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Sofia Coppola: Deeply Shallow

This piece originally appeared in Candid Magazine’s 2017 Luxury Issue, which launched during London Fashion Week.

There are few names as synonymous with luxury in contemporary cinema as Sofia Coppola. 993 more words

Cinema

Link: "Wilfrid Laurier and the Creep of Critical Theory"

Here’s an excellent article on some increasing – and disturbing – trends in academia, especially in the humanities. In a recent case at Wilfrid Laurier University (in Canada), a Graduate teaching assistant was reprimanded for presenting a televised debate about transgendered nouns, principally because she did not condemn one side of the debate first, and thus help the students reach the correct conclusion (more on that case… 170 more words

Politics And Society

In Dread of Derrida

By guest contributor Jonathon Catlin

According to Ethan Kleinberg, historians are still living in fear of the specter of deconstruction; their attempted exorcisms have failed. In… 1,808 more words

Historiography

Autonomous Antifa: From the Autonomen to Post-Antifa in Germany

An Interview with Bender, a German Comrade 
by Paul O’Banion

Bender has been involved in the autonomous movement in Germany since the 1980s, and talks here about his experiences and observations from thirty years of organizing. 5,326 more words

Communism

Why We Need International Men's Day

Today is International Men’s Day, a commemoration of boys and men, and a day to reflect on the specific issues that they face. This obviously includes all men: white men, men of color, straight men, gay men, bisexual men, asexual men, cisgender men, transgender men, young men, old men, able-bodied men, disabled men, men with mental health issues, and the list goes on. 1,589 more words

Critical Theory

The Rules video

Great video on our global situation from the New York/Africa-based The Rules group.

Social Change

Sustainable Prospects PHO704 17/18. Week 8 : Independent Reflection

I have carried out some intense reading over the last few days to try and clarify where my style of wildlife photography fits within contemporary photography.  267 more words

Sustainable Prospects