Growing up Alienated

Independent cultural commentary & analysis.

Nov 14, 2020

In Politicians We Trust

In Politicians We Trust

In 2008, when the news broke of Obama’s presidential win, I was overseas at a bar, in the company of a few Americans. Although I was young, I still vividly remember their

Oct 23, 2020

‘I Love Humanity, It's People I Can't Stand’

‘I Love Humanity, It's People I Can't Stand’

Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s perennial novels are inundated with complex characters — they are often conflicted, multifaceted people who all of us can relate to in different ways. In Crime and Punishment (1866), Dostoyevsky’s

Sep 12, 2020

Hollywood Goes Online

Hollywood Goes Online

With Hollywood in pandemic purgatory, actors have been turning to other mediums to maintain relevance — and what better way to achieve this goal than by invading the digital proletariat.

Sep 11, 2020

Black Lives & the Futility of Online Activism

Black Lives & the Futility of Online Activism

“If we do not know how to meaningfully talk about racism, our actions will move in misleading directions.” - Angela Davis, Freedom is a Constant Struggle“Networks do not eradicate power: they distribute

Sep 10, 2020

The Ideological Purge

The Ideological Purge

Social consciousness was not elevated, in fact, it seems the pandemic was the tipping point in hurtling humanity towards a new epoch of social unrest. With this unrest, we too, have all but abandoned the climate cause.

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