Alenka Bratušek (born 31 March 1970) is a liberal Slovenian politician and public servant, who has been Prime Minister of Slovenia since March 2013, the first woman in the country to do so. Since January 2013, she has served as president pro temporeof the Positive Slovenia party.
Laura Boldrini (born 28 April 1961), OMRI, is an Italian journalist and politician who has been President of the Chamber of Deputies of Italy since 16 March 2013. Previously she was a spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
Christy Wampole, author of How To Live Without Irony
Mariko is also involved in 0. (nulpunt). It’s her voice in the video describing that system.
A culture in which women are expected to remain virgins until marriage is a rape culture.
EJ Graff, cited by Tara Culp-Ressler in ’Kindergartners Shouldn’t Be Taught Sex Ed’ — And Other Myths Endangering America’s Youth
Ernest Hemingway liked (or was paid to say he liked) Ballantine Ale, which I am drinking right now.
(via NY Times)
This blog is becoming a different place now that I have decided that economics and social criticism have to inform my work at stoweboyd.com, so I’ve changed the theme to better direct what is here.
Mark Bittman, Thai-Style Cabbage
Put shredded Napa cabbage (about 12 cups) in a large bowl with 1/2 cup chopped peanuts and 1 cup chopped mint. Combine 3 tablespoons fish sauce, 1 to 2 tablespoons rice vinegar, 1 tablespoon neutral oil, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, the juice of 1 lime and some minced fresh hot chili to taste; whisk to dissolve the sugar. Add the dressing to the cabbage and toss.