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If you’ve turned on the news or opened up any social media app, even briefly this week, you’re almost certainly aware of the tragic accident that occurred on the set of ‘Rust’ (an upcoming Western) where Alec Baldwin fatally shot cinematographer Halyna Hutchin and injured director Joel Souza.

The back-to-back…

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Earlier this month, the New York Times put out a 14 minute video entitled “Blue States, You’re The Problem”; exploring the failings of Democrats to make sufficient progressive strides even in states where they have a monopoly on power. The video’s title alone was enough to send the Times’ predominantly…

Post-financial crisis, the Republican Party’s brand of hardline fiscal conservatism; of rolling back workers rights, refusing to raise the minimum wage and repealing key protections within the Affordable Care Act, has been met with an increasingly frosty reception from the American public. In place of embracing a more transformative economic…

Still from the music video for Billie Eilish’s ‘NDA’

It’s no secret that mainstream music has become darker and mellower in recent years; the most significant, and hugely popular, debut album of the 2010s — Billie Eilish’s ‘When We All Fall Asleep…’ — was filled with tales of toxic relationships, drug addiction, death and suicidal ideation. Meanwhile, the hoards…

‘The Purge’ franchise — for as much as I have admittedly enjoyed it through the years — has never felt as profound as it purports to be. The films all revolve around an America ruled by the “New Founding Fathers” who have instituted an annual one-day holiday where all crimes…

The ‘Regressive Left’ have built a large online following

So-called ‘identity politics’ — the oft-maligned, rarely clearly defined school of thought — once predominantly critiqued by conservatives, has increasingly drawn the ire of leftists in recent years. It’s understandable as to why; as important as representation is, it’s also true that establishment politicians can and do use the guise…

Source: Time Magazine

The 2020 election was presented by Democrats as nothing less than a fight for the survival of democracy. Joe Biden ran on the slogan “battle for the soul of our nation”. Anything other than a decisive Democrat victory was presented as a fundamental threat to the very fabric of democracy…

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