Tag Archive: Netflix

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

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

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

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

Pop Politics: What Should You Watch? — The Story of Three Wars

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Since reading  James Fallows’ “The Tragedy of the American Military,” it’s been been hard to remember a time when we weren’t at war. With our government’s “chickenhawk” political approach to the military, it… Continue reading

Pop Politics: What should you watch?

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As a proponent of the intersections between pop culture and politics, I would like to introduce a new segment called “Pop Politics”. Every Friday afternoon I will suggest what you should binge on… Continue reading