Immigrants. First generation.
Almost a thousand people in West Africa die from ebola and nobody bats an eyelash, yet 2 white people in the US contract it and miraculously a cure is released and given to them because they’re an “extreme circumstance.” Satire is dead and real life is a dystopian hellscape
Shauna Niequist, Cold Tangerines: Celebrating the Extraordinary Nature of Everyday Life (via travelling-dreams)
My favorite quote. (via sleepy-bat)
If you’re going to throw out your opinion on the Central America refugee crisis but you don’t want to / aren’t going to critically examine the U.S.’s role in fueling this crisis or the U.S.’s role in the creation and spread of transnational gangs and drug demand and trafficking that the refugees are fleeing
You can sit right the fuck down.
American narcissism is telling immigrants that they should be grateful to live here, when it’s, more likely than not, some form of American interference that destabilized their home nation.