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In Retrospect: The Discourse on “Culture” and Canadian Politics in 2015

I began this post a few months ago, but decided to finish it off now anyways. I think it is still relevant in light of the lead up to the presidential race across the border in the U.S.A., as stereotypically mild-mannered Canadians compare  1,719 more words

Religious Studies

Miss Spoke

It was a YUUUGE night in little New Hampshire, after a spectacularly crazy week of words heard everywhere.

Prior to the primary primary, Madeline Albright, campaigning for Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, declared, “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other.” 517 more words

What's Missing From The Brownsville Rape Case

According to the law enforcement, an 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped at gunpoint by a group of five teenagers while walking through the park in Brownsville, Brooklyn with her estranged father. 490 more words

Culture & Politics

THE BANQUET

Europe is currently facing the largest migration of peoples since the Second World War. Many of those who are coming to Europe are displaced from Syria by the civil war there and the depredations of the Islamic State. 839 more words

Nations

On self-help culture, analysis of 'Charlie Brown and Snoopy: The Peanuts Movie'

This post contains spoilers

The Peanuts Movie is a critique of the culture of self-help and the formulaic path to success; concurrently applied in two stories. 1,732 more words

Culture And Politics

Why Trump?

From Reddit:

[–]ciabattabing16 5400 points 4 months ago*x13
Because over time our entire political system has become a complete joke. It’s completely based on money. And these are just the popular mantras, but after 30 something years on this planet, I’ve decided they’re true, but for specific reasons.

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Jessica "don't bother" Jones

After watching the excellent Netflix show Daredevil, I was eager to watch the spin-off series, Jessica Jones, but…

It’s classless. It’s horribly written. The dialog is childish.  202 more words

Culture And Politics