Category Archive: Pop Culture

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: Thoughts on Netflix’s “Hot Girls Wanted” and Sex Work

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Sebastian, Angie, and Sarah discuss pornography, prostitution, and the new Netflix documentary Hot Girls Wanted, about the amateur porn industry. The conversation is edited and compiled. *** SEBASTIAN: Chris Hedges on prostitution: “If… 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

Clickbait Feminism: A Trend Journalists Should Avoid

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There has been a recent trend of jumping on the bandwagon of a social justice issue. Whether it is showing disdain for Donald Sterling’s racist statements or targeting  businesses in Indiana for refusing… Continue reading

Chat Corner: The Gang Discusses Game of Thrones S05E06

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Welcome to a new series on Unfettered Equality called CHAT CORNER, in which we discuss current events, pop culture, and of course politics. These conversations are compiled from a our daily GroupMe chats and… Continue reading

Review: Tricked Reminds Us of the Evils of Prostitution and Human Sex Trafficking in the United States

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Tricked: The Documentary, is a 2013 film about the horrors of prostitution and human sex trafficking. It includes interviews of former prostitutes, pimps, johns, and law enforcement who work in vice departments all… Continue reading

Pop Politics: What should you watch? – The Price of Success

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This weekend — while you are in between NCAA tournament games, or avoiding NCAA tournament games, or mad that your bracket is busted — here are a few great documentaries available on Netflix… Continue reading

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver takes on the ruse of student athletes and college athletics

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I have three favorite days of the year: Christmas Eve, Thanksgiving, and the first Thursday of March Madness. I love college basketball because I love the style of the game, the amazing fan… Continue reading

Pop Politics: What should you watch? — Political Women

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March is Women’s History Month, so why not start out with a few binge-worthy Netflix shows on female representation in politics. Of the 1,963 people who have served in the Senate, only 46… Continue reading