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Socialism: You say you want a revolution

Socialism is back. Today, more young people in the United States express positive opinions of the socialist ideology than ever before. An October 2016...

Free speech deserves protection from all sides

The phrase “freedom of speech” actually means “freedom of speech with consequences.” Free speech is among the most important tools we have as human...

The grace of replays in the age of Trump

Following a sports team and the passion that comes with this dedication is a curious phenomenon of intangibles. For one, you see athletes performing...

Cops need to stop killing people

Lethal and excessive force weakens community trust Police keep killing people they shouldn’t, from 12-year-old Tamir Rice to 43-year-old father of six Eric Garner. Cops...

Alt-meat: seeking solutions to unethical factory farming

Even hard-core meat lovers can admit the meat industry partakes in cruel practices and the unnecessary torture of animals. Founder and Executive Director of...

Understanding Contemporary Art: Did I Miss the Point?

How do you feel when an artwork in such a formal space doesn’t make sense to you? A piece might have a hollow taste...

‘Star Trek’ still boldly representing as no one has represented before

Star Trek is back again on our screens—or rather streaming—with its latest incarnation: Star Trek: Discovery. Originating in 1966, the show has been considered not only...

Faux real fur: Refuse to buy into animal cruelty

Humans have a long history of utilizing other animals (and their deaths) for practical uses. Animals provide food, warmth and services. Back when cavemen roamed...

Dear Jessandra

Dear Jessandra, I know I should quit smoking cigarettes, but I don’t actually want to. How can I convince myself and others that my vice...

Silent victories from the outside

It is curious that one of the most widely discussed athletes, one whose actions speak louder than all others, is himself a comparatively silent...

Love for the black bloc

A banana is a fruit, but a fruit is not necessarily a banana. Likewise, those in the black bloc are anti-fascists, but anti-fascists—antifa—are not...

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Ask Jessandra

Dear Jessandra, Modern society is too complex. I want to be a responsible and engaged citizen, but I don’t feel like I’ll ever understand enough...

In search of the miraculous

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Ask Jessandra

Dear Jessandra, Modern society is too complex. I want to be a responsible and engaged citizen, but I don’t feel like I’ll ever understand enough...