Staff Picks

  • Scott Santens
    Published 2 months ago
    The Future of the United States Depends on the Immediate Adoption of UBI

    The Future of the United States Depends on the Immediate Adoption of UBI

    This article has been translated into Italian and Spanish.
  • Colton Tanner Casados-Medve
    Published 2 months ago
    Bernie's Winning Strategy: Suspend His Campaign While Continuing to Collect Delegates
  • Dr. Megan Babb
    Published 2 months ago
    COVID Pandemic Exposes the Ugly Secrets Hidden in America’s Healthcare System:

    COVID Pandemic Exposes the Ugly Secrets Hidden in America’s Healthcare System:

    Picture courtesy of Lenore Stutznegger and Norman Rainock (Norman Rainock Art Ca.)
  • Nathalia Ramos
    Published 2 months ago
    Who Is Joe Biden?

    Who Is Joe Biden?

    Joe Biden has made a primary comeback that is nothing short of extraordinary. With his chances of becoming the Democratic nominee stronger than ever I wanted to know more about the former Vice President. So, I partnered up with KnowYourVote to help put together this mini tip sheet.
  • Walter Rhein
    Published 3 months ago
    An Open Letter to Trump On The Environment
  • Nathalia Ramos
    Published 3 months ago
    2020 Presidential Candidates Tip Sheet

    2020 Presidential Candidates Tip Sheet

    Election season can be really confusing. I wanted to learn who some of the top candidates are so we can all be better informed when placing our votes. So, I partnered up with Know Your Vote for an extra special episode of my IGTV Series, "Who The F*** Are The Candidates". Know Your Vote is a platform that aggregates publicly available candidate data, so you don't have to go looking for it. They helped me put together this tip sheet of --simple, non partisan facts about some of the top candidates and some of their top policies. I compiled their notes into this easy to read tip sheet , but I recommend you go check out their website for more information and to see where each candidate stands on the issues that are most important to you.
  • Genevieve Blocker
    Published 4 months ago
    The Controversies From Shakira and J-LO

    The Controversies From Shakira and J-LO

    During the fifty fourth Super Bowl this year in 2020, the Half-Time show was a performance put on by Shakira and Jennifer Lopez. The show caused quite the controversy in the media. While everybody is entitled to their opinion, some things are simply facts. Facts and humanity are what we are here to discuss today.
  • Jordyn Kelsey
    Published 4 months ago
    On ‘Daisies’ and Why it does Matter

    On ‘Daisies’ and Why it does Matter

    The Czech New Wave was a film movement that emerged in 1963 which writer Simon Hitchman in his 2015 article suggested was due to increasing pressure for socio-political reform within Czechoslovakia. The country was in the midst of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic (CSR) period in which the country was under communist rule. Film makers needed a voice to combat this oppressive rule and thus the New Wave movement began. During this period, a renowned female director, Vera Chytilova; ‘first lady of Czech cinema,’ according to Fox in 2014, released the film Daisies in 1966. The film is a 70-minute experimental, absurdist look at two young girls who, after deciding that the world ‘has gone bad’ decide that they themselves will ‘go bad’ too. They embark on a series of anarchic, destructive behaviours as a rebellion against society. Theorist Shaviro in 2007 wrote that he regarded Daisies as a ‘violently nihilistic assault’ against the conventions of filmmaking, social normalities and even the spectator themselves.
  • Jonathan Reed
    Published 5 months ago
    Harry Megxits Royal Life

    Harry Megxits Royal Life

    It is perhaps one of the most iconic pieces of Royal film ever: a 21-year-old Princess Elizabeth dedicating her entire life to the service of her people and further Commonwealth family. Her historic words – “my whole life whether it be long or short shall be devoted to your service” – set a precedent for her reign, and in the near seventy years of service as Queen and Monarch, she has unflinchingly, stoically and tirelessly honoured each and every word.