Nov 23 2013 ∞
“ The ‘Most Dangerous Block in Seattle’ is the result of a culture-wide practice of socially isolating economically disadvantaged people who struggle with various combinations of mental illness, physical and developmental disabilities, terminal disease, and chemical dependency; then ghettoizing them through incarceration or institutionalization into an environment of desperation, and subsequently failing to provide adequate resources for treatment, education, health care and emotional counseling. And finally with reports like this, stigmatizing them through sensationalist reporting and misrepresentation making reintegration into the larger society even more difficult if not impossible.
— An Open Letter to KIRO News Reporter Henry Rosoff-http://www.seattlestar.net/2013/11/an-open-letter-to-kiro-news-7-reporter-henry-rosoff/
i’ve reached a point in my Internet life where my most popular Tumblr post is a picture of a bottle of poppers.