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Throughout researching Occupy Wall Street and conversing with my peers regarding the subject, they all end up asking the same question: how and when did the movement start? 737 more words

Feminism Rewind?

Not exactly an light hearted topic it has to be said, but something I feel has to be said nonetheless.The other day I was talking with a friend and we landed upon this topic of conversation. 582 more words

The Daily Newspaper and Urban Popular Culture

by Walter Fox

Commenting on the expressive photographs of European peasants by the noted Czech photographer Josef Koudelka in an issue of the now-defunct Camera magazine, the writer Daniele Sallenave made this mordant observation on the effects of mass media on European popular culture: 2,454 more words

Joseph Pulitzer

NYPD twitter campaign implodes, flooded with photos of police abuse

Just before 2 pm EDT, the New York City Police Department called via Twitter for photos of citizens with its officers. Almost immediately the campaign #myNYPD seemed to backfire, as users flooded the hashtag with photos decrying alleged police brutality.The hashtag gave users an opportunity to recall several individuals involved in major cases of NYPD brutality, false accusations, or extrajudicial execution, including  53 more words


New leaks: Cuban-US organization leaders helped 'Cuban Twitter'

Leaders of the largest nonprofit for young Cuban-Americans, which explicitly refused to accept US government funds, in fact supported Washington’s secret program aimed at toppling Cuba’s government, a leaked report reveals.Roots of Hope were approached by the program organizers in 2011 and discussed how to shift it into private hands, according to interviews and documents obtained by AP. 75 more words



We as a species are naturally insecure. I’m sure that the cave-men gossiped about who’s cave was bigger and better, and who caught the biggest game for dinner. 1,189 more words