Is The US Becoming A Dystopia? – Second Thought

We all love a good dystopian movie, but at what point do we have to start considering real life dystopian? In this episode, we’re taking a look at some troubling trends in the US, and by extension the rest of the world.

Language, Voice, and Holden Caulfield – The Catcher in the Rye Part 1: CC English Literature #6

In which John Green examines JD Salinger’s novel The Catcher in the Rye. John pulls out the old school literary criticism by examining the text itself rather than paying attention to the biographical or historical context of the novel (that’s for next week). Listen, words matter. The Catcher in the Rye has managed to endureContinue reading “Language, Voice, and Holden Caulfield – The Catcher in the Rye Part 1: CC English Literature #6”

Hungary proposes banning the ‘promotion’ of homosexuality to children

Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party has proposed banning the “promotion” of sexuality of young people under a new law. The bill would also outlaw promoting sex change among minors, including in schools, films or books. The legal amendments were proposed by the conservative party of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Thursday, according to the parliament’s website.Continue reading “Hungary proposes banning the ‘promotion’ of homosexuality to children”

Hollywood actor Seagal joins pro-Kremlin party, proposes tougher laws

Hollywood actor Steven Seagal, a long-time admirer of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has joined a pro-Kremlin party, the the party said on Sunday. Seagal received a party membership card of an alliance named Just Russia – Patriots – For Truth on Saturday, a video relased by the party showed. It was formed earlier this year,Continue reading “Hollywood actor Seagal joins pro-Kremlin party, proposes tougher laws”

Revisiting One of the Greatest Protests in Oscars History

The Oscars are typically a night filled with glitz and glamour, but sometimes a star will use their time in the spotlight to make impactful political statements. On the main stage, Leonardo DiCaprio has addressed climate change, Patricia Arquette the ongoing issue of equal pay, and Spike Lee the importance of voting, among other moments. And with millions tuning in toContinue reading “Revisiting One of the Greatest Protests in Oscars History”

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