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Time Stands Still at the Super Bowl: Trump, Rules, and the Banality of American Liberalism

Leigh Claire La Berge on the Super Bowl LII and the fetishization of rules.

The Campus Antifascist Network is Winning the Fight Against Fascism at Universities

Founders of the Campus Antifascist Network argues that fascism is not free speech, and that fascists should not be given a platform on University campuses.

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Hong Kong Noir

By Susan Blumberg-Kason When I lived in Hong Kong in the 1990s, my only interaction with the police occurred when …

Everyone Can Benefit from Mindfulness Practice

By Inger E. Burnett-Zeigler Despite the cultural perception that mindfulness is reserved for those endowed with white privilege, the practice …

VICELAND’s Desus & Mero: Late-Night Television With a Laugh (And Plenty of Thought)

By Thomas Klepacz On the Wednesday, November 30th episode of VICELAND’s new daily program Desus & Mero, the show’s two …

Journalism Without Authority: What Have We Lost?

By Steven L. Isenberg Journalism was once cloaked in a mantle of authority, offering trustworthy information and avoiding slant. Careful reportage …

Blade Runner 2049 and Los Angeles’ Korean Future

By Colin Marshall “LOS ANGELES NOVEMBER, 2019.” So, with that stark title card, begins the film that presented the most …

Finding Humility in Camus’ The Plague

Shortly before Christmas Day 1946, Albert Camus delivered a book manuscript to his publisher. Unhappy with what he had written …