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Pop Politics: What Should You Watch – Oscar Docs

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Back by popular demand, while many of us are still buried under snow (or mainly slush), here is the return of Pop Politics: What Should You Watch. It has been a couple weeks… Continue reading

Angie’s Blogiversary Reflection

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It has been almost two months since the Trump presidency began and I have come to hate any sort of political discourse. I am not even exaggerating. I have stopped using Facebook because… Continue reading

Chat Corner: The Unfettered Equality team discusses Brexit, globalization and what it means for Europe going forward.

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SEBASTIAN: Really hoping the Brits don’t vote for exit. Would be pretty catastrophic. I don’t think an EU without Britain would survive, France and Germany are on the same page but they both… Continue reading

Beasts of No Nation and the Loss of Innocence

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“When this war is over, I am thinking I cannot go back to doing childish things.” Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts of No Nation opens with Agu, a young boy, and his friends running around… Continue reading

Chat Corner: What are Bernie Sanders chances? Angie and Sebastian discuss the effect of early primaries on candidate momentum.

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Sebastian and Angie discuss presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and his chances in the 2016 Democratic primary. The conversation is edited and compiled. *** ANGIE: So let’s talk about Bernie Sanders actual chances to win… Continue reading

Thomas and Alito’s Straw Man Arguments Against The Fair Housing Act

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While everyone is laughing at Justice Antonin Scalia’s “interpretive jiggery-pokery” and “pure apple sauce”, another very important SCOTUS case was decided yesterday. The Fair Housing Act was up for interpretation in Texas Department… Continue reading

Orange Is The New Black Sheds Light on the Drug War and Imprisoned Women

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A young girl  walks into the kitchen to see four women, one of whom is her mother, sitting around a kitchen table in their bras cutting, weighing and packaging cocaine and heroin. Looking… Continue reading

Chat Corner: Cultural Relativism in Public Schools

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Sebastian and Angie discuss a recent The Federalist Papers article claiming: “In one school district in Oregon, a common American food eaten by millions each day [peanut butter and jelly sandwiches] is now… Continue reading

Your (Continuously Growing) Presidential Candidate Cheat Sheet

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As the field of 2016 presidential candidates grows, it might become difficult for you to keep track. Well, we have you covered! Here is your cheat sheet for all the presidential hopefuls who… Continue reading