Multiple surveys have shown that depression is more common in women than men. According to the World Health Organization, the levels of depression are 50% higher for females (WHO, 2008). Statistics also show that 1 in 4 women will be treated for depression at some point in their lives compared to 1 in 10 men (National Institute For Clinical Excellence, 2003)