The Champagne Socialist

Unedited thoughts from a progressive mind - food, wine, music, poetry, photography - apathy is boring, life without bubbles, more boring still.
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#IfTheyGunnedMeDown Confronts How Minority Deaths Are Portrayed In Media

Following the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen on Saturday, and the ensuing media portrayal of his death, Twitter expressed outrage in the form of a hashtag: #IfTheyGunnedMeDown

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I can count on maybe only just two hands the number of students I feel like I’ve really made a difference with in almost ten years of teaching high school, but last week two of my former students walked in a SlutWalk event in Ottawa where they’re both attending university and I was literally so happy I could burst.





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#toronto #latergram - for a city that might want to see itself in lightness at this moment. (at Ashbridges Bay Park)


I swear the fuckin producers of the simpsons knew shit was an issue before anyone opened their eyes.

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Me IRL at school.

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Her Minajesty

Nicki Minaj by Jeff Bark

Styled by Robbie Spencer

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Now this is some Cumberbatchery I can get behind. 

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Ohio University Yearbook, 1968

Love the point of view, composition and earthy tones of these shots.  These kids were supercharged by the events around them and you can see the curiosity on their faces.  It was also a pivotal year for fashion as hair among the more conventional was just taking off and you have a range of styles from mod to preppie to hippie to those with just a slight hangover from the previous decade.


whenever I want to dislike her, she does something cool. EVERY. SINGLE. FUCKING. TIME.