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Unlearning your bigotry

Being raised in the U.S. and, to an extent, the rest of the globalized world of capitalism, establishes a certain set of what I call competitive values in the general population. People of varying backgrounds, societies, identities, etc. have differing levels of privilege. Of course, the diversity of values throughout the world — what is

Masculism

What is this article? It is certainly not an attack on modern feminism, nor is it a denial of women’s rights to an equitable society. Instead, I aim to address a glaring hole in our quest for gender equality: masculinity. Most people are already familiar with the idea of toxic masculinity, but we rarely address

Death to the language textbook!

I am not advocating for a complete ban of textbooks for language-learning purposes, but the manner in which we approach foreign language education needs to radically change. I find the current landscape of language learning particularly frustrating because I love the endeavor of language acquisition. Having studied numerous languages, both in and out of the

The quadrennial duopoly sham: MLK amnesia

The Democratic Party advertises itself as the champion of the marginalized, while simultaneously painting the Republican Party as the white man’s party. This series serves to highlight the contradictions in this false illusion and to analyze the two-party system situated on two sides of the same white supremacist capitalist patriarchal coin. American society treats African

Fifty Shades of Capital: Crony capitalism

There are many facets of our social reality influenced by global capitalism; this series serves to highlight the ever-expanding market’s effect on our daily lives. From Bon-App to the environment, capitalism has generated numerous negative consequences around the world. The political landscape under capitalism is constantly changing and evolving. A hundred years ago, the United

Fifty Shades of Capital: Gender Labor

There are many facets of our social reality influenced by global capitalism; this series serves to highlight the ever-expanding market’s effect on our daily lives. From Bon-App to the environment, capitalism has generated numerous negative consequences around the world. Several weeks ago, I discussed the displacement of peasants and their subsequent lifetime of laboring for

Fifty Shades of Capital: Indigenous land

There are many facets of our social reality influenced by global capitalism; this series serves to highlight the ever-expanding market’s effect on our daily lives. From Bon-App to the environment, capitalism has generated numerous negative consequences around the world. Foundational to the capitalist mode of production is private property. Much of U.S. land is privatized,

Fifty Shades of Capital: Budget cuts

There are many facets of our social reality influenced by global capitalism; this series serves to highlight the ever-expanding market’s effect on our daily lives. From Bon-App to the environment, capitalism has generated numerous negative consequences around the world. Essential to any capitalist economy, regardless of geography or culture, is a primordial commodity: labor. Without

Fifty Shades of Capital: Bon-App

There are many facets of our social reality influenced by global capitalism; this series serves to highlight the ever-expanding market’s effect on our daily lives. From Bon-App to the environment, capitalism has generated numerous negative consequences around the world. A parasite has infected LarryU: the parasite of a poorly created meal plan. All the unwavering

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