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Namecheap: “Don’t Flush Our Rights Away”

It’s not easy doing creative and effective political advertising. This one nails it. A memorable, clear, powerful and fun way to deliver a great message: ‘keep the internet free.’

(Source: metalpotential)

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If we want to have more women in tech, it is not enough to get more women engineers and executives—we need more women founders, because it is the founders of companies that set the cultural tone for so much that happens in Silicon Valley.
Peter Thiel (via davemorin)

(Source: brycedotvc, via davemorin)

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But some argue that focusing on a centralized criminal justice system and government-led initiatives can only go so far. In a state where hundreds of roadless communities are scattered across hundreds of thousands of miles, and where the storied rates of violence against women can hit 100 percent in some villages, silence is the norm, and violence is almost expected. (Says detective Vandervalk, “You’ll get a Native girl who says, ‘My mom always tells me to wear two pairs of jeans at night to slow him down.’”)
Rape culture in the Alaskan wilderness, The Atlantic

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In its short history as a state, Alaska has earned an unnerving epithet: It is the rape capital of the U.S. At nearly 80 rapes per 100,000, according to the FBI Uniform Crime Report, Alaska’s rape rate is almost three times the national average; for child sexual assault, it’s nearly six times. And, according to the 2010 Alaska Victimization Survey, the most comprehensive data to date, 59 percent of Alaskan women have been victims of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, or both.
Rape culture in the Alaskan wilderness, The Atlantic