What Is Cultural Appropriation? | Feminist Fridays

What Is Cultural Appropriation? | Feminist Fridays

Hi! Welcome to Feminist Fridays: a series where we explore the social, the political, and the media from a feminist and intersectional perspective…and use a lot of F-words. On today’s episode of Feminist Fridays we’re gonna be discussing what has been by far the most requested video topic…cultural appropriation. If you’ve ever been to a […]

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1984 by George Orwell, Part 1: Crash Course Literature 401

1984 by George Orwell, Part 1: Crash Course Literature 401

Hi I’m John Green and welcome to season 4 of CrashCourse literature. Today, we’re transporting you to one of my favorite (slash least favorite) dystopias, George Orwell’s 1984. I feel like that eye is looking at me. The book starts like this: It was a bright cold day in April and the clocks were striking […]

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Basically I’m Gay

Basically I’m Gay

(sighs) – Hello Internet. (inhales deeply) (dramatic suspenseful music) – Sex! Secrecy! And a whole lot of internal screaming. Starring Daniel Howell. One of the greatest mysteries of our generation. What is Dan’s sexuality? Spoiler alert. I’m not straight. Sex, the foundation of life and the only thing we’re really supposed to do. Everyone’s obsessed […]

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Junot Diaz: Literature is The Closest Thing To Telepathy

Junot Diaz:  Literature is The Closest Thing To Telepathy

One of the functions that art has is not only is art didactic. Art can be in many ways persuasive or seductive. But art is also transgressive and the transgressive function of art is fundamental in a society that often shies away from the difficult topics, the difficult subjects and the difficult conversations it needs […]

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Marxism is ignorant of the Pareto principle | Jordan Peterson & Bret Weinstein

Marxism is ignorant of the Pareto principle | Jordan Peterson & Bret Weinstein

So here’s the thing what’s up with? With Marxism is a there’s a lot in marx critique of capitalism That’s actually right and so that kind of gets you through the door once you start looking at the analysis And then there’s the prescription which is toxic But it’s not obvious why it’s toxic in […]

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