LONDON VS. GOTHAM.
such an epic game. though the score was pretty spread, the magnitude and turn out for this event is extremely exciting and telling of the future of derby
"In reality, Americans are less likely to move upward from their class of origin than are Germans, Canadians, Finns, French people, Swedes, Norwegians, or Danes. But the myth, fortified with bracing doses of positive thinking, persists. As two researchers at the Brookings Institution observed, a little wryly, in 2006:
“[The] strong belief in opportunity and upward mobility is the explanation that is often given for Americans’ high tolerance for inequality. The majority of Americans surveyed believe that they will be above mean income in the future (even though that is a mathematical impossibility).”"
Barbara Ehrenreich, Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America (via x09)
(Source: sociolab, via newwavefeminism)
WHEN SOMEONE DOESN’T GET YOUR DERBY NAME.
8 Days Til San Diego, 10 til BOTB!
Happy Tuesday! The long weekend is over and we’re into single digits: 8 days until we leave for San Diego! Still haven’t shared my GoFundMe? Want to donate a little something? Check out my page. THEN, go check out the amazing photos from this weekend’s Derby-Q thanks to David A Carter Photography, like this one